Jérôme Richard (d. ca. 1790), Description historique et critique de l’Italie (1761/1766)

Jérôme Richard is not a well-known figure today, but his book (Description historique et critique de l’Italie) allows us to glean that he was a learned man, greatly interested in providing in-depth knowledge about Italy. Almost like a handbook on Italy, the book discusses both ancient and modern Italy while giving practical information such as…Continue reading Jérôme Richard (d. ca. 1790), Description historique et critique de l’Italie (1761/1766)