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Petriboni, Pagolo
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15th century. Italy. The so called Priorista (Book of Priors) of Petriboni is in fact the work of two successive authors: Pagolo Petriboni and Matteo Rinaldi. Pagolo di Matteo di Fastello Petriboni (1392/94-1443/45) was a native of Florence. His father was a banker or merchant on a small scale belonging to an old family with varying fortunes. Matteo di Borgo Rinaldi (1410-76) was also a Florentine. Like his father, Rinaldi was matriculated in the Arte della Seta (silk guild) and was himself elected to the Florentine Signoria (Priorate) three times. Although the Priorista bears Petribon…

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Lang, Heinrich, “Petriboni, Pagolo”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 22 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000784>
First published online: 2016

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