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Bracelli, Giacomo
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[Giacomo or Iacopo Bracello, Bracellio, Bracellus, de Bracelleis]

1390 –c. 1466.Italy.  Born in 1390, Giacomo Bracelli was a doctor in both civil and canon law (iuris utriusque consultus). He studied in Pavia and probably also in Milan. By 1411, he was already Chancellor of the Republic of Genoa, a position he held for over fifty years. During his life, Bracelli became acquainted with many humanists and litterati of his time: Giovanni Aurispa, Poggio Bracciolini, Giovan Mario Filelfo, Flavio Biondo, Antonio Beccadelli (Il Panormita), Bartolomeo Fazio, and others. Giacomo Br…

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Paolini, Devid, “Bracelli, Giacomo”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00361>
First published online: 2016

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