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Marine Monsters of the Middle Ages

An extremely curious and fascinating branch of palaeography, the science that deals with the transcription of ancient documents, is dedicated to the transcription and translation from ancient languages, medieval Latin in particular, of a text…
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A Milanese author

As I related in a previous article, I came away from a bancarella of second hand books  in Milan with a volume by Giovanni Testori in my hand. “A Milanese author”, the bancarellista had simply told me. So who was Giovanni Testori? Giovanni…