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Giovanni Paolo Marana
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Date of Birth: 1642

Place of Birth: Genoa

Date of Death: 1693

Place of Death: Paris


Giovanni Paolo Marana was born in 1642, the son of the Genoese nobleman Giovanni Agostino Marana, who was a jeweller. Little is known about his early life. His writings show that he was well-read and knew Latin and the works of ancient Roman historians and philosophers, as well as the works of contempor…

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Porada, Aleksandra, “Giovanni Paolo Marana”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <>

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