Orsini, Fulvio
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Ursinus, Fulvius; Italian antiquarian. Born Rome 11. 12. 1529, died there in May 1600. Studied with Gentile Delfini; canon in St. John Lateran from around 1535. From 1558, secretary and librarian of Cardinal Ranuccio Farnese; 1565 conservator of the collection of antiquities of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese. 1577 refused an appointment to the Univ. of Krakow and Wilna. From 1581 corretore greco in Bibliotheca Vaticana; from 1589 in the service of Cardinal Odoardo Farnese, renowned as a patron of the arts and a …

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Lang, Jörn, “Orsini, Fulvio”, 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 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00527>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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