See also:ALEXANDER AB ALEXANDRO) (1461-1523),
See also:Italian jurist, was
See also:born at Naples about the
See also:year 1461 . He studied
See also:law at Naples and Rome, and afterwards practised for a
See also:time as
See also:advocate in both cities . He is said to have been royal proto-
See also:notary at Naples in 1490 . Dissatisfied, according to his own account, with the corrupt administration of
See also:justice, he at length quitted the
See also:bar and devoted himself entirely to
See also:literary pursuits, especially to the study of
See also:philology and antiquities . A sinecure
See also:appointment, which he owed to the favour of the
See also:pope, enabled him to lead a
See also:life of learned leisure at Rome, where he died on the 2nd of
See also:October 1523 . His
See also:work entitled
See also:Dies Geniales appeared at Rome in 1522, and was constructed after the
See also:model of the Nodes Atticae of Aulus
See also:Gellius, and the Saturnalia of
See also:Macrobius . It consists of a confused mass of heterogeneous materials
See also:relating to philology, antiquities, law, dreams, spectres, &c., and is characterized by considerable credulity .
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