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Vegio, Maffeo, ?1406-1458 (Italian poet)



  • Existence: ?1406-1458

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Aeneidos Liber XIII, by Maffeo Vegio, c 1449

Identifier: MS 195/ff. 267v-280r
Contents The final text contained in MS 195 is a work by Maffeo Vegio, a 15th-century Italian poet. Vegio earned a reputation as an author of brief epic poems, of which this 'Book XIII of the Aeneid' is his most famous one. Vegio's continuation to Virgil's 12-book foundation poem for Rome was finished in 1428. The narrative picks up where Virgil's 12th book ends, and in 600 lines 'Book XIII' tells of Aeneas' marriage to Lavinia, and ultimately his apotheosis (attaining a god-like status). Vegio's work...
Dates: c 1449

De Perseverantia Religionis by Maffeo Vegio

Identifier: MS 84/ff. 1r-166r
Contents This part of the manuscript contains the text De Perseverantia Religionis by Maffeo Vegio (1407-1458), an Italian poet. This is one of his works in prose. This version of the text has seven books, while the printed versions only have six.A title on f. 1r reads: Maphei Vegii de perseverantia liber incipit. Et primo de tranquillo statu religionis. The text starts on f. 1r with the following words: Cum...
Dates: 15th century