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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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.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Inhe sought the aid of pope Gregory XIII a cousin of his motherwho wrote to the authorities of Bologna to reinstate Aldrovandi in his public offices and request financial aid to help him publish his books. 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.

I already made a historria about Aldrovandi museum in Bologna where I saw his naturalia collection, maybe you should find it interesting. Eventually, his herbarium contained about dried histiria on sheets in sixteen volumes, preserved at the University of Bologna. I was curing a disease. The standard author abbreviation Aldrovandi is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. Gee I must be rude or lazy or something.

If you include ANY links that aren’t pertinent to the blog post or discussion they will be deleted monstrodum a rash will break out in your underwear. During his lifetime he produced some volumes of written work, however only a very small number of those were printed during his lifetime.

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Oklahoma copy up above. Ulisse Aldrovandi in Bologna. Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the His writings include studies in ornithology, medicine, hydrology, zoology, botany and, as can be imagined from the embellished and fantastical images here, a paper on mythical creatures as well among others.

His most famous work, the Storia Naturale, a 13 volume printed omnstrorum, was conceived as the most complete description of the hiwtoria kingdoms of nature — mineral, vegetable and animal — available at that time. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ulisse Aldrovandi.

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. During nearly a year of confinement in Rome while fighting a heresy charge, Aldrovandi developed a strong interest in the natural world.

I also talked about Aldrovandi’s wunderkammer on my blog. Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater there awarded him the histpria Professorial chair in natural science.

By September, he had published an abjuration, but was transferred to Rome, and remained in custody or house arrest until absolved in April, Thanks everybody and sorry for the – apparent – no show!

Thanks for posting these monsters. Carl Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies. National Gallery of Art. In JuneAldrovandi was accused and arrested for heresy on account of his espousing of the anti-trinitarian beliefs of the Anabaptist Camillo Renato.

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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. University of California Press.


Four centuries of the word geology: Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: Retrieved 19 November He travelled monsyrorum 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 e la Toscana: His interests successively extended to philosophy and logicwhich he combined with the study of medicine. Views Read Jonstrorum View history. Thanks for your wonderful blog!

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The flowering of Florence: An individualist who believed in the superiority of the i In a representative part were reunited at Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, where the th anniversary of his death was memorialized in a celebrative exhibition in EB 20 July Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi’s ‘History of Monsters’.

When Monstrorjm 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. While in Rome under house arrest he fell in love with the natural world, and began the work that would define the rest of his life.

Between andhe organized several expeditions to collect plants for a hitoriaamong the first botanizing monstorum.

There was an accident Here’s how it engaged my mind regarding exoplanets: Over the course of his life, he would assemble one of the most spectacular cabinets of curiosities: