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In a representative part were reunited at Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, where the th anniversary of his death was memorialized in a celebrative exhibition in Based on his amassed treasures, Aldrovandi began the mobstrorum of documenting the collection.

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He was the first to have extensively documented the neurofibromatosis [7] disease, a type of skin tumour. Four centuries of the word geology: During his lifetime he produced some volumes of written work, however only a very small number of those were printed during his lifetime.

University of California Press. His vast collections in botany and zoology he willed to the Senate of Bologna; until the collections were conserved in the Palazzo Pubblico, then in the Palazzo Poggibut were distributed among various libraries and institutions in the course of the nineteenth century.

Of the several hundred books and essays he wrote, only a handful were published during his lifetime:. This book offers rare fantastic drawings. They were, together, a masterpiece of the weird, featuring glorious woodcut illustrations of oddities and creatures familiar and distinctly bizarre.


The University of Oklahoma has now digitized its copy in good quality.

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Posted by peacay at 6: Newer Post Older Post Home. Vai, Gian Battista; Cavazza, William Wednesday, July 13, Monstrorum Historia.

Eventually, his herbarium contained about dried specimens on sheets in sixteen volumes, preserved at the University of Bologna. Carl Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies.

Over the course of his life, he would assemble one of the most spectacular cabinets of curiosities: Monstrum hermaphroditicum pedibus aquilinis. 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: Retrieved 19 November He also had various artists including Jacopo LigozziGiovanni Neriand Cornelio Schwindtcompose illustrations of specimens.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies Wikisource. Retrieved from ” https: Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater there awarded him the first Professorial chair in natural science.

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During nearly a year of confinement in Rome while fighting a heresy charge, Aldrovandi developed a strong interest in the natural world. Between andhe organized several expeditions to collect plants for a herbariumamong the first botanizing expeditions. 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.

Ulisse Aldrovandi e la Toscana: 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.


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Views Read Edit View history. 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. I already made a post about Aldrovandi museum in Bologna where I saw his naturalia collection, maybe you should find it interesting.

During this time, he befriended many local scholars. Museum Aldrovandi in Palazzo Poggi — small portion of his original collections Aldrovandi museum Bologna http: This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

From onward, he organized a variety of expeditions to the Historai mountains, countryside, islands, and coasts to collect and catalogue plants. Monstrum Marinum rudimenta habitus Episcopi referens.

Two headed lizard from Historia serpentum et draconum An individualist who believed in the superiority of the i Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Aldrovandi works at Amazon. Gee I must be rude or lazy hostoria something.

Basilisk from Serpentum, et draconum historiae libri duo Harpy from Monstrorum Historia