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Record Number: 5791


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:

Juan Luis Vives

Title:

Commentary to St Augustine, De Civitate Dei

Genre:

Other religious, Classics, History, Politics, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5791

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=5791, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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