Italian Academies and Their Networks, 1525–1700

From Local to Global

  • Authors
  • Simone Testa

Part of the Italian and Italian American Studies book series (IIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Simone Testa
    Pages 1-15
  3. Simone Testa
    Pages 125-154
  4. Simone Testa
    Pages 179-182
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 183-286

About this book


Italian Academies have typically been studied individually or in the context of specific cities, leaving an important lacuna in the scholarship on Italian culture and early modernity. Cutting across various disciplines, this volume traces the relationships of these Academies and explains how they prefigured networks like the République des letters.


cities culture individual Italy politics

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