Pietro Bembo: Lover, Linguist, Cardinal

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The first full-length biography of Renaissance Cardinal Pietro Bembo Carol Kidwell's lavishly illustrated book is the first full-length biography of Renaissance Cardinal Pietro Bembo. Her extensive use of translations from Bembo's 2,600 letters, including exchanges of love letters with Lucrezia Borgia, provides a picture of personal life in the brilliant, turbulent years of the Italian Renaissance. Bembo, a Venetian patrician and man of letters, had a close association with the printer Aldus. He enjoyed a rich life with ...

Pietro Bembo: Lover, Linguist, Cardinal 2004, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773527096

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