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Gatari, Galeazzo and Bartolomeo
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14th-15th century. Italy. Galeazzo (1344-1405) and Bartolomeo (1380-1439) were the father and son authors of a history in the vernacular of the rule of the Carrara family over Padua from 1318 to 1405. Born in Padua into a merchant family from Bologna, Galeazzo practiced the trade of apothecary all his life, but by the 1370s he become a loyal servant of the Carrara regime, undertaking several diplomatic missions. He later held the office of treasurer of the Carrara household, which gave him acces…

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Kohl, Benjamin G., “Gatari, Galeazzo and Bartolomeo”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_01062>
First published online: 2016

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