The Scarith of Scornello A Tale of Renaissance Forgery by Ingrid D. Rowland

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Subjects:

  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • Hoaxes & deceptions,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Italy,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Renaissance,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • 1614-1655,
  • 1614-1655.,
  • 17th century,
  • Ethruscarum antiquitatum fragm,
  • Ethruscarum antiquitatum fragmenta,
  • History,
  • Inghirami, Curzio,,
  • Literary forgeries and mystifi,
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9619301M
ISBN 100226730379
ISBN 109780226730370

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Rowland unravels the story of Curzio Inghirami’s “discovery” of over two hundred Etruscan artefacts at Scornello, a hilltop near the Tuscan city of Volterra, that gained international attention and attracted controversy during the seventeenth by: The book The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery, Ingrid D.

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Bored teenager Curzio Inghirami staged perhaps the most outlandish prank of the seventeenth century when he hatched a wild scheme that preyed on the Italian fixation with ancestry by forging an array of ancient Latin and Etruscan documents. Stashing the counterfeit treasure in scarith Price: $ THE SCARITH OF SCORNELLO, by Ingrid Rowland, is the story of a seventeenth-century hoax, perpetrated in Tuscany.

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Writing with great verve and erudition, Rowland traces Bruno’s wanderings through a sixteenth 3/5(7). The discovery in November of these odd capsules known as scarith, scaritti, allegedly took place on a fishing expedition by the Inghiramis on the river below their villa of.

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Ingrid D. Rowland (b. Aug ) is a professor at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. She is the daughter of Nobel Chemistry Prize laureate Frank Sherwood Rowland.

3 Awards and honors. Rowland completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in classics at Pomona Alma mater: Pomona College, Bryn Mawr College. Giordano Bruno (–) is one of the great figures of early modern Europe, and one of the least understood.

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Ingrid D. Rowland lives in Rome, where she teaches at the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture, and is a regular essayist for the New York Review of Books and the New is the author of many books, including The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

A frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, she is the author of The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome (), The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery (), From Heaven to Arcadia (), Giordano Bruno, Philosopher/Heretic (), From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman.

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