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Publisher: Italica Press
De Gois, Damiao, Ruth, Jeffrey S., Ruth, Jeffrey S.
De Gois was a Portuguese humanist, a friend of Erasmus and his circle, and a writer imbued with the classical learning of his day. His Description of Lisbon was written in 1554 at the height of the city's commercial and cultural influence. It places the city in its geographical and historical setting, surveys its topography and environs, and then reviews its major architectural attractions.Ruth's introduction places de Gois in the intellectual and historical context of the age, summarizes previous scholarship on the author and his work, and provides useful notes to de Gois' classical sources, his historical and geographical references, and to the sites mentioned in the text.De Gois, Damiao is the author of 'Lisbon in the Renaissance A New Translation of the Urbis Olisiponis Descriptio' with ISBN 9780934977364 and ISBN 0934977364.
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