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Alberti, Leandrolocked

(b Dec 12, 1479; d ?Bologna, c. April 1552).
  • Claire Baines

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Italian historian, topographer, writer and patron. He was a friar and first entered the Dominican Order at Forlì but was in Bologna from 1495 and was officially transferred to the monastery there in 1500. Alberti received an extensive grounding in humanist studies under the Bolognese rhetorician ...

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Dizionario biografico degli italiani (Rome, 1960–)
L.-G. Michaud, ed.: Biographie universelle ancienne et moderne, 84 vols (Paris, 1811–57)