The article examines a textual manipulation carried out on the Servite Cosimo Fa villa's Flagellum Pseudoprophetarum. The work contains a ferocious attack against the Dominican preacher Girolamo Savonarola, but the friar's name was systematically expunged from the pages of the only known manuscript. As a result, Savonarola was not identified for several centuries and the attack against him was neutralized.

ERASING SAVONAROLA TEXTUAL ALTERATIONS AND MEMORY MANIPULATION IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY FLORENCE

DALL'AGLIO Stefano
2016

Abstract

The article examines a textual manipulation carried out on the Servite Cosimo Fa villa's Flagellum Pseudoprophetarum. The work contains a ferocious attack against the Dominican preacher Girolamo Savonarola, but the friar's name was systematically expunged from the pages of the only known manuscript. As a result, Savonarola was not identified for several centuries and the attack against him was neutralized.
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