Exhibition: "The Sixth Centenary Festival of Dante"

Author: Anne Leone

In May of 1865, the city of Florence honored the 600th birthday of Dante Alighieri with a lavish three-day festival that included public celebrations of the author's works, concerts, and exhibitions. Our current spotlight exhibit displays some of the literary and commemorative publications released in conjunction with this important festival. Curated by Tracy Bergstrom, Curator, Zahm Dante and Early Italian Imprints Collection, the exhibit is open to the public 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, through December 18, 2015 in Special Collections, Hesburgh Library.


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New Library acquisition: Fragmenta vestigii veteris Romae ex lapidibus Farnesianis...

Author: Tracy Bergstrom

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has recently acquired the following item: 


Bellori, Giovanni Pietro. Fragmenta vestigii veteris Romae ex lapidibus Farnesianis nunc primum in lucem edita, cum notis Io. Petri Bellorii, ad Eminentiss. ac Reverendiss. Camillum Maximum S.R.E. Cardinalem. Rome: Typis I. Corvi, sumptibus Ioannis Iacobi de Rubeis, 1673.

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