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Became See Luciano Perelli, // teatro rivoluzionario di Terenzio, Biblioteca di cultura 1 12 (FlorLa Nuova Italia, 1973); Elaine Fantham, " Hautontimorumenos znd Adelphoe: A Study of Fatherhood in Terence and Menznder," Latomus 30 (1971): 970-90; Maurizio Bettini,/1«tropologia e cultura romana: Parentela, tempo, immagim dell'anima (Rome: La Nuova Italia Scientifica, 1986), 18-49; and Grendler, Schooling, 250-52. Pietro da Moglio conducted significant investigations on the text of Terence at Bologna prior to 1381; see Giuseppe Billanovich, "L'insegnamento della grammatica e della retorica nelle universita iuliane tra Petrarca '* ence: e Guarino," in The Universities in '^ See the incisive comments the Late Middle Ages, 365-80.

Compelled to live in de' Pellegrini. his life Capodistria niensium that Astorre Manfredi da Faenza {signore from 1377-1404, John Hawkwood and Francesco Novello. d. 1405) would on the had plotted to kill ^ Epist, 71-78, strate that the where Vergerio's League had won analysis seems dictated, in part, by the need to demon- the campaign. "Quid enim opus erat ad haec intestina et, ut ita dicam, civilia Bella exteras Abunde furoris et virium est ut in semet ruat Italia. Sed vetus hie mos est. , 79: gentes advocare?

In his writings, Vergerio occasionally signed himself as Vergerius Faciatus, punning on the image of a well-tended garden. Significantly, he abandoned that playful epithet and soon shifted to a title of greater classical significance, Petruspaulus lustinopolitanus. The change reflects a growing sense of historical consciousness vital to the humanist enterprise. Faciatus comprised a medieval Latin term unknown to the ancients; lustinopo- litanus linked Vergerio to the Capodistria. , 471: migravit, ubi cites evidence in the biography of Vergerio attributed to Barto- "Anno vero eiusdem 1385 post bellum Genuense lustinopoli primo grammaticam didicit").

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