Crinitus

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Pietro Crinito (22 May 1474 – 5 July 1507), known as Crinitus, or Pietro Del Riccio Baldi (derived from Riccio, 'curly', translated into Latin as crinitus), was a Florentine humanist scholar and poet who was a disciple of Poliziano.

Collatio Litterae Florentinae, 15th-century manuscript. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München.

He is best known for his 1504 commonplace book, De honesta disciplina. This has been taken to be a source for the work of Nostradamus.

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  • [1] (French language page)
  • [2] (Italian language page)