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by Giovanni Della Casa
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Galateo: The Rules of Polite Behavior (Il Galateo, overo de' costumi) by Florentine Giovanni Della Casa (1503–56) was published in Venice in 1558. A guide to what one should do and avoid in ordinary social life, this courtesy book of the Renaissance explores subjects such as dress, table manners, and conversation.
FROM THE CENTRE FOR REFORMATION AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES Galateo: A Renaissance Treatise on Manners Giovanni Della Casa TRANSLATED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY KONRAD.
FROM THE CENTRE FOR REFORMATION AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES Galateo: A Renaissance Treatise on Manners Giovanni Della Casa TRANSLATED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY KONRAD EISENBICHLER & KENNETH R. BARTLETT By attempting to codify manners, styles, and values, courtesy books reveal the principles and presuppositions that animate their world. Because the author figured prominently in the events of his time (the transition from the High Renaissance to the Counter- Reformation), the lessons are particularly valuable.
Giovanni Della Casa’s book on conduct, published in 1558 and now newly translated from the Italian, promotes .
Giovanni Della Casa’s book on conduct, published in 1558 and now newly translated from the Italian, promotes civilized manners for their own sake. Nor, although he was an archbishop, albeit a worldly one who wrote salacious poetry, does he evoke God as his source, as did the earliest writers of rules of behavior. Rather, as a classics scholar, he uses an aesthetic standard. Della Casa’s message is: Don’t be disgusting.
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Della Casa, Giovanni, 1503-1556.
Il Galateo was not, however, Della Casa’s first attempt at a book of man-ners 28 Galateo, or, A Treatise on politeness and delicacy of manners: from the Italian of Monsignor Giovanni de la Casa.
Il Galateo was not, however, Della Casa’s first attempt at a book of man-ners. Probably by 1543 (Carrai 1980), he wrote a treatise on office-holding, De officiis inter potentiores et tenuiores amicos (Della Casa 1733, 6:35-54) in which he presented his reflections on mechanisms of newly formed bureaucracy pro-viding the reader with practical instructions on how to command and serve to harmoniously develop power relations.
Galateo of manners & behaviours. By giovanni della casa. With an Introduction by J. E. SPINGARN. Many books had touched the subject on one or more of its sides, but no single book had attempted to formulate the whole code of refined conduct for their time and indeed for all time.
Giovanni Della Casa in their fleep, (efpecially if they are any ways indifpofed) that may be difagreeable either to the eyes or the ears of the company: for one often fees, in fuch fleepy folks, the fweat run down their faces, or the faliva.
Courtesy book, specifically intended for children. First appears in Italian in 1558. Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва.