Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Buonaccorsi, Filippo
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Italian Humanist. Born San Gimignano 2. 5. 1437, died Krakow 1. 11. 1496. 1460–1462 studied at Venice, then secretary to Cardinal Studium Bartolomeo Roverella at Rome. Fled Rome 1468, reaching Poland in 1470. Active at Univ. of Krakow from 1472, from 1474 as secretary and councillor at the court of King Kasimir II.

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B.’s Humanist education took place in San Gimignano under the supervision of Mattia Lupi, then at Venice from 1460 to 1462, and finally in the circle of Pomponius Laetus at Rome, where he was also i…

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Thurn, Nikolaus, “Buonaccorsi, Filippo”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00099>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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