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1. Record Number: 20335
Author(s): Zaggia, Masimo
Title : Varia fortuna editoriale delle lettere di Caterina da Siena [In the 16th century, the diffusion of the letters of Catherine of Siena in print derived from Venice. The texts were secured from Venetian Dominican houses. Only in the 18th century did the printing of Catherine's works pass to Tuscany and Rome. Older pr
Source: Dire l'ineffabile: Caterina da Siena e il linguaggio della mistica.   Edited by Lino Leonardi and Pietro Trifone .   Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2006.  Pages 127 - 187.
Year of Publication: 2006.

2. Record Number: 14698
Author(s): Luongo, F. Thomas.
Title : Saintly Authorship in the Italian Renaissance: The Quattrocento Reception of Catherine of Siena's Letters [The author argues that fifteenth century readers saw Catherine's letters as an important source of moral guidance. Furthermore their being written in the Italian vernacular was not a detraction. Catherine's mysticism conveyed authority as surely as Latin and Greek did for the classics. These trends crystalize in the edition of Catherine's letters printed by Aldus Manutius in 1500. He combines spiritual and literary goals with a new typeface for the saint's inspired vernacular. [Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History , 8., ( 2005):  Pages 1 - 46.
Year of Publication: 2005.