Aldine Press


Aldine Press
   See Manutius, Aldus.

Historical Dictionary of Renaissance. . 2004.

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  • Aldine Press — was the printing office started by Aldus Manutius in 1494 in Venice, from which were issued the celebrated Aldine editions of the classics of that time. The Aldine Press is famous in the history of typography, among other things, for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Aldine — may refer to: *Aldine, Houston, Texas, a former town in Harris County, Texas, United States *Aldine Independent School District, a school district in Houston, Texas, United States *Aldine Press, a 15th Century printing office started by Aldus… …   Wikipedia

  • Aldine — [ôl′dīn΄, ôl′dēn΄; al′dīn΄, al′dēn΄] adj. [Ald(us) + INE1] from the press of MANUTIUS Aldus and his family, who published fine editions of the classics ( c. 1494 1597) at Venice and Rome n. an Aldine book, edition, or type …   English World dictionary

  • Aldine — Al dine (?; 277), a. (Bibliog.) An epithet applied to editions (chiefly of the classics) which proceeded from the press of Aldus Manitius, and his family, of Venice, for the most part in the 16th century and known by the sign of the anchor and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aldine — /awl duyn, deen/, adj. 1. of or from the press of Aldus Manutius and his family in Venice, c1490 1597, noted for compactly printed editions of the classics. n. 2. an Aldine or other early edition. 3. any of several styles of printing types… …   Universalium

  • Aldine — /ˈɔldaɪn/ (say awlduyn) adjective 1. of or from the press of Aldus Manutius and his family, of Venice (about 1490–1597), chiefly noted for compactly printed editions of the classics. –noun 2. any Aldine or other early edition. 3. any of certain… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ALDINE EDITIONS —    editions, chiefly of the classics, issued from the press of Aldus Manutius in Venice in the 16th century, and remarkable for the correctness of the text and the beauty and clearness of the printing …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Aldus Manutius — The Rylands copy of the Aldine Vergil of 1501 Aldus Pius Manutius (1449 – February 6, 1515),[1] the Latinised name of Aldo Manuzio sometimes called Aldus Manutius, the Elder to distinguish him from his grandson, Aldus Manutius, the Younger was an …   Wikipedia

  • Manutius, Aldus, the Elder — Italian Aldo Manuzio il Vecchio born 1449, Bassiano, Papal States died Feb. 6, 1515, Venice Italian printer, the leading figure of his time in printing, publishing, and typography. In 1490 he settled in Venice and gathered around him a group of… …   Universalium

  • Aldus Manutius —     Aldus Manutius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Aldus Manutius     (Aldo Manuzio).     Scholar and printer; born in 1450, at Sermoneta, near Rome; died in 1515. He studied Latin at Rome and Greek at Ferrara. In 1482 he went to Mirandola, where… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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