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ID: 500088706
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500088706

 
Record Type: Person
Manutius, Aldus (Italian printer, publisher, and teacher, ca. 1450-1515)

Note: Founder of the Aldine Press, he is considered the most important printer and publisher of his time, producing many of the first printed editions of Greek and Latin classics. He developed what is considered the precursor to the modern small-format and inexpensive paperback book.
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Names:
Manutius, Aldus (preferred,V,index)
Aldus Manutius (V,display)
Manutius, Aldus, the Elder (V)
Aldo Manuzio il Vecchio (V,Italian,NA,U)
Teobaldo Manucci (V,Italian,NA,U)
Manuzio, Aldo (V,LCO)
Manuccio, Aldo (V)
Manuzio, Aldo Pio (V)
Manucjusz, Aldus (V)
Manuce, Alde (V)
Manoutio, Aldo (V)
Manutius, Aldus Pius (V)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
printer (preferred)
publisher
teacher
humanist
typographer
translator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Bassiano (Latina province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Venice (Venezia province, Veneto, Italy) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Manutius, Aldus (I)

Biographies:
(Italian printer, publisher, and teacher, ca. 1450-1515) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian publisher, typographer, humanist, 1449 or 1450-1515) ..... [BHA]
(Italian printer) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Aldo Manuzio il Vecchio ........ [VP]
.............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Aldus Manutius ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Manoutio, Aldo ........ [VP]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Manuccio, Aldo ........ [VP]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Manuce, Alde ........ [VP]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Manucjusz, Aldus ........ [VP]
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Manutius, Aldus ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 15 May 2008
................................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 365
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 15 May 2008
................................  Lowry, World of Aldus Manutius (1979) title
Manutius, Aldus Pius ........ [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Manutius, Aldus, the Elder ........ [VP]
...................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Manuzio, Aldo ........ [VP]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 79117173; accessed 15 May 2008
Manuzio, Aldo Pio ........ [VP]
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Teobaldo Manucci ........ [VP]
..................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery, New Century Italian Renaissance Encyclopedia (1972)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 15 May 2008
....................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 365
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 15 May 2008
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 22 November 2010
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 79117173; accessed 15 May 2008
....................  Lowry, World of Aldus Manutius (1979) title
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 15 May 2008
.......... Friedl, Typography (1998) 365
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 15 May 2008
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