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Campano, Giannantonio, Bishop, 1429-1477 (writer of Latin poetry and orations)



  • Existence: 1429 - 1477

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

MS 97: Oratio in Die Cinerum by Giovanni Antonio Campani, 15th century

Identifier: MS 97
Contents This manuscript contains the Oratio in Die Cinerum, an oration for Ash Wednesday written by Giovanni Antonio Campani (1429-1477), a Neapolitan writer famous for his Latin poetry and orations. He held different offices in the Vatican and was close to Pope Pius II. A colophon on f. 19r indicates that this oration was read at the Palace of the Pope in Rome on the 3rd of March of 1462. A sale entry suggest that this very copy was presented to Pius...
Dates: 15th century