Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Acciaiuoli, Donato
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Italian Humanist. Born 15. 3. 1429 in Florence, died 28. 8. 1478 in Milan. Studied Greek, Latin and mathematics. Political assignments and appointments for Florence, and various embassies (to Milan, Rome, Siena). 1474 Florentine Gonfaloniere di Giustizia. Died at Milan during a diplomatic mission to Paris.

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From the 1450s, A. was regularly sent on diplomatic missions, and he held high offices in the Florentine Republic. His political career in the service of the Medici was all…

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Thurn, Nikolaus, “Acciaiuoli, Donato”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00001>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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