Giorgio Valla

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Giorgio Valla (Latin: Georgius Valla; 1447–1500) was an Italian academic, mathematician, philologist and translator. Among his works is a Latin translation of Aristarchus's On the Sizes and Distances (1488).

Works

Treatises

  • De orthographia (1495), Vienna
  • De expedita ratione argumentandi (1498; also Basel, 1529)
  • Logica (1498), Venice
  • De simplicium natura (1528) Strassburg (on pharmacology)
  • Georgii Vallae Placentini viri class. De expetendis et fugiendis rebus (1501, 40 books in 2 vols.), pr. Aldus Manutius, Venice.

Commentaries, critical editions and translations

  • Problemata Alexandri Aphrodisei, per Georgium Vallam in latinum translata Venice: Antonio de Strada, 1488
  • Galeni introductorium ad medicinam Georgio Valla interprete (1491), pr. Bartholomaeus de Zanis, Venice
  • Opus magnorum moralium Aristotelis (1522), with Latin translation by Girardo Ruffo Vaccariensi, Paris
  • Juvenalis cum tribus commentariis (1485, repr. 1495), Venice
  • M. Tullii Ciceronis epistolae familiares (1505), Lyons
  • Preface to the Commentary on Juvenal of Antonio Mancinelli (1494), Venice.


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