ACCORSO (Accuxslus), MARIANGELO (c. 1490--1544) ,
See also:Italian critic, was
See also:born at Aquila, in the
See also:kingdom of Naples . He was a
See also:great favourite with
See also:Charles V., at whose
See also:court he resided for
See also:thirty-three years, and by whom he was employed on various
See also:missions . To a perfect knowledge of Greek and Latin he added an intimate acquaintance with several
See also:languages . In discovering and collating
See also:manuscripts, for which his travels abroad gave him
See also:special opportunities, he displayed uncommon
See also:diligence . His
See also:work entitled Diatribae in Ausonium, Solinum et Ovidium (1524) is a
See also:monument of erudition and critical skill . He was the first editor of the Letters of
See also:Cassiodorus, with his
See also:Treatise on the Soul (1538); and his edition of
See also:Marcellinus (1533) contains five books more than any former one . The affected use of antiquated terms, introduced by some of the Latin writers of that age, is humorously ridiculed by him, in a
See also:dialogue in which an Oscan, a Volscian and a
See also:Roman are introduced as interlocutors (1531) . Accorso was accused of
See also:plagiarism in his notes on Ausonius, a
See also:charge which he most solemnly and energetically repudiated .
ACCORDION (Fr. accordeon; Ger. Handharmonica, Ziehh...
There are no comments yet for this article.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
Links to articles and home page are encouraged.