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Baldassare Castiglione

Author, Diplomat (6-Dec-1478 — 7-Feb-1529)


Julia Mary Cartwright Ady. Baldassare Castiglione: The Perfect Courtier, His Life and Letters, 1478-1529. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1908.

Christine Raffini. Marsilio Ficino, Pietro Bembo, Baldassare Castiglione: Philosophical, Aesthetic, and Political Approaches in Renaissance Platonism. Peter Lang. 1998. 173pp.

Ralph Roeder. The Man of the Renaissance: Four Lawgivers: Savonarola, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Aretino. New York: Viking Press. 1933. 540pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.273)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.46)

  8. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.156)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.176)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.94)

  11. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.46)

  12. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.136)

  13. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.56)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.34)

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