d'Este Library in Ferrara

Fiore dei Liberi and his treatises Fior di Battaglia/Flos Duellatorum c.1410.
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d'Este Library in Ferrara

Postby admin » 12 Sep 2008 17:50

In 1436 there were 279 manuscripts (two of these being Fiore's, one other also being about combat), mostly in Latin, with some in Italian and French. In 1495 there were 512 manuscripts, only two of which were in Greek.

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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Lib - Pub
By Miriam A. Drake
Contributor Miriam A. Drake
Published by CRC Press, 2003
ISBN 0824720806, 9780824720803
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