Hieronymus Angerianus


Hieronymus Angerianus

Hieronymus Angerianus (Gerolamo or Girolamo Angeriano) (1475-1535) was an influential Italian neo-Latin poet from Apulia. He retired at a young age from the life of the Neapolitan court, to the family estates at Ariano de Puglia [Davide Canfora, "Cukture and Power in Naples from 1450 to 1650", p. 89, in Martin Gosman, Alasdair A. MacDonald, Arie Johan Vanderjagt (editors),"Princes and Princely Culture, 1450-1650" (2003).]

His "Erotopaegnion", an epigram collection, was published in 1512 in Florence. He was published in 1582 in the "Poetae Tres Elegantissimi" (Paris), with Joannes Secundus and Michelle Marullo.

English literature

His influence has been traced in Giles Fletcher [ [http://www.archive.org/stream/lucrece00leeuoft/lucrece00leeuoft_djvu.txt Full text of "Shakespeares Lucrece : being a reproduction in facsimile of the first edition, 1594, from the copy in the Malone collection in the Bodleian library, with introduction and bibliography" ] ] . He was later translated by Walter Harte [ [http://dev.hil.unb.ca/Texts/EPD/UNB/view-works.cgi?c=hartewal.1384&pos=5 Selected Work of Harte, Walter (1709-1774) ] ] and Thomas Moore.

Reference

*Allan M. Wilson (editor) (1995), "The Erotopaegnion: A Trifling Book of Love of Girolamo Angeriano"

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