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Record 5788

Reading Experience:

Anthony Grafton, "Discitur ut agatur: How Gabriel Harvey Read His Livy": "In 1584 ... in Cambridge, Harvey read Livy ... with Thomas Preston, master of Trinity Hall. They read Machiavelli's Discorsi at the same time ... They read several other up-to-date works on pragmatic politics as well, notably Jean Bodin's Methodus and Republic."
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 01 01 1584 and 31 12 1584
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
county: Cambridgeshire
specific address: Master's chambers, Trinity Hall
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reading Group:Gabriel Harvey and Thomas Preston
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1550
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Lawyer
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Thomas Preston, Master of Trinity Hall
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jean Bodin
Title: Republic
Genre: Politics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5788  
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,, accessed: 08 December 2023

Additional comments:



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