MPL is the only library in Wisconsin to own a copy of Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, a romance by Francesco Colonna and a famous example of early printing. Join researcher Stefano Questioli for a program entitled â€œHypnerotomachia Poliphili â€“ A Hieroglyphic of the Renaissanceâ€. Learn about the authorship, language and intent of this book â€“ which translates to 'Poliphiliâ€™s Strife of Love in a Dream' â€“ published in Venice in 1499.
Saturday, March 28 â€“ 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Central Libraryâ€™s Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room
This encore presentation features improved audio visuals and sound.
It is free but seating it limited. Call 414.286.3071 to register.