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Rucellai, Cosimo di Bernardo (1468-1520); of Florence; pupil of Johannes Maria Cataneus and Francesco da Diacetto; studied literae humanae at Studio fiorentino with brothers Palla and Giovanni; married daughter of Marchese Gabriello Malespina c.1477; Verde III:1 227-8 F/73; stood against Piero de' Medici with Francesco Vettori 1494; opponent of Savonarola; dedicatee in the Discorsi of Niccolò Macchiavelli, speaker in the `Orti Orcellari' in Macchiavelli's Arte della Guerra; dedicatee with Zanobi Buondelmonti in Macchiavelli's Discorsi; F. €Vettori, Scritti Storici e Politici, ed. E. Niccolini (Bari, 1972), 255, 503; Cosenza III 2514; his letter in a 'semi-humanistic cursive hand', probably autograph, to Benedetto Dei, 3 Feb. 1484 from Milan, in Paris, BnF, Ital. 2033, leaf 41 (ex informatione Professor A. C. de la Mare); his father Bernardo appears to have been in the circle of Aldus Manutius in Venice 1498; P. Scapecchi, `Tra Giglio e l'ancora', in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance Culture ed. D. S. Zeidberg and F. G. Superbi (Florence, 1994), 17-30, at 28-9; IBI IV 210. L. Passerini, Genealogia e storia della familia Rucellai (Florence, 1861), 132. ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Unknown. Dates: 1468 to 1520. Period: 15th century to 16th century.
- T-077(1) Theocritus — Idyllia, et al. [Greek]. — [Milan: Bonus Accursius, c.1480-1]. 4°.
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