magazén International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities

Journal | magazén
Monographic journal issue | 2 | 1 | 2021
Research Article | VaSto: un’edizione digitale interdisciplinare

VaSto: un’edizione digitale interdisciplinare

The paper focuses on a case of interdisciplinary digital edition, developed in collaborative mode, whose ecdotic and interpretative innovations are analyzed. The edition – produced as part of the VaSto project – is dedicated to Benedetto Varchi’s Storia fiorentina, which traces the events that took place in Florence between 1527 and 1538, commissioned by the Duke of Florence Cosimo I de’ Medici in 1546, left unfinished and published only in 1721 in a version censored by Cosimo’s circle. Due to the wealth of data on Florentine life at the time, it is considered a valuable source for scholars, historians and art historians, but the original version is still unpublished.


Open access | Peer reviewed

Submitted: Feb. 12, 2021 | Accepted: May 16, 2021 | Published: June 30, 2021 | Language: it

Keywords Censorship Authorial philology Benedetto Varchi Italian Renaissance literature Digital scholarly editing Renaissance history

Subtags Documents Audio-visual data Visualisation Publication Textual data Institutions Hermeneutics Preservation Modelling Epistemology


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