1505 Pontano

Works by Iovianus Pontanus, a 15th-century humanist poet and diplomat. This edition contains the poem "Urania," which is an exploration of the mythological aspects of astronomy and was reputedly a popular text of it's day. Pontanus was a friend of Sannazaro. The Aldine Dolphin & Anchor device is prominent on the title page and on p492.

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Author(s): 
PONTANO, Giovanni
Short-title: 
Opera
Format: 
Octavo