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Polydore Vergil on Discovery - Vergil, Polydore, and Copenhaver, Brian P. (Translated by)

The Italian humanist Polydore Vergil (1470-1555) was born in Urbino but spent most of his life in early Tudor England. His most popular work, "On Discovery" ("De inventoribus rerum", 1499), was the first comprehensive account of discoveries and inventions written since antiquity. Thirty Latin editions of this work were published in Polydore's ...

Polydore Vergil on Discovery 2002, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674007895