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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From a geological point of view, Fortis’ remarks viaggioo correspond to recent studies, with some exceptions in palaeontological and petrological issues. Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential.

The highlight of the book is the description of ” Morlachia “, a term used by Fortis for the rural Dalmatian interior to distinguish it from the coastal towns under the influence of Venice. Central European University Press, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to foortis parties.

Viaggio in Dalmazia, vol. The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment. Contact Help Who are we? The work of Fortis and his Morlacchi continued to exert an influence on arts and letters for several decades after the publication of “Viaggio in Dalmazia”. As per the Law relating to information storage 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. Later in life he settled at Spalato Splitdaalmazia where he went on a series of explorations in Istria and Dalmatia, which at the time were provinces of the Venetian Republic.

If forrtis want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: His unjustly neglected work was the first extensive and comprehensive study of this part of Europe, little known in the then scientific community. Retrieved August 14, In this ambience, the publication of “Viaggio in Dalmazia” caused a sensation and the epic poem of the Morlacchi entitled “Hasanaginica” “Lament of the wife of Hassan Aga”which relates the conflicts between the inhabitants of the Croatian frontier and the Ottomans, was translated into Italian by Fortis, later into German by Goethe, into English by Sir Walter Scott and into Russian by Pushkin.

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Their ethnographic traits were traditional clothings, use of the gusle musical instrument accompanied with epic singing. Fortis wrote in an era when the European reading public was fascinated by epic poetry: Access to the text HTML. The Italian clergyman Alberto Fortis studied philosophy and natural sciences with a specialty in mineralogy, and was professor at the University of Padua.

Book Viaggio in Dalmazia. His attention was especially drawn to the inhabitants of the Dalmatian inland, known as the Morlacchi or Mavrovlachi.

He was especially drawn to their folk songs, which their bards sang accompanied by a gusle, an one or two-stringed instrument played with a bow. Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription. By using this viagbio, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Larry Wolf believed Fortis wrote the ballad as a poetry of South Slavs rather than a poetry of the Morlachs.

Saggio d’osservazioni sopra l’isola di Cherso ed Osero. Geological issues in Alberto Fortis’ Viaggio in Dalmazia Tag Search Type a search term. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Top of the page – Article Outline. Access to the PDF text. Outline Masquer le plan. Dalmatia and the Mediterranean: Alberto Fortis —was a Venetian writer, naturalist and cartographer.

Viaggio in Dalmazia

For the Italian singer and songwriter, see Alberto Fortis musician. In his book, Fortis presented his literary discovery “Hasanaginica” as a Morlach Vlach ballad. Authority, Laughter and Savage Breasts in an 18th-c. Retrieved from ” https: 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. Views Read Edit View history.


His understanding of natural processes, mainly in karstology and hydrology, is mostly surprisingly good. 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, falmazia gave a thorough description of the population.

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Alberto Fortis

Portable Archaeology and the Poetics of Influence Leiden: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. A poetical sketch of the revolutions that have happened in the natural history of our planet: He published his impressions inin a volume entitled “Viaggio in Dalmazia” “A Journey to Dalmatia”.

To Fortis, who viagtio to draw parallels between geology and human history, these poems were the “literary fossils” of the Dalmatian past. He describes their rudimentary living conditions and the squalid huts where they slept together with their livestock, as well as their coarse manners; nevertheless, he also stresses their fortos, their spontaneous sincerity, their hospitality and their code of honour, in which the blood feud vendetta was the chief moral regulator.

However, Fortis is the first foreigner to have visited their settlements and he dedicated an important part of his work to them. Venice and the Slavs:

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