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Illustrium Virorum Vitae

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Illustrium Virorum Vitae

By Paolo Giovio


The Catholic Encyclopedia gives a good account of the life of Giovio, including a statement of the nature and importance of the work offered here:  "Historian, b. at Como, Italy, 9 April, 1483, d. at Florence, 11 Dec., 1552. Having completed his medical studies at Padua and received th…

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