Asiatic Collection

This is a Collection of Latin texts from XIII to XVII century concerning East Asia, with main reference to China, Japan an Korea, which is aimed to a comparative linguistic analysis, to be carried both among the included texts and towards other Latin texts of different epochs and areas or non-Latin texts on the same … Continue reading Asiatic Collection

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This is a Collection of Latin texts from XIII to XVII century concerning East Asia, with main reference to China, Japan an Korea, which is aimed to a comparative linguistic analysis, to be carried both among the included texts and towards other Latin texts of different epochs and areas or non-Latin texts on the same topics, inside the project Eurasian Latin Archive: data-mining and linguistic (genre, author, topic) thresholds of Latin Language, in cooperation between University of Siena/Regione Toscana and the University of Hanyang (Seoul), the universities of Otsuma and of Chukyo at Nagoya, Japan, waiting for an agreement with the Foreign Studies University of Beijing (China). After being implemented, the archive will be consultable also in the indipendent platform of the ELA project.

The first authors included will be:

  • Iohannes de Plano Carpini (XIII sec.), already encoded
  • Odoricus de Portu Naonis (XIII sec.), encoded
  • Iohannes de Marignollis (1290-1360), encoded
  • Peregrinus de Castello
  • Andreas de Perugia
  • Paolinus OFM (XIV sec.)
  • Marco Polo Latin version (XIV sec.)
  • Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas (version byTrigault) Tetrabiblion Sinense de moribus
  • Niccolò Longobardi (1559-1654) Epistola de Statu Siniensis; Recentissima de amplissimo regno Chinae.
  • Giovanni Piero Maffei (1533-1603), Rerum a Societate Jesu in Oriente Gestarum
  • Michele Ruggieri (1543-1620), De Sinarum Regnum; Atlas
  • Sabatino De Ursis (1575-1620), Hydraulica
  • Basilio Brollo (1648-1710) Dictionarium Sinico-Latinum
  • Intorcetta Prospero (1626-1696) Sinarum scientia politico-moralis, Goa, 1667, Confucius Sinarum philosophus, sive scientia sinensis latine exposita. Adjecta est tabula chronologica Sinensis monarchiae, Parisiis, 1687, Compendiosa narratio. De statu missionis chinensis ab anno 1581 usque ad annum 1669, Romae 1671, Testimonium de cultu sinensi, Parisiis, 1700, Gruberi Tartarica et Sinica. Parisiis, 1672
  • Martini Martino (1614-1661) Regni Sinensis a Tartaris devastati enarratio, Sinicae Historiae Decas Prima, res a gentis origine ad Christum natum in extrema Asia sive Magno Sinarum Imperio gestas complexa, Munchen ,1658; Atlas Sinensis, hoc est description imperii Sinensis una cum tabulis geographicis, Amstelodami, 1656; De Bello Tartarico Historia, in qua, quo pacto Tartari hac nostra aetate Sinicum Imperium invaserint ac fere totum occuparint, narratur eorumque mores breviter describuntur, Antverpiae, 1655; Historia sinica vetus ab origine ad Christum natum, Amsterdam, 1659; Brevis relatio de numero et qualitate cristianorum apud Sinas, Romae, 1654
  • Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598-1661) Geographia reformata