Laura Bassi, Miscellanea



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Author: Laura Bassi
Full title: Miscellanea
Publisher: [mss]
Place: Bologna
Year: 1732
Digital edition: 2003
Pages: 125
Editor of the digital edition: Marta Cavazza, Paola Bertucci
Brief description:
The miscellanea highlights the year 1732, when Laura Bassi graduated in philosophy and became the dottoressa of Bologna . The outstanding documents include: Bassi's philosophical theses, miniatures representing her graduation cerimony, the public discussion of her theses and her first lecture, two certificates of election (issued in the same year) to literary academies, poems dedicated to Bassi's graduation, the silver medal cast to celebrate the event, and other manuscripts by Bassi. The originals are kept in the Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio, Bologna and in the Archivio di Stato, Bologna.