Un Virgilio dei Giunta (Venezia 1543-1544) nella biblioteca del Liceo Beccaria di Milano
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The four centuries old library of the Liceo “Cesare Beccaria” (Milan), a formerly Barnabite school, owns an edition of Virgil, lavishly illustrated, printed in Venice 1543-1544 by the Giunta, one of the several Virgilian editions produced or sold by them between 1493 and 1552. It includes Virgil’s works followed by the opuscula (the spurious corpus vergilianum normally studied by 16th-century pupils); commentaries by ancient grammarians, Italian humanists and the bulky one by the Belgian Iodocus Badius Ascensius are printed along the text...