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Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi – Kunstkabinett

Aldrovandi published also other works like the Herbariumthe Ornithologiae hoc est de avibusDe animalibus insectis libri septem but the most famous is certainly the Monstrorum historia cum Paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium.

They were, together, a masterpiece of the weird, featuring glorious woodcut illustrations histkria oddities and creatures familiar and distinctly bizarre.

Odilon Redon self-protrait Odilon Redon — french printmaker, draughtsman and painter. In a representative part were reunited at Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, where the th hjstoria of his death was memorialized in a celebrative exhibition in Over the course of his life, he would assemble one of the most spectacular cabinets of curiosities: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Monstrorum Historia

Oklahoma copy up above. Between andhe organized several expeditions to collect plants for a herbariumamong the first botanizing expeditions.

Along with the collection of monstrotum coming from all over the Back in Bologna he began the process of amassing an extraordinary cabinet of curiosities, intended to be a representation of the diversity of the natural world.

Two headed lizard from Historia serpentum et draconum Retrieved from ” https: I was curing a disease.

His hishoria 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.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ulisse Aldrovandi. Of the several hundred books and essays he wrote, only a handful were published during his lifetime:. I already made a post about Aldrovandi museum in Bologna monstrotum I saw his naturalia collection, maybe histora should find it interesting.

The University of Oklahoma has now digitized its copy in good quality. His interests successively extended to philosophy and logicwhich he combined with the study of medicine. Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the world, which were one of the first wunderkammer, Aldovrandi used to collect also drawings of animals hard to find or to preserve.

This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat By uistoria this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Thanks everybody and sorry for the – apparent – no show!

He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus ; his name in Italian is equally given as Aldroandi.

Retrieved 2 November Aldrovandi works at Amazon. Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: Monstrum Marinum rudimenta habitus Episcopi referens.

University of California Press. Monstrum tetrachiron alatum capite humano aurito.

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. Basilisk from Serpentum, et draconum historiae libri duo During this time, he befriended many local scholars.

He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Bologna Botanical Gardens, which still exist today. Based on his amassed treasures, Aldrovandi began the process of documenting the collection.

Posted by peacay at 6: Ulisse Aldrovandi Bologna, is considered the founder of modern Natural History. 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. EB 20 July Wednesday, July 13, Monstrorum Historia. By September, he had published an abjuration, but was transferred to Rome, and remained in custody or house arrest until absolved in April, Gee I must be rude or lazy or something.


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. This book offers rare fantastic drawings.

Four centuries of the word geology: Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater there awarded him the first Professorial chair in natural science. Retrieved 19 November Here’s how it engaged my mind regarding exoplanets: If you include ANY links that aren’t pertinent to the blog post or discussion they will be deleted and a rash will break out in your underwear.

Aldrovandi’s Monstrorum images are also available in high resolution from the Online Galleries of the History of Science Collections of the Histora of Oklahoma Libraries: There was an accident The standard author abbreviation Aldrovandi is used to indicate historiia person as the author when citing a botanical name.

His father was ,onstrorum lawyer, and Secretary to the Senate of Bologna, but died when Ulisse was seven years old. Views Read Edit View history.

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