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Record 5790

Reading Experience:

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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: St Augustine
Title: De Civitate Dei
Genre: Other religious, Classics, History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 5790  
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: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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