Riccoboni, Antonio
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Italian Humanist. Born Rovigo 1541, died Padua 1599. Studied at Venice. From 1562 teaching in Rovigo; town councillor there from 1570. 1571 doctorate of law from Padua, from 1571 prof. of rhetoric there.

Career, works and influence

R. studied with Marcus Antonius Muretus in Venice and Carolus Sigonius in Padua. He worked as a teacher in his home town of Rovigo from 1562, and he clearly made a great name for himself there, because in 1570 he was elected to the town council and given th…

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Tröger, Ursula, “Riccoboni, Antonio”, 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 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00601>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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