See also:Spanish bibliographer, was
See also:born at Seville on the 31St of
See also:July 1617 . After taking his degree at Salamanca (1636-1639), he returned to his native city, wrote his
See also:treatise De Exilio (which was not printed till 1659 ), and began his monumental
See also:register of Spanish writers . The fame of his learning reached
See also:Philip IV., who conferred the
See also:order of
See also:Santiago on him in 1645, and sent him as general
See also:agent to Rome in 1654 . Returning to Spain in 1679, Antonio died at
See also:Madrid in the
See also:spring of 1684 . His Bibliotheca Hispana nova, dealing with the
See also:works of Spanish authors who flourished after 1500, appeared at Rome in 1672; the Bibliotheca Hispana vetus, a
See also:history of Spain from the
See also:time of
See also:Augustus to the end of the 15th century, was revised by
See also:Marti, and published by Antonio's friend,
See also:Cardinal Jose Saenz de Aguirre at Rome in 1696 . A
See also:fine edition of both parts, with additional
See also:matter found in Antonio's
See also:manuscripts, and with supplementary notes by Francisco
See also:Perez Bayer, was issued at Madrid in 1787—1788 . This
See also:work, incomparably
See also:superior to any previous bibliography, is still unsuperseded and indispensable . Of Antonio's
See also:miscellaneous writings the most important is the
See also:posthumous Censura de historias fabulosas (Valencia, 1942), in which erudition is combined with critical insight . His Bibliotheca Hispana rabinica has not been printed; the
See also:manuscript is in the
See also:national library at Madrid .
ANTONIO VIVARINI (Antonio of Murano)
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