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Martino Martini, geografo, cartografo, storico, teologo : Trento 1614, Hangzhou 1661 : atti del Convegno Internazionale
AuthorMartini, Martino 衛匡國, 1614-1661
Melis, Giorgio, 1925-
Convegno Internazionale su Martino Martini (1981 : Trento, Italy)
Pub. LocationTrentoPublisherMuseo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali
Date1983Phys. Desc.583 p., [6] l. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
LocationFolio Cabinet 1Call NumberBV3427.M46 C6 1981
Martino Martini, geografo, cartografo, storico, teologo : Trento 1614, Hangzhou 1661 : atti del Convegno Internazionale / a cura di Giorgio Melis.
Text in Italian and English.
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Cover device: Wei Kuangguo 衛匡國.

Contents: The Cartographic validity and success of Martino Martini's Atlas Sinensis / Osvaldo Baldacci -- The geographical contents in the historical works of Martino Martini / Alessandro Cucagna -- Nature and landscape in the descriptions of Martino Martini / Gunther Hamann -- Problematic questions on geography revealed by an examination of the Novus atlas Sinensis / Giuseppe Staluppi -- Japan in Martino Martini's work / Adolfo Tamburello -- Martini's outstanding contribution to the geographical knowledge of China in the seventeenth century / Wu Chuanjun -- Martino Martini as China's national historian: the De bello Tartarico / Piero Corradini -- Martino Martini's historiographical method / Carlo Ghisalberti -- Martino Martini's activity in China and his works on Chinese history and geography / Ma Yong -- China in Martini's times / Luciano Petech -- Martino Martini's personality / Bonifacio Bolognani -- The Roman College in the first half of the seventeenth century and the cultural formation of Martino Martini / Maria Rosa di Simone -- Martino Martini in his town / Frumenzio Ghetta -- Christianity in China according to the Brevis Relatio / Angelo Lazzarotto -- Martino Martini's travels in China / Giorgio Melis -- Martino Martini's role in the controversy of Chinese Rites / Josef Sebes -- Historical and cultural reasons of the Controversy over Chinese Rites / Pietro Tchao -- Martino Martini's influence on the figurism of Joachim Bouvet / Claudia von Collani.

***Graphic Resource: fold-out color reproductions of Novus atlas Sinensis (frontispiece, map, partial enlargement of Japan section), color portraits.

Subject(s)Martini, Martino 衛匡國, 1614-1661--Congresses
Chinese Rites controversy--Congresses
Rec. TypeBookLanguageItalian-English
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEditioned. bilingue italiano-ingleseRec. #5084