Beroaldo, Filippo, the Elder
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Philippus Beroaldus; Italian Humanist and poet. Born 7. 11. 1453 in Bologna, died there 17. 7. 1505. Studied with Francesco dal Pozzo et al. First teaching post from 1472 in rhetoric and philosophy at Univ. of Bologna; 1475/76 prof. at Parma; 1476–1479 prof. at Paris; 1479–1505 prof. at Bologna, member of the city senate; numerous embassies.

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B. was born into a noble family in Bologna, giving him the best educational opportunities. He himself cited his studies with…

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Pieper, Christoph, “Beroaldo, Filippo, the Elder”, 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 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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