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Pantagato, Ottavio

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Pantagato, Ottavio

Ottavio Pantagato

  • [Heuser 2003: 98]
    • also: Octavius Panthagathus or Ottagio Bagatto
    • 1494–1567
    • contributed to Matal's sylloge:
      • [Cooper 1993: 102, 108]: BAV Vat. lat. 6039: 289 v
      • lived mostly in Rome, 
      • protegée of cardinal Salviati (†1553)
      • member of the Roman circle of cardinal Reginald Pole (†1558)
      • one of the best specialists in Roman antiquities [Lagomarsini 1758: IV: 358–363]; [Lossen 1886: 22f. Nr. 20]; [Voch 1959: 201 Nr. 116, 226 Nr. 132]; [Cosenza 1962: IV: 1317]
      • about his position among antiquarians: [McCuoâig 1993: 65f.]
      • 1545 Matal wrote a letter to Ansovinus de Medices in Pisa (prof. jur.) mentioning Matal's connection to Pantagato, see: [Ferrary 1992: Correspondence: 249]
      • Matal and Pantagato stayed in contact after Matal left Rome: On February 1, 1559, Pantagato wrote a letter to Matal in Cologne
      • according to Andreas Schott SJ in [Agustín 1765: I, XVIII] regular guest in Agustín's house in Rome: "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, Octavio Pantagatho, Gabriele Faerno, Bafilio Zancho, Onuphrio Panvinio, Pyrrho Ligorio, Paulo Manutio Aldi F. Carolo Sigonio, & qui hodie vivunt, Latino Latinio & Fulvio Ursino, Metello item Sequano, 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."
  • DBI: Pantagao died in Rome 1567-12-19, during his last months supported by his friend Latino Latini, who also wrote the words for his epitaph in S. Maria in Via.
    • "A Roma fu in contatto anche con Lilio Gregorio Giraldi, Giovanni Battista Pigna, Vincenzo Maggi, Antonio Agustín, Gabriele Faerno, Lorenzo Gambara, Pietro Vettori, Fulvio Orsini, mentre nella sua terra d’origine mantenne rapporti con il circolo culturale raccoltosi a Lonato intorno a Pier Francesco Zini.
    • Pantagato is mentioned as one of the contemporary (among older) contributors to the publication of Varro's De Lingua Latina (Rome, Luchino/Blado 1557), together with Antonio Agustín (who provided the manuscript on which the publication is based) and Gabriele Faerno.
  • member of the Accademia dello Sdegno / degli Sdegnati together with: Claudio TolomeiLatino LatiniPirro LigorioGirolamo RuscelliTommaso SpicaBenziMolza and Faustina Mancini
 
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