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Record 9588

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Virginia F. Stern notes that in Gabriel Harvey's 1563 copy of Cicero, "Epistolae ad Atticum" 'The glossary is divided [by Harvey, using characteristic shorthand symbols as well as Latin] into eight portions for daily reading [...] A number of Harvey's signatures and copious annotations throughout the volume.'
Century: 1500-1599, 1600-1699
Date: Between 1 Jan 1563 and 7 Feb 1630
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Gabriel Harvey
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1545
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/academic
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Cicero
Title: M. Tullii Ciceronis Epistolae Ad Atticum. Ad M. Brutum, Ad Quinctum Fratrem, Cum correctionibus Pauli Manutii
Genre: Classics, Politics, Law
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Venice, 1563
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9588  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia F. Stern
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 207
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 207, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9588, accessed: 13 November 2019

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