Alberti, Leon Battista
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Battista Alberti (1404–1472), who would later add Leon to his Christian name, was born in Genoa as the illegitimate son of a wealthy Florentine merchant whose fami…

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Hermans, Lex, “Alberti, Leon Battista”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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