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Poetry and patronage: Azariah de' Rossi's elegies for Margaret of Savoy

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The death of Margaret of Savoy in 1574 created a momentous stir in literary and political circles. This renowned patroness of arts and protector of minorities had extended her protection to the Jews and conversos living in the realm of her husband, Emmanuel Philibert. Jews, too, lamented her demise. The purpose of this paper is to interpret the elegies written by the Jewish Italian scholar, Azariah de' Rossi, setting them in their historical and literary context. De' Rossi's extant p...

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10.1007/s10835-006-9028-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Oriental Studies Faculty
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Jewish History Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
97-114
Publication date:
2007
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EISSN:
1572-8579
ISSN:
0334-701X
URN:
uuid:809f7925-e810-4ea2-80ad-d528a582294e
Local pid:
ora:4444
Language:
English
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