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Basilicata. DE SARNO. Critiche annotazioni sopra un instrumento in pergamena del di' 31 Gen 1233.

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Basilicata. DE SARNO. Critiche annotazioni sopra un instrumento in pergamena del di' 31 Gen 1233.
 DE SARNO, Matteo. Critiche annotazioni sopra un instrumento in pergamena del di' 31 Gen 1233 in cui inserito ordine dell'imperador Federigo 2. del di 4 ottobre 1232 a favore del monistero di S. Michele Arcangelo di Montescaglioso. Napoli, [1771]

4to, 236x180 mm; binding in vellum, gilt title on label at the spine, yellow edges. 2 copper plates at the end of the vol. Woodcut ornament on leaf 2 by Lucchesini. Sign of dampstain on the first leaves, spread but slight foxing, good copy.

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Very rare first edition. An important source of the region's history around Matera. In this precious and erudite work, the Marquis of Benevento carries out a detailed search on a parchment document of 1233 concerning the Benedictine monastery of Montescaglioso: the critical analysis is accompanied by so many historical news about the Monastery and its cumulative heritage that, at the end of the 13th century, found in many Basilicata countries. According to some, a Montescaglioso would find the elixir of long life right in the famous Abbey. Indeed in the library there are some frescoes and paintings that refer to Eliisir, with mythological figures and representations of Elves; and also King Mida with the ears of the aunt to sue the What In Hermetic Symbolism, indicates a Truth That Can not Be Uncovered. For the name of the. cf. Melzi, v. 1, p. 266 p. Supposed data and place of publication derived from dedication.
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