Media in category “Monstrorum historia ()”. The following 68 files are in this category, out of 68 total. Aldrovandijpg 1, × 2,;. Monstrorum Historia cum paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium. by ALDROVANDI, U. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available. ‘Monstrorum Historia’ was first published in ~ and the cropped – and very slightly background cleaned – images above were selected from.

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In JuneAldrovandi was accused and arrested for heresy on account of his espousing of the anti-trinitarian beliefs of the Anabaptist Camillo Renato. Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies Wikisource.

When Aldrovandi died inhe left his enormous collection to the Senate of Bologna, and many of his unpublished works were published for the first time many years after his death.

Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Museum Aldrovandi in Palazzo Poggi — small portion of his original collections Aldrovandi museum Bologna http: 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.

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Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the Four centuries of the word hiwtoria Thanks for your wonderful blog! There was an accident Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater there awarded him the first Professorial chair in natural science.


Thanks to artists and painters like Agostino Carracci, Teodoro Ghisi, Jacopo Ligozzi, he created a huge archive made up of sheets, from which planks are still preserved today in the Biblioteca Universitaria di Bologna. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ulisse Aldrovandi. Wednesday, July 13, Monstrorum Historia.

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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. University of California Press. Dictionary of Scientific Biography.

Harpy from Monstrorum Historia While in Rome under house arrest he mlnstrorum in love histori the natural world, and began the work that would define the rest of his life.

He travelled quite a bit in his quest for specimens and recorded his observations in some manuscripts, a number of which were published during his lifetime. Ulisse Aldrovandi 11 September — 4 May was an Italian naturalistthe moving force behind Bologna’s botanical gardenone of the first in Europe.

The standard author abbreviation Aldrovandi is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. Monstrum tetrachiron alatum capite humano aurito. This page was last edited on 20 Septembermonsstrorum His collection grew to contain more than 7, specimens and another several thousand herbarium and plant specimens.

I also talked about Aldrovandi’s wunderkammer on my blog.

minstrorum EB 20 July 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: During this time, he befriended many local scholars. 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.


Thanks for posting these monsters. Two headed lizard from Historia serpentum et draconum By September, he had published an abjuration, but was transferred to Rome, and remained in custody or house arrest until absolved in April, Ulisse Aldrovandi Bologna, is considered the founder of modern Natural History.

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Ulisse Aldrovandi in Bologna. Monstrum Marinum rudimenta habitus Episcopi referens. Newer Post Older Post Home. Of the several hundred books and essays he wrote, only a handful were published during his lifetime:. Ulisse Aldrovandi e la Toscana: From onward, he organized a variety of expeditions histori the Italian mountains, countryside, islands, and coasts to collect and catalogue plants.

He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus ; his name in Italian is equally given as Aldroandi. Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi’s ‘History of Monsters’. Based on his mmonstrorum treasures, Aldrovandi began the process of documenting the collection.

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