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By September, he had published an abjuration, but was transferred to Rome, and remained in custody or house arrest until absolved in April, hlstoria Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the His father was a lawyer, and Secretary to the Senate of Bologna, but died when Ulisse was seven years old.

He travelled quite a bit in his quest for monstrorhm and recorded his observations in some manuscripts, a number of which were published during his lifetime.

Harpy from Monstrorum Historia Retrieved 2 November Monstrum tetrachiron alatum capite humano aurito. I already made a monztrorum about Aldrovandi museum in Bologna where I saw his naturalia collection, maybe you should find it interesting. Based on his amassed treasures, Aldrovandi began the process of documenting the collection. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Bologna Botanical Gardens, which still exist today. They were, together, a masterpiece of the weird, featuring glorious woodcut illustrations of oddities and creatures familiar and distinctly bizarre.

Enter your search terms Submit search form. Ulisse Aldrovandi e la Toscana: EB 20 July I was curing a disease. Aldrovandi works at Amazon. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. There was an accident If you include ANY histtoria that aren’t pertinent to the blog post or discussion they will be deleted and a rash will break out in your underwear.


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Recently, however, it has been observed that in a work by Andrea Mantegna ‘s, this type of disease had been pictured 80 years earlier than in Androvandi’s work. Two headed lizard from Hustoria serpentum et draconum Basilisk from Serpentum, et draconum historiae libri duo The flowering of Florence: Inhe became professor of philosophy and in he became the first professor of natural sciences at Bologna lectura philosophiae naturalis ordinaria de fossilibus, plantis et animalibus.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ulisse Aldrovandi. Ulisse Aldrovandi Bologna, is considered the founder of modern Natural History. Ulisse Aldrovandi 11 September — 4 May was an Italian naturalistthe moving force behind Bologna’s botanical gardenhistorix of the first in Europe.

When Aldrovandi died inhe left his enormous collection to the Senate of Bologna, and many of his unpublished works were published for the first time many years after his death.

He was the first to have extensively documented the neurofibromatosis [7] disease, a type of skin tumour. In a representative part were reunited at Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, where the th anniversary of his death was memorialized in a celebrative exhibition in This book offers rare fantastic drawings. Monstrum hermaphroditicum pedibus historiq. During nearly a year of confinement in Rome while fighting a heresy charge, Aldrovandi developed monstorrum strong interest in the natural world.

He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus ; his name in Italian is equally given as Aldroandi. His collection grew to contain more than 7, specimens and another several thousand herbarium and plant specimens.

Over the course of his life, he would assemble one of the most spectacular cabinets of curiosities: Although much of his cabinet of curiosities was lost in the centuries since his death, a small collection remains and can be seen at the Museum Aldrovandi in Palazzo Poggi in Bologna. Monstrum Marinum rudimenta habitus Episcopi referens. University of California Press. Inhe sought the aid of pope Gregory XIII a cousin of his motherwho wrote to the authorities of Bologna to reinstate Aldrovandi in his public offices and request financial aid to help him publish his books.


His most famous work, the Storia Naturale, a 13 volume printed work, was conceived as the most complete description of the three kingdoms of nature — mineral, vegetable and animal — available at that time. Thanks everybody and sorry for the – apparent – no show! Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies Wikisource.

Eventually, his herbarium contained about dried specimens on sheets in sixteen volumes, preserved at the University of Bologna.

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During this time, he befriended many local scholars. Views Read Edit View history. Gee I must be rude or lazy or something.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Newer Post Older Post Home. National Gallery of Art. Aldrovandi’s Monstrorum images are also available in high resolution from the Online Galleries of the History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries: