Daniel Barbarus; Venetian Humanist and architectural historian. Born 8. 2. 1514 (1513 according to the Venetian calendar) in Venice, died there 13. 4. 1570.
1535–1540 studied at Padua; Patriarch of Aquileia from 1550.
Work and influence
B. worked as a natural historian and diplomat, but especially also as an architectural historian, and he was an important force in Renaissance Vitruvian reception. He came from a noble Venetian family that produced many Humanists through the 15th an…