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Pietro della Valle
(1,166 words)

Piṭrūs dillā Vāllī

Date of Birth: 11 April 1586

Place of Birth: Rome

Date of Death: 21 April 1652

Place of Death: Rome

Biography

Pietro della Valle was born into the Roman Patrician family of Giovanna and Pompeo Alberini. He received a broad classical education, including music, poetry, elementary scientific skills and physical education. His first love was the daughter of another Roman Patrician famil…

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Brentjes, Sonja, “Pietro della Valle”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27257>



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