Giacomo Filippo Foresti (1434-1520), Supplementum Chronicarum (1483)

Giacomo Filippo Foresti was from a noble family near Bergamo and entered the order of the Augustine Hermits at the age of 17 or 18. Author of several historiographical and humanist publications, he composed the “Supplementum” as an updated version of older world chronicles, following a strict chronological order of presentation. The book was reprinted…Continue reading Giacomo Filippo Foresti (1434-1520), Supplementum Chronicarum (1483)