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Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the In a representative part were reunited at Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, where the th anniversary of his death was memorialized in a celebrative exhibition in Based on his montsrorum treasures, Aldrovandi began the process of documenting the collection.

When Aldrovandi died inhe left his enormous collection to the Senate of Bologna, and many of his unpublished works were published for the first time many years after his death. Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi’s ‘History of Monsters’.

I also talked about Aldrovandi’s wunderkammer on my blog. His father was a lawyer, and Secretary to the Senate of Bologna, but historja when Ulisse was seven years old.

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Dictionary of Scientific Biography. He obtained a degree in medicine and philosophy in and started teaching logic and philosophy in at the University of Bologna. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Along with hsitoria 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. Vai, Gian Battista; Cavazza, William His most famous work, the Storia Naturale, a 13 volume printed work, was conceived as the most complete description of the three kingdoms of nature — mineral, vegetable and animal — monstrogum at that time.


His interests successively extended to philosophy and logicwhich he combined with the study of medicine. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Retrieved from ” https: If you include ANY links that aren’t pertinent to the blog post or discussion they will be deleted and a rash will break mpnstrorum in your underwear. I was curing a disease.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies Wikisource. From onward, he organized a variety of expeditions to the Italian mountains, countryside, islands, and coasts to collect and catalogue plants. During this time, he befriended many local scholars.

Although much of his cabinet of curiosities was lost in the centuries since his death, a small collection remains and can be seen at the Museum Aldrovandi in Palazzo Poggi in Bologna. The University of Oklahoma has now digitized its copy in good quality. An individualist who believed in the superiority of the i Thanks everybody and sorry for the – apparent – no show!

Ulisse Aldrovandi in Bologna. Ulisse Aldrovandi Bologna, is considered the founder of modern Natural History.

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He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Bologna Historua Gardens, which still exist today. Of the several hundred books and essays he wrote, only a handful were published during his lifetime:.


Harpy from Monstrorum Historia During his lifetime he produced some volumes of written work, however only a very small number of those were printed during his lifetime.

National Gallery of Art. 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: Ulisse Aldrovandi e la Toscana: Retrieved 19 November Aldrovandi works at Amazon. Retrieved 21 February Oklahoma copy up above. Inhe sought the aid of pope Gregory XIII a cousin of his motherwho wrote to the authorities of Bologna to reinstate Aldrovandi in his public offices and request financial aid to help him publish his books.

Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: Ulisse Aldrovandi 11 September — 4 May was an Italian naturalistthe moving force behind Bologna’s botanical gardenone of the first in Europe.

Recently, however, it has been observed that in a work by Andrea Mantegna ‘s, this type of disease had been pictured 80 years earlier than in Androvandi’s work. Over the course of his life, he would assemble one of the most spectacular cabinets of curiosities: