See also:born on the 22nd of May 1466 .
See also:Left an
See also:orphan at the age of eight, he lost his
See also:fortune owing to the
See also:bad management of his
See also:guardian, and was for many years hampered by want of means . In 1483 he accompanied his
See also:cousin Mario, who was one of the three sindici inquisitori deputed to hear appeals from the decisions of the rettori, on a tour through
See also:Istria and the mainland provinces, and he wrote a minute account of his experiences in his
See also:diary . Wherever he went he sought out learned men, examined
See also:libraries, and copied inscriptions . The result of this
See also:journey was the publication of his Itinerario in terra ferma and a collection of Latin inscriptions . Sanuto was elected a member of the Maggior Consiglio when only twenty years old (the legal age was twenty-five) solely on account of his merit, and he became a senator in 1498; he noted down everything that was said and done in those assemblies and obtained permission to examine the secret archives of the state . He collected a
See also:fine library, which was especially
See also:rich in
See also:MSS. and
See also:chronicles both Venetian and
See also:foreign, including the famous Altino
See also:chronicle, the basis of early Venetian
See also:history, and became the friend of all the learned men of the
See also:day, Aldo Mannzio dedicating to him his
See also:editions of the
See also:works of Angelo Poliziano and of the poems of Ovid . It was a
See also:great grief to Sanuto when
See also:Andrea Navagero was appointed the official historian to continue the history of the republic from the point where Marco Antonio Sabellico left off, and a still greater
See also:mortification when, Navagero having died in 1529 without executing his task, Pietro
See also:Bembo was appointed to succeed him . Finally in 1531 the value of his
See also:work was recognized by the
See also:senate, which granted him a pension of 150 gold ducats per annum . He died in 1533 . His chief works are the following: Itinerario in terra ferma, published by M . Rawdon
See also:Brown in 1847; I commentariz
See also:delta guerra di
See also:Ferrara, an account of the war between the Venetians and Ercole d'Este, published in Venice in 1829; La Spedizione di Carlo VIII .
(MS. in the Louvre); Le Vile dei Dogi, published in vol. xxii. of
See also:Muratori's Rerum Italicarum Scriptores (1733); the Diarii, his most important work, which cover the
See also:period from the 1st of
See also:January 1496 to
See also:September 1533, and fill 58 volumes . The publication of these records was begun by Rinaldo Fulin, in collaboration with Federigo Stefani, Guglielmo Berchet, and Niccold Barozzi; the last
See also:volume was published in Venice in 1903 . Owing to the relations of the Venetian republic with the whole of
See also:Europe and the East it is practically a universal chronicle, and is an invaluable source of information for all writers on that period .
SANUTO (SANUDO), MARINO
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