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Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444


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    • us: Leonardo Aretino, 1369-1444
    • us: Aretino, Leonardo, 1369-1444
    • us: Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus, 1369-1444
    • us: Leonardus, Aretinus, 1369-1444
    • us: Aretinus, Leonardus, 1369-1444
    • us: Aretinus, Leonardus Brunus, 1369-1444
    • us: Arretinus, Leonardus, 1369-1444
    • us: Lionardo, Aretino, 1369-1444
    • us: Aretino, Lionardo, 1369-1444
    • us: Brunus, Leonardus, 1369-1444
    • us: Bruno, Leonardo, 1369-1444
    • us: Bruni, Lionardo, 1369-1444
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    • Bruni, Leonardo Aretino, 1369-1444
  • Sources

    • found: Luiso, F.P. Studi su l'epistolario di Leonardo Bruni, 1980: t.p. (Leonardo Bruni)
    • found: It80-Dec (Bruni, Leonardo)
    • found: GEV (Leonardo Bruni)
    • found: Encic. ital. index (Leonardo Bruni)
    • found: Leonardo Brunis Rede auf Nanni Strozzi, 1996: p. 15 (Leonardo Bruni, 1370-1444) p. 16 (b. 1370 in Arezzo)
    • found: Catalogue of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 1992: v. 3, p. 24 (Leonardi Arretini ...)
    • found: Historia fiorentina, 1476: colophon (Messer Lionardo Aretino)
    • found: DBI (Bruni (Brunus, Bruno), Leonardo (Lionardo), called Leonardo Aretino; date of birth not definitely known, but according to some contemporaries it was 1370; d. 9 Mar. 1444)
    • found: Leonardi Bruni Aretini Epistolarum libri VIII, 1724: title page (Leonardi Bruni)
    • found: Wikipedia, 27 September 2017 (Leonardo Bruni, born c. 1370 in Arezzo, Tuscany, died 9 March 1444 in Florence; Italian humanist, historian and statesman)
    • found: encyclopedia.com, 27 September 2017 (Bruni, Leonardo (1369-1444); scholar, historian, and leading citizen of Florence, Leonardo Bruni was born in the town of Arezzo; he studied law and the classics; in 1405 he attained the important post of apostolic secretary to Pope Innocent VII; he was elected as the chancellor of Florence in 1410 but resigned within a year and returned to Rome as a papal secretary; in 1415, after Pope John XXIII was ousted from office, Bruni returned to Florence; he brought to light the works of Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch, and Demosthenes, whom he translated from Greek into Latin, making them accessible to many students and scholars for the first time; he wrote popular biographies of the Italian poets Petrarch and Dante, the Roman orator Cicero and the Greek philosopher Aristotle; he is best known for History of the Florentine People; writing in Latin, he began this work in 1415 and continued on it until his death nearly thirty years later; in 1427, he again attained the post of chancellor, which he held until his death in 1444)
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    • PA8477.B877
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    • 1980-08-05: new
    • 2017-09-28: revised
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