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FREE WEBINAR – “PERPETUALL AND NATURAL PROGNOSTICATIONS: JOHN FLORIO’S ANONYMOUS WORK UNCOVERED” APRIL 28, 2021.

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FREE WEBINAR – “PERPETUALL AND NATURAL PROGNOSTICATIONS: JOHN FLORIO’S ANONYMOUS WORK UNCOVERED” APRIL 28, 2021.

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When he entered the patronage of Henry Wriothesley, Third Earl of Southampton, John Florio published an anonymous work that has never been analysed by his scholars: Perpetuall and Natural Prognostication of the Change of Weather.

Licensed to John Wolfe in 1591, it is a collection of old sayings drawn from many sources, modern and classical writers. It also contains a new list of authors John Florio consulted, never mentioned in his other works: books on medicine, astronomy, poems and novels. The breadth of his sources is exceptional, they span diverse eras, countries, and genres. 

On April 28, 9 PM CEST, John Florio’s scholar, Marianna Iannaccone, author of “John Florio’s Italian & English sonnets”, will host a free webinar on her new research, by displaying for the first time John Florio’s anonymous work, his writing method, the reasons behind the anonymity, and the brand-new list of authors and books mentioned by the Anglo-Italian.

Webinar Schedule:

  • Background of Florio’s life and career in 1591.
  • John Florio’s patronage with Henry Wriothesley.
  • Prophecies and auguries in the Elizabethan period.
  • “Perpetuall and Natural Prognostications”: Florio’s almanack on weather, climate and environment.
  • Florio behind I.F.: Why anonymous?
  • Florio’s writing method.
  • The brand-new list of authors and books added to John Florio’s library.

This webinar will throw a new light upon John Florio’s life and career. Save your seat and join the conversation with comments, Live Chat and Q&A!

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Date And Time

28-04-2021 @ 09:00 PM to
28-04-2021 @ 10:00 PM
 

Registration End Date

28-04-2021
 

Location

Online Event

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