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Poetic Descriptions - Giannettasio

Giannettasio, Niccolò Partenio, 1648-1715

Nicolai Parthenii Giannettasii Neapolit. Soc. Jesu Piscatoria, et Nautica. Editio altera, auctior, & emendatior. (Naples, 1686)


Two didactic Latin poems on the history of fishing (Piscatoria) and of boating and sea voyages (Nautica). The last book of the Nautica deals with the exploration of the American oceans by Columbus and others. The author was a Neapolitan Jesuit, a teacher of literature, philosophy and mathematics.

Backer-Sommervogel III, col. 1387, no. 1