>Hystoria de vitis pontificum periucunda: diligenter recognita: & nunc tantum integre impressa
Revised edition of the Vitae, in which five works of the author are printed for the first time
Platina (Bartolomeo Sacchi), 1421-1481
Hystoria de vitis pontificum periucunda: diligenter recognita: & nunc tantum integre impressa
Venice, Filippo Pincio, 1504 (22 August)
A new edition of the Vitae pontificum, Platina’s famous chronicle of the papacy through its 1500-year history (previously printed 1479, 1481, 1485), here united with his Contra amores (Against Love Affairs), a “misogynistic critique of women which had significant influence on later writers” (previously printed 1481), five unpublished minor works, and “Parentalia B. Platynae”, a collection by the author’s friend Pietro Demetrio Guazzelli of verse eulogies recited on 18 April 1482, at a memorial banquet in Platina’s former home, also unpublished.