Database of Italian Academies

Description: 

The Database of Italian Academies is an online collection of all of the books published by Italian Academies between 1525-1700 currently held in the collections of the British Library. This "detailed searchable database" provides access to printed material relating to the Italian learned Academies active in Avellino, Bari, Benevento, Bologna, Brindisi, Caltanissetta, Catania, Catanzaro, Enna, L’Aquila, Lecce, Mantua, Naples, Padua, Palermo, Rome, Salerno, Siena, Syracuse, Trapani, and Venice. The database can be navigated through searching academies, books, or persons and each entry is accompanied by historical, bibliographical, and critical information.

period: 
1525-1700
geographical region: 
Italy
funding bodies: 
Arts and Humanities Research Council
Affiliation(s): 
Royal Holloway University of London and the University of Reading
Location: 
United Kingdom
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Content Area: 
Databases