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Aldrovandi published also other works like the Herbariumthe Ornithologiae hoc est de avibusDe animalibus insectis libri septem but the most famous is certainly the Monstrorum historia cum Paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium. Posted by peacay at 6: Retrieved 2 November Recently, however, it has been observed that in a work by Andrea Mantegna ‘s, this type of disease had been pictured 80 years earlier than in Androvandi’s work.

His most famous work, the Storia Naturale, a 13 volume printed work, was conceived as the most complete description of the three kingdoms of nature — mineral, vegetable and animal — available at that time.

Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ulisse Aldrovandi. Gee I must be rude or lazy or something. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inhe became professor of philosophy and in he became the first professor of natural sciences at Bologna lectura philosophiae naturalis ordinaria de fossilibus, plantis et animalibus.

When Aldrovandi died inhe left his enormous collection to the Senate of Bologna, and many of his unpublished works were published for the first time many years after his death.

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His writings include studies hisoria ornithology, medicine, hydrology, zoology, botany and, as can be imagined from the embellished and fantastical images here, a paper on mythical creatures as well among others. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use historja Privacy Policy.

Monstrum hermaphroditicum pedibus aquilinis. Retrieved 21 February Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. He was the first to have extensively documented the neurofibromatosis [7] disease, a type of skin tumour.

Ulisse Aldrovandi Bologna, is considered the founder of modern Natural History. Enter your search terms Submit search form. This book offers rare fantastic drawings. Based on his amassed treasures, Aldrovandi began the process of documenting the collection.

Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi’s ‘History of Monsters’. If you include ANY links that aren’t pertinent to the blog post or discussion they will be deleted and a rash will break out hisoria your underwear.

Thanks to artists and painters like Agostino Carracci, Teodoro Ghisi, Jacopo Ligozzi, he created a huge archive made up of sheets, from which planks are still preserved today in the Biblioteca Universitaria di Bologna. Retrieved 19 November Retrieved from ” https: Thanks for your wonderful blog!

Carl Linnaeus and nonstrorum comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies. His father was a lawyer, and Hisyoria to the Senate of Bologna, but died when Ulisse was seven years old.

Inhe sought the aid of pope Gregory XIII a cousin of his motherwho wrote to the authorities of Bologna to reinstate Aldrovandi in his public offices and request financial aid to help him publish his books.

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He began to collect all manner of specimens which apparently came to constitute a formidable natural history museum for those that visited him.


Harpy from Monstrorum Historia Although much of his cabinet of curiosities was lost in the centuries since his death, a small collection remains and can be seen at the Museum Aldrovandi in Palazzo Poggi in Bologna. Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the world, which were one of the first wunderkammer, Aldovrandi used to collect also drawings of animals hard to find or to preserve. National Gallery of Art. Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: Views Read Edit View history.

Aldrovandi was born in Bologna to Teseo Aldrovandi and his wife, a noble but poor family. While in Rome under house arrest he fell in love with the natural world, and began the work that would define the rest of his life.

Aldrovandi works at Hishoria. He travelled quite a bit in his quest for specimens and recorded his observations in some manuscripts, a number of which were published during his lifetime. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater there awarded him the first Professorial chair in natural science.

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During his lifetime he produced some volumes of written work, however only a very small number of those were printed during his lifetime. Thanks everybody and sorry for the – apparent – no show!

I also talked about Aldrovandi’s wunderkammer on my blog. Of the several hundred books and essays he wrote, only a handful were published during his lifetime:.