Albert de Castello
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Second half of 15th c.-after 1523. Born in the sestiere of Castello in Venice, Albert took on the Dominican cloak in Brescia around 1470. In 1489, he returned to his native region where he was affiliated with the priory of St. Peter Martyr in Murano, and where he stayed for 4 years. In 1493, he was sent to Brescia again by the Master General of the Dominican order. He spent the next fifteen years there, printing religious books in both Latin and Italian. Albert de Castello's growing reptuation made Maste…

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Nocentini, Silvia, “Albert de Castello”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00062>
First published online: 2016



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