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Record 9560

Reading Experience:

Gabriel Harvey's favourite authors on warfare, listed in his copy of Machiavelli, "The Arte of Warre", after 1595: 'Mie principal Autors for Warr, after much reading, & long consideration: [...] For the Art, Vegetius, Machiavel & Sutcliff: for Stratagems, Gandino, & Ranzovius: for Fortification, Pyrotechnie, & engins, Tetti, & Digges [Stratioticos]: for the old Roman most worthie Discipline & Action, Caesar: for the new Spanish, & Inglish excellent Discipline & Action, Sir Ro[ger]: Williams.'
Century: 1500-1599, 1600-1699
Date: unknown
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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Marco Antonio Gandino
Title: unknown
Genre: Military strategy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9560  
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: 163
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 163,, accessed: 29 May 2024

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