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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He published his impressions inin a volume entitled “Viaggio in Dalmazia” “A Journey to Dalmatia”.

Saggio d’osservazioni sopra l’isola di Cherso ed Osero. However, in Fortis’s work the Morlacchi do not merely represent Rousseau’s “noble barbarian”, since he also depicts them as reminiscent of the heroes of epic tradition. Later in life he settled at Spalato Splitfrom where he went on a series of explorations fortsi Istria and Dalmatia, which at the time were provinces of the Venetian Republic.

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For the Italian singer and songwriter, see Alberto Fortis musician. His best known work is Viaggio in Dalmazia Travels into Dalmatiaoriginally published in and first published in London in Stanford University Press, 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.

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He also published several specimens of Morlach songs. Tag Search Type a search term. You may thus request that your data, should it be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated, not be used or stored, be corrected, clarified, viabgio or deleted. The work of Fortis and his Morlacchi continued to exert an influence on arts viagbio letters for several decades after the publication of “Viaggio in Dalmazia”.


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Their ethnographic traits were traditional clothings, use of the gusle musical instrument accompanied with epic singing. Top of the page – Article Outline. In his book, Fortis presented his literary discovery “Hasanaginica” as a Morlach Vlach ballad.

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Dalmatia and the Mediterranean: The Italian clergyman Alberto Fortis studied philosophy and natural sciences with a specialty in mineralogy, and was professor at the University of Padua. Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential. Dalmatian hinterlands became epitomized by Hasanaginicaa folk ballad that was first written down by Fortis. Authority, Laughter and Savage Breasts in an 18th-c.

Larry Wolf believed Fortis wrote the ballad as a poetry of South Slavs rather than a poetry of the Morlachs. 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: Central European University Press, The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment.

The Italian abbot Alberto Fortiseducated in geology, petrology, mineralogy, and palaeontology by fortjs 18th-century naturalists, performed several extensive explorations in Istria and Dalmatia – viagfio of dalmazla former Venetian Republic, now the littoral part of Croatia. If you want to subscribe to this journal, albeerto our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: Portable Archaeology and the Poetics of Influence Leiden: Outline Masquer le plan.

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 virtues, their spontaneous sincerity, their hospitality and their code of honour, in which the blood feud vendetta was the chief moral regulator. 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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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.

From a geological point of view, Fortis’ remarks generally correspond to recent studies, with some exceptions in palaeontological and petrological issues. Retrieved from ” https: Viaggio in Dalmazia, vol. To Fortis, the Morlacchi constituted ddalmazia archetype of the “noble savage”.

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Retrieved August 14, His attention was especially drawn to the inhabitants of the Dalmatian inland, known as the Morlacchi or Mavrovlachi. Geological issues in Alberto Fortis’ Viaggio in Dalmazia He journeyed extensively in Venetian Dalmatia.

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Access to the PDF text. Contact Help Who are we? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Previous Article Variation of the water-retention properties of soils: His understanding of natural processes, mainly in karstology and hydrology, is mostly surprisingly good.

Access to the text HTML. However, Fortis is the first foreigner to have visited their settlements and he dedicated an important part of his work to them. 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.