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Colonna, Francesco -1527

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Works: 262 works in 1,007 publications in 10 languages and 5,974 library holdings
Genres: Allegories  Romance fiction  History  Autographs  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Other, Printer
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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili = The strife of love in a dream by Francesco Colonna( Book )

411 editions published between 1499 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is hard to believe that the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, printed by Aldus Manutius in 1499, one of the most famous books in the world, read by every Renaissance intellectual and endlessly referred to in studies of art and culture ever since, has never appeared in English. One reason, no doubt, is the length and difficulty of the text. It is a strange, pagan, pedantic, erotic, allegorical, mythological romance relating in highly stylized Italian the quest of Poliphilo for his beloved Polia. The author (presumed to be Francesco Colonna, a friar of dubious reputation) was obsessed by architecture, landscape and costume - it is not going too far to say sexually obsessed - and its 174 woodcuts are a primary source for Renaissance ideas on both buildings and gardens. In 1592 a beginning was made to produce an English version but the translator gave up after only a third of the text. Now, at last, the task has been triumphantly accomplished by Joscelyn Godwin, who succeeds in reproducing all its wayward charm and arcane learning in language accessible to the modern reader."--Jacket
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, Venice 1499 by Francesco Colonna( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsim. of the Venice edition of 1499 printed by Aldus Manutius, from a copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress
Poliphili hypnerotomachia, vbi hvmana omnia non nisi somnivm esse ostendit, atqve obiter plvrima scitv saneqvam digna commemorat by Francesco Colonna( Book )

10 editions published in 1904 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The enigmatic, polyglot Hypnerotomachia Poliphili ... has fascinated architects and historians since its publication in 1499. Part fictional narrative and part scholarly treatise, richly illustrated with wood engravings, the book is an extreme case of erotic furor, aimed at everything--especially architecture--that the protagonist, Poliphilo, encounters in his quest for his beloved, Polia. Among the instances of the book's manifesto-like character is Polia's tirade defending the right of women to express their own sexuality, probably the first sustained argument of this type, which lifts the book's erotic theme from the realm of ribaldry to the more daring one of sexual politics"--Hypnerotomachia Poliphili WWW home page, 23 Mar. 2007
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili : ubi humana omnia non nisi somnium esse docet : atque obiter plurima scitu sane quam digna commemorat : cautum est, ne quis in dominio ill. s.v. impune hunc librum queat imprimere by Francesco Colonna( Book )

2 editions published between 1499 and 1963 in Latin and Italian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili ubi humana omnia non nisi somnium esse docet by Francesco Colonna( Book )

21 editions published between 1499 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili : vbi hvmana omnia non nisisomnivm [sic] esse docet atqve obiter plvrima scitv sane qvam digna commemorat by Francesco Colonna( )

7 editions published between 1499 and 1963 in Latin and Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songe de Poliphile : traduction libre de l'italien by Francesco Colonna( Book )

16 editions published between 1804 and 1811 in French and Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream of Poliphilus. Facsimiles of one hundred and sixty eight woodcuts in the "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," Venice, 1499 by Francesco Colonna( Book )

9 editions published between 1889 and 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia, the strife of loue in a dreame by Francesco Colonna( )

3 editions published in 1592 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architektur und Natur in der "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili" (Manutius 1499) und die Zuschreibung des Werkes an Niccolo Lelio Cosmico by Roswitha Stewering( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Italian and Latin and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sueño de Polífilo by Francesco Colonna( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De droom van Poliphilus : Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tekstuitgave en commentaar van de 15e-eeuwse allegorie over de zoektocht van de schrijver naar zijn geliefde
Sueño de Polifilo by Francesco Colonna( Book )

15 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Hypnerotomachia di Poliphilo : cioè pugna d'amore in sogno, dou'egli mostra, che tutte le cose humane non sono altro che sogno, & doue narra molt'altre cose degne di cognitione by Francesco Colonna( Book )

22 editions published in 1545 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia, the strife of love in a dream by Francesco Colonna( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and Italian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachie, ou Discours du songe de Poliphile, déduisant comme Amour le combat à l'occasion de Polia by Francesco Colonna( Book )

9 editions published between 1546 and 1926 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, (Venetiis, Aldo Manuzio, 1499) by Francesco Colonna( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili = The strife of love in a dream
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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, Venice 1499
Alternative Names
Colonna, Francesco

Colonna, Francesco, 1433-1527, O.P.

Colonna, Francesco d. 1527

Colonna François

Colonna François 1433?-1527

Colonna O.P.

Columna, Francesco

Columna, Francesco d. 1527

Columna Franciscus

Columna, Franciscus 1433/1434-1527 O.P.

Columna Franciscus 1433?-1527

Columna, Franciscus -1527

Columna, Franciscus c. 1433-1527 O.P.

Columna, Franciscus ca. 1432-1527

Columna, Franciscus d. 1527

Columna, Franciscus, m. 1527

Columna, Franciscus, O.P., c. 1433-1527

De Franceschi, Francesco Senese

Franceschi, Francesco Senese

Franceschi Sanese, Francesco

Francesco 1433-1527 Colonna

Francesco Colonna

Francesco Colonna 1433-1527

Francesco Colonna Italiaans auteur

Francesco Colonna Italian priest

Francesco Colonna italienischer Schriftsteller

Francesco Colonna moine dominicain vénitien

Francesco Senese

Franciscis, Franciscus Senensis

Franciscius, Franciscus

Franciscus 1433-1527 Columna

Franciscus Columna

Franciscus Columna 1433-1527

Franciscus Senensis

Kolona Frančeskas

Polifilo

Polifilo 1433-1527

Polifilo (ca 1433-1527)

Poliphile

Poliphile 1433-1527

Poliphilo

Poliphilo 1433-1527

Poliphilus

Poliphilus 1433-1527

Колонна, Франческо

Франческо Колона

フランチェスコ・コロンナ

弗朗切斯科·科隆纳

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