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Bonaventura Malvasia
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Bonaventura Boselli da Sestola, Bonaventura Malvasia da Bologna, Bonaventura da Bologna

Date of Birth: 1598

Place of Birth: Sestola, Duchy of Modena and Reggio

Date of Death: 1 August 1666

Place of Death: Rome


Bonaventura Malvasia was born in the mountain village of Sestola in the Apennines near Modena, in 1598. His original family name was Boselli. His family were of modest means, and moved to Bologna …

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and Andrea Trentini, Giovanni Pizzorusso, “Bonaventura Malvasia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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