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Record Number: 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

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/RED/record_details.php?id=9588, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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