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Guarino da Verona
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Giovanni Guarini, also Guarino Veronese; Italian Humanist. Born Verona 1374/75, died Ferrara 4. 12. 1460. Studied at Verona and Padua; 1403–1408 at Constantinople with Manuel Chrysolaras. From 1412, prof. of Greek and Latin at Florence; from 1414–1419, headmaster at Venice; 1419–1429 prof. of rhetoric at Verona. From 1429 at Ferrara; princes’ tutor and headmaster there 1430–1435, from 1436 prof. of Greek. Took part in Council of Ferrara/Florence 1438.

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G. grew up in Verona, where he acquired the basis …

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Gall, Dorothee, “Guarino da Verona”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00296>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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