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Record Number: 5789


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Anthony Grafton, in "Discitur ut agatur: How Gabriel Harvey Read His Livy," notes that in 1590 Gabriel Harvey read Livy's Romanae historiae with reference to passages on it in St Augustine's De Civitate Dei; "Harvey read the City of God not on its own but together with its almost equally vast Renaissance companion, the commentary by Juan Luis Vives ..."

Century:

1500-1599

Date:

1590

Country:

n/a

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:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

T. Livii Patavini

Title:

Romanae historiae principis, Decades tres cum dimidia

Genre:

Classics, History, Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Basel, 1555

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5789

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Stephen A. Barney

Title:

Annotation and Its Texts

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

n/a

Page:

115

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Stephen A. Barney (ed.), Annotation and Its Texts (New York, 1991), p. 115, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5789, accessed: 01 April 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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