Record

Reference numberL&P/3/10
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Of books and writings exhumed from Herculanaeum' from a learned man at Naples to Gasparo Cerati
Date3 February 1755
DescriptionFour pages in Italian, with four pages of English translation.

Subject: Archaeology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Copy of a letter from a learned Gentleman of Naples, dated February 25, 1755, concering the books and antient writtings dug out of the ruins of an edifice near the site of the old city of Herculaneum; to Monsignor Cerati, of Pisa, F. R. S. Sent to Mr. Baker, F. R. S. and by him communicated; with a translation by John Locke, Esq F. R. S'

Read 17 April 1755
LanguageItalian
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1755.0024
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1115Cerati; Gasparo (1690 - 1769)1690 - 1769
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