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Италиански старопечатни издания
Italian Old Printed Books

Author(s): Anna Angelova
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Education, Cultural history, Foreign languages learning, Modern Age, School education, Vocational Education, Higher Education , History of Education, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: old printed editions; Italian old printed books; rarites; collection; fundamental collections; classic authors; Italy; Bulgaria; Bulgarians;Italian language;

Summary/Abstract: The article presents and analyzes the Italian old printed books as a main element in the development of the collection of Italian rarites in the University Library “St. Kliment Ohridski”. The Italian printed books (1501 – 1830) are the fundamental and the most valuable part of the Italian literary monuments in the library. The books are acquired by the University Library in the period of the fundamental development of library collections 1888 – 1903. The Italian old printed books are acquired in the library not as rarites, but as main editions necessary both for research and education. The University Library owns 81 Italian old printed books in 189 volumes. Subjects of the old printed editions are varied. Mainly historical works; literary works; theological and philosophical-political treatises, as well as a limited range of titles in the fields of law, art and architecture, linguistics and pedagogy. It must be especially mentioned the presence of the Italian classical authors – Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio, Panfilo di Renaldini, Ludovico Ariosto et al. Special attention must be paid to the old printed books, which contain information for Bulgaria and Bulgarians.

  • Issue Year: 45/2018
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 366-373
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian