The Disappearance of an Author and the Emergence of a Genre: Niccolò da Poggibonsi and Pilgrimage Guidebooks between Manuscript and Print*

@article{Moore2013TheDO,
  title={The Disappearance of an Author and the Emergence of a Genre: Niccol{\`o} da Poggibonsi and Pilgrimage Guidebooks between Manuscript and Print*},
  author={Kathryn B Moore},
  journal={Renaissance Quarterly},
  year={2013},
  volume={66},
  pages={357-411}
}
  • Kathryn B Moore
  • Published 2013
  • Art
  • Renaissance Quarterly
  • While the anonymous Viaggio da Venetia al Sancto Sepolchro et al Monte Sinai, first published in Venice in 1518, was the most popular Holy Land guidebook in Renaissance Italy, the historical origins of the book have never been fully understood. From four illustrated versions of an earlier manuscript guide, the Libro d’Oltramare (1346–50), one can hypothesize about both the text and its author. The ultimate prototype for the Viaggio da Venetia was very likely one or more of these illustrated… CONTINUE READING
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