The Resource The death of the child Valerio Marcello, Margaret L. King

The death of the child Valerio Marcello, Margaret L. King

Label
The death of the child Valerio Marcello
Title
The death of the child Valerio Marcello
Statement of responsibility
Margaret L. King
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Margaret King shows what the death of a little boy named Valerio Marcello over five hundred years ago can tell us about his time. This child, scion of a family of power and privilege at Venice's time of greatness, left his father in a state of despair so profound and so public that it occasioned an outpouring of consoling letters, orations, treatises, and poems. In these documents, we find a firsthand account, richly colored by humanist conventions and expectations, of the life of the fifteenth-century boy, the passionate devotion of his father, the feelings of his brothers and sisters, the str
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
UPM
Dewey number
945/.3105/0922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG677.99.M37
LC item number
K56 1994 E-book
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The death of the child Valerio Marcello, Margaret L. King
Publication
Note
  • English, Italian, and Latin
  • The illuminated ms., De obitu Valerii ..., which is discussed in this work is located in the University of Glasgow Library
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-461) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ILLUSTRATIONS; ABBREVIATIONS; PROLOGUE; CHAPTER ONE The Death of a Child; CHAPTER TWO The Birth of a Book; CHAPTER THREE Marcello in Word and Image; CHAPTER FOUR Marcello in War and Peace; CHAPTER FIVE Father and Son; CHAPTER SIX In Sympathy; APPENDIX ONE Marcello Family and Monuments; APPENDIX TWO Chronology; APPENDIX THREE Texts; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocm55719354
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 484 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226436197
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36893614
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55719354
  • acls0226436195

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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