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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Fortis wrote in an era when the European reading public was fascinated by epic poetry: 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.

Top of the page – Article Outline. Their ethnographic traits were traditional clothings, use of the gusle musical instrument accompanied with epic singing. Later in life he settled at Spalato Splitfrom where he went on a series of explorations in Istria and Dalmatia, which at the ij were provinces of the Venetian Republic. Access to the text HTML.

Viaggio in Dalmazia

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

In his iin, Fortis did not limit himself fortix 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, he gave a thorough description of the population.

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.

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I Article Variation of the water-retention properties of soils: This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. Saggio d’osservazioni sopra l’isola di Cherso ed Osero. Retrieved from ” https: The Italian clergyman Alberto Fortis studied philosophy and natural sciences with a specialty in mineralogy, and was professor at the University of Padua.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He died in Bologna eight years later on 21 October From a geological point daomazia view, Fortis’ remarks generally correspond to recent studies, with some exceptions in palaeontological and petrological issues.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A poetical sketch of the revolutions that have happened in the natural history of our planet: Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment.

For the Italian singer and songwriter, see Alberto Fortis musician. He describes their rudimentary living conditions and the squalid huts where they wlberto together with their livestock, as well as their coarse manners; nevertheless, he also stresses their virtues, their spontaneous sincerity, their hospitality and their code of honour, in which the blood feud vendetta was the chief moral regulator.

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To Fortis, who liked to draw parallels between geology and human history, these poems were the “literary fossils” of the Dalmatian past. The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to third parties. His best known work is Viaggio in Dalmazia Travels into Dalmatiaoriginally published in and first published in London in Larry Wolf believed Fortis wrote the ballad as a poetry of South Slavs rather than a poetry of the Morlachs.

If you want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: In”Gli Antichi Slavi” of Camillo Federici was staged in Venice during the Carnival, while in an adaptation of the same play was presented again twice, as a comic opera and as a ballet performance titled “Le Nozze dei Morlacchi”.

You may thus request that your data, should it be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated, not be used or stored, be corrected, clarified, updated or deleted. You can move this window by clicking on the headline. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He published his impressions inin a volume entitled “Viaggio in Dalmazia” “A Journey to Dalmatia”.


Notes from some of these journeys, collected in in the book Viaggio in Dalmaziaencompass observations of almost all aspects of social and physical features of Dalmatian people and land.

Access to the PDF text. He journeyed extensively in Venetian Dalmatia.

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Viaggio in Dalmazia, vol. His unjustly neglected work was the first extensive and comprehensive study of this part of Europe, little known in the then scientific community. Dalmatian hinterlands became epitomized by Hasanaginicaa folk ballad that was first written down by Fortis. 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.

Dalmatia dlamazia the Mediterranean: Besides, he addressed critics viagigo previous writers, whose theories, influenced by older authorities, had been taken for granted instead of being re-examined by field explorations. Venice and the Slavs: In his book, Fortis presented his literary discovery “Hasanaginica” as a Morlach Vlach ballad. The Italian abbot Alberto Fortissalmazia in geology, petrology, mineralogy, and palaeontology by eminent 18th-century naturalists, performed several fogtis explorations in Istria and Dalmatia – provinces of the former Venetian Republic, now the littoral part of Croatia.

Alberto Fortis —was a Venetian writer, naturalist and cartographer. If you albero a subscriber, please sign in ‘My Account’ at the top right of the screen. To Fortis, the Morlacchi constituted the archetype of the “noble savage”.

Geological issues in Alberto Fortis’ Viaggio in Dalmazia His understanding of natural processes, mainly in karstology and hydrology, is mostly surprisingly good.