THE I TATTI RENAISSANCE LIBRARY
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Invectives

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$19.50 • £15.95 • €17.50

ISBN 9780674030886

Publication Date: 09/30/2008

Short

320 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

Villa I Tatti > The I Tatti Renaissance Library

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  • Introduction
  • Invectives
    • Invectives against a Physician
    • Invective against a Man of High Rank with No Knowledge or Virtue
    • On His Own Ignorance and That of Many Others
    • Invective against a Detractor of Italy
  • Note on the Translations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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