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Agustín, Antonio

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Persons known by name

Agustín, Antonio

Antonio Agostín

  • bishop, cardinal, lived in Rome
  • friend of  Jean Matal
  • together with Matal student of Alciato
  • mentioned by Strada as a leading member of the "eruditissima academia" in Rome during Strada's time there (1553–1555)
  • took part in the dialogue in the statue garden of cardinal Cesi described by Pighius in his Themis Dea (together with Pighius himself, Morillon, Matal)
  • collector of medals and coins
  • author of Dialogos de las medals…
  • according to [Heuser 2003: 97 Fn 1] only very few contributions to Matal's sylloge come from Agustín, see [Cooper 1993: 101]
  • in the funeral speach by Andreas Schott SJ, published in Agustín's Opera Omnia, vol. 1, Schott claims: "Cum enim domicilium Romæ Antonius haberet, pontificiarum caussarum judex aequissimus,& quasi rerum ac fortunarum suarum sedem ibi, si arbitratu suo perpetuo vivere licuisset, horis subsecivis, quibus a negotiis publicis laxamenti aliquid dabatur ad corporis animique relaxationem, cum eruditissimis hominibus, qui domum ejus assidue discendi gratia frequentabant,
  • qui XI. ipsòs annos in illius, contubernio jucundissime vixit, cæterisque domi suae, quæ illis oraculum, verius Delphico, esse videbatur, de urbis Romæ antiquitatibus, inscriptionibus, numismatis, rerum gestarum memoria, & scriptoribus antiquis Græcis atque Latinis, omnique adeo philologia & interioribus litteris libenter disserebat, & inftar apis undique decerpebat, quibus Spartam, quod ajunt, illustraret suam."
 
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