Alberti



Leon Battista
[le-awn baht-tee-stah] /lɛˈɔn bɑtˈti stɑ/ (Show IPA), 1404–72, Italian architect, artist, musician, and poet.
Rafael [rah-fah-el] /rɑ fɑˈɛl/ (Show IPA), 1902–1999, Spanish poet.
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Alberti, until then esteemed the most admirable of its kind.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

Palermo (Florence 1871), have shown Alberti to be the author.
The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy Jacob Burckhardt

The first place that Lieutenant Colonel Alberti put at our disposal was the camp kitchen.
Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany Edward Lyell Fox

But the times were changed, and Alberti was a true son of the Renaissance.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

Alberti Magni summa naturalium, cujus initium est, Philosophia dividitur.
The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee John Dee

Alberti says that in his time he had seen 1200 ruined churches in the city.
Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford

The accomplishment of the second part of his work he owed to the genius of Alberti.
Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series John Addington Symonds

Now for my friend Alberti’s, and there learn more of this same countess Roland.
The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 6, June 1810 Various

A severe persecution was initiated against the Alberti and other families, who were disfranchised and exiled.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5 Various

They admonished all the family of the Alberti, the Ricci, and the Medici for ten years, except a few individuals.
History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy Niccolo Machiavelli

noun
Leon Battista (leˈɔn batˈtista). 1404–72, Italian Renaissance architect, painter, writer, and musician; among his architectural designs are the façades of Sta. Maria Novella at Florence and S. Francesco at Rimini

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