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Histpria by peacay at 6: In JuneAldrovandi was accused and arrested for heresy on account of his espousing of the anti-trinitarian beliefs of the Anabaptist Camillo Renato.
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Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi – Kunstkabinett
He obtained a degree in medicine and philosophy in and started teaching logic and philosophy in at the University of Bologna. EB 20 July Thanks for your wonderful blog! Ulisse Aldrovandi e la Toscana: Of the several hundred books and essays he wrote, only a handful were published during his lifetime:.
Ulisse Aldrovandi 11 September — 4 May was an Italian naturalistthe moving force behind Bologna’s botanical gardenone of the first in Europe.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ulisse Aldrovandi. Ulisse Aldrovandi in Bologna. From onward, he organized a variety of expeditions to the Italian mountains, countryside, islands, and coasts to collect and catalogue plants. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat I was curing a disease. Oklahoma copy up above. Aldrovandi was born in Bologna to Teseo Aldrovandi and his wife, a noble but poor family.
Thanks to artists and painters like Agostino Carracci, Teodoro Ghisi, Jacopo Ligozzi, he created a huge archive made up of sheets, from which planks are still preserved today in the Biblioteca Universitaria di Bologna.
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I already made a post about Aldrovandi museum in Bologna where I saw his naturalia collection, maybe you should find it interesting.
Thanks everybody and sorry for the – histoira – no show! Views Read Edit View history. Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater there awarded him the first Professorial chair in natural science. National Gallery of Art.
He began to collect all manner of specimens which apparently came to constitute a formidable natural history museum for those that visited monstrrum. Monstrum Marinum rudimenta habitus Episcopi referens. Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi’s ‘History of Monsters’.
Inhe sought the aid of pope Gregory XIII a cousin of historla motherwho wrote to the authorities of Bologna to reinstate Aldrovandi in his public offices and request financial aid to help him publish his books.
Back in Bologna he began the process of amassing an extraordinary cabinet of curiosities, intended to be a representation of the diversity of the natural world. His interests successively extended to philosophy and logicwhich he combined with the study of medicine.
He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Bologna Botanical Gardens, which still exist today.
If you include ANY links that aren’t pertinent to the blog post or discussion they will be deleted and a rash will break out in your underwear. The flowering of Florence: Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the world, which were one of the first wunderkammer, Aldovrandi used to collect also drawings of animals hard to find or to preserve. Gee I must be rude or lazy or something. Aldrovandi works at Amazon. Retrieved 19 November I also talked about Aldrovandi’s wunderkammer on my blog.
He was the first to have extensively documented the neurofibromatosis  disease, a type of skin tumour. Four centuries of the word geology: Over the course of his life, he would assemble one of the most spectacular cabinets of curiosities: Eventually, his herbarium contained about dried specimens on sheets in sixteen volumes, preserved at the University of Bologna.
During nearly a year of confinement in Rome while fighting a heresy charge, Aldrovandi developed a strong interest in the natural world. His vast collections in botany and zoology he willed to the Senate of Bologna; until the collections were conserved in the Palazzo Pubblico, then in the Palazzo Poggibut were distributed among various libraries and institutions in the course of the nineteenth century.
Aldrovandi’s Monstrorum images are also available in high resolution from the Online Galleries of the History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries: