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Record 9487

Reading Experience:

'In ["Ciceronianus" (published 1577; delivered c.1575)] [...] Harvey says he has been for nearly twenty weeks in his Tusculan villa, i.e. at his father's house in Saffron Walden, assiduously studying not only the greatest of the old Roman writers, but renaissance writers such as Sturm, Manutius, Osorius, Sigonius and Buchanan. He had given more time to Cicero than to all the rest put together, yet sometimes he had dropped Cicero on Friendship to take up Osorius on Glory'.
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 1 Jan 1574 and 30 Jun 1577
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Saffron Walden
county: Essex
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 1545
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Osorius
Title: Works including On Glory
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9487  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gabriel Harvey
  Editor: G. C. Moore Smith
  Title: Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia
  Place of Publication: Stratford-Upon-Avon
  Date of Publication: 1913
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 14
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gabriel Harvey, G. C. Moore Smith (ed.), Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia (Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1913), p. 14,, accessed: 17 April 2024

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