TITLE

Aristotle and Dudley: what can books tell us about their owners?

AUTHOR(S)
Halls, Julie
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Historian (02651076);Winter2010, Issue 108, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article seeks to understand the life of English nobleman Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, through an analysis of the books he owned, primarily a volume of "Opera omnia" by Aristotle. The author is more broadly concerned with the implications ownership had on the lives of book-owners. Dudley's efforts in collecting numerous books for his private library are detailed. Dudley's relationship with the Tudor dynasty is also examined, as is his humanist education.
ACCESSION #
59256812

 

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