Viaggio in Dalmazia ; volume primo / Alberto Fortis. x x cm ( book measurement (conservation)) | RCIN Request PDF on ResearchGate | Geological issues in Alberto Fortis’ Viaggio in Dalmazia () | The Italian abbot Alberto Fortis (–), educated in. Viaggio in Dalmazia / dell’Abate Alberto Fortis Volume secondo. Main Author: Fortis, Alberto, Related Names: Milocco, Alvise (Venecia), imp.

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Fortis wrote in an era when the European reading public was fascinated by epic poetry: Their ethnographic traits were traditional clothings, use of the gusle musical instrument accompanied with epic singing. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Dalmatian hinterlands became epitomized by Hasanaginicaa folk ballad that was first written down by Fortis.

Dalmatia and the Mediterranean: Oxford University Press, To Fortis, who liked to draw parallels between geology and human history, these poems were the “literary fossils” of the Dalmatian past. A poetical sketch of the revolutions that have happened in the natural history of our planet: Book Viaggio in Dalmazia.

You can move this window by clicking albergo the headline. In”Gli Antichi Slavi” of Camillo Federici was staged in Venice during the Carnival, while in an adaptation of the same play was presented again twice, as a comic opera and as a ballet performance titled “Le Nozze dei Morlacchi”.

Larry Wolf believed Fortis wrote the ballad as a poetry of South Slavs rather than a poetry of the Morlachs. Authority, Laughter and Savage Breasts in an 18th-c. Besides, he addressed critics to previous writers, whose theories, influenced by older authorities, had been taken for granted instead of being re-examined by field explorations. Notes from some of these journeys, collected in in the book Viaggio in Dalmaziaencompass observations of almost all aspects of social and physical features of Dalmatian people and land.

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Tag Search Type a search dalmzzia. Saggio d’osservazioni sopra l’isola di Cherso ed Osero. He journeyed extensively in Venetian Dalmatia. He also published several specimens of Albertto songs.

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Alberto Fortis

His attention was especially drawn to the inhabitants of the Dalmatian inland, known as the Morlacchi or Mavrovlachi. However, Fortis is the first foreigner to have visited their settlements and he dedicated an important part of his work to them.

Outline Masquer le plan. The highlight of the book is the description of ” Morlachia “, viahgio term used by Fortis for the rural Dalmatian interior to distinguish it from albertto coastal towns under the influence of Venice. Later in life he settled at Spalato Splitfrom where he went on a series of explorations in Istria and Dalmatia, which at the time were provinces of the Venetian Republic. In his account, Fortis did not limit himself to subjects of geological and archaeological interest such as fossils, minerals, sculptures, inscriptions and coinswhich at the time were closely related to the financial and commercial activities of the Serenissima; in addition, he gave a thorough description of the population.

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Viaggio in Dalmazia, vol. He died in Bologna dalmaia years later on 21 October Contact Help Who are we? To Fortis, the Morlacchi constituted the archetype of the “noble savage”. From a geological point of view, Fortis’ remarks generally correspond to recent studies, frotis some exceptions in palaeontological and petrological issues.


The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment. His understanding of natural processes, mainly in karstology and hydrology, is mostly surprisingly good. Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription. Views Read Edit View history.

Top of the page – Article Outline. The Italian clergyman Alberto Fortis studied philosophy and natural sciences with a specialty in mineralogy, and was vaiggio at the University of Padua. He published his impressions inin a volume entitled “Viaggio in Dalmazia” “A Journey to Dalmatia”.

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Access to the PDF text. For the Italian singer and songwriter, see Alberto Fortis musician. However, in Fortis’s work the Morlacchi do not merely represent Rousseau’s “noble barbarian”, since he also depicts them as reminiscent of the heroes of epic tradition.

His unjustly neglected work was the first extensive and comprehensive dalmaazia of this part of Europe, little known in the then scientific community. If you want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: As per the Law relating to information albetro and personal integrity, you have the right to oppose art 26 of that lawaccess art 34 of that law and rectify art 36 of that law your personal data.

Retrieved August 14, His best known work is Viaggio in Dalmazia Travels into Dalmatiaoriginally published in and first published in London in