Nicholas Kalliakis

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Nicholas Kalliakis
(Νικόλαος Καλλιάκης)
Nikolaos Kalliakis (1645 - 1707).jpg
A portrait of Nicholas Kalliakis
Born Nicholas Kalliakis (Νικόλαος Καλιάκης)
1645
Candia, Kingdom of Candia, Venetian Empire
Died 1707
Padua, Republic of Venice
Occupation Philosophy, Greek literature
Nationality Greek[1]
Literary movement Italian Renaissance
An elderly Nicholas Kalliakis in 1707.

Nicholas Kalliakis (Greek: Νικόλαος Καλλιάκης, Nikolaos Kalliakis;[2] Latin: Nicolaus Calliachius; Italian: Niccolò Calliachi; c. 1645[3] - May 8, 1707) was a Cretan[4] scholar and philosopher who flourished in Italy in the 17th century. He was appointed doctor of philosophy and theology in Rome,[5] university professor of Greek and Latin[6] and Aristotelian philosophy[7] at Venice in 1666 and professor of belles-lettres[8] and rhetoric[9] at Padua in 1667.

Biography[edit]

Nicholas Kalliakis was born of Greek ancestry[10][11][12][13][14] in Candia, Crete which was under control of Venice (present-day Greece) in 1645.[15] He migrated to Rome where he stayed for ten years, becoming one of the outstanding teachers of Greek and Latin,[16] he was ultimately made doctor of philosophy and theology.[17] He moved to Venice in 1666 where he was appointed professor of Aristotelian philosophy[18] and of the Greek and Latin languages.[19] He was appointed Director of the Greek college (the Collegio Flangini) in Venice from 1665 to 1676.[20] In 1677 Nicholas Kalliakis was invited to Padua and took the chair of professor of the belles-lettres[21] and of philosophy and rhetoric.[22] He wrote treatises on the antiquities of Greece and Rome and studied the dance in classical antiquity, his principal work is the De ludis scenicis mimorum et pantomimorum syntagma.[23] He remained in Padua until 1707 where he died.[24]

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Sources and references[edit]

  1. ^ Feller, François-Xavier de (1782). Dictionnaire historique, Volume 2. Mathieu Rieger fils. p. 18. OCLC 310948713. "CALLIACHI, ( Nicolas ) grec de Candie , y naquit en 1645. Il profefla les belles" 
  2. ^ Tiepolo, Maria Francesca; Tonetti, Eurigio (2002). I greci a Venezia. Istituto veneto di scienze. p. 201. ISBN 978-88-88143-07-1. "Cretese Nikolaos Kalliakis" 
  3. ^ Cavallaro, Maria Adele (1984). Spese e spettacoli. R. Habelt. p. 194. ISBN 3-7749-2113-X. "Nicolò Calliachi (1645 — 1707), professore a Padova" 
  4. ^ Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim ; Barner, Wilfried ; Stenzel, Jürgen (2003). Werke und Briefe: Werke 1743-1750. Deutscher Klassiker Verlag. p. 1326. ISBN 3-618-61050-5. "Griechen Nicolai Calliachius (1645-1707), Syntagma de Indis scenicis mimorum et pantomimorum" 
  5. ^ Rose, Hugh James; Rose, Henry John; Wright, Thomas (1857). A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 5. T. Fellowes. p. 425. OCLC 309809847. "CALLIACHI, (Nicholas,) a native of Candia, where he was born in 1645. He studied at Rome for ten years, at the end of which time he was made doctor of philosophy and theology." 
  6. ^ Beckett, William à (1834). A universal biography: including scriptual, classical and mythological memoirs, together with accounts of many eminent living characters, Volume 1. Mayhew, Isaac and Co. OCLC 15617538. "CALLIACHI (NICHOLAS), a native of Cundía, was born in 1646, and after studying at Rome, professed Greek and Latin at Venice, and afterwards philosophy and rhetoric at Padua, where he died May 8, 1707." 
  7. ^ Rose, Hugh James; Rose, Henry John; Wright, Thomas (1857). A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 5. T. Fellowes. p. 425. OCLC 309809847. "CALLIACHI, (Nicholas,)…In 1666 he was invited to Venice, to take the chair of professor of the Greek and Latin languages, and of the Aristotelic philosophy; and in 1677 he was appointed professor of belles-lettres at Padua, where he died in 1707." 
  8. ^ Rose, Hugh James; Rose, Henry John; Wright, Thomas (1857). A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 5. T. Fellowes. p. 425. OCLC 309809847. "CALLIACHI, (Nicholas,)…In 1666 he was invited to Venice, to take the chair of professor of the Greek and Latin languages, and of the Aristotelic philosophy; and in 1677 he was appointed professor of belles-lettres at Padua, where he died in 1707." 
  9. ^ Beckett, William à (1834). A universal biography: including scriptual, classical and mythological memoirs, together with accounts of many eminent living characters, Volume 1. Mayhew, Isaac and Co. OCLC 15617538. "CALLIACHI (NICHOLAS), a native of Cundía, was born in 1646, and after studying at Rome, professed Greek and Latin at Venice, and afterwards philosophy and rhetoric at Padua, where he died May 8, 1707." 
  10. ^ Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim ; Barner, Wilfried ; Stenzel, Jürgen (2003). Werke und Briefe: Werke 1743-1750. Deutscher Klassiker Verlag. p. 1326. ISBN 3-618-61050-5. "Griechen Nicolai Calliachius (1645-1707), Syntagma de Indis scenicis mimorum et pantomimorum" 
  11. ^ Feller, François-Xavier de (1782). Dictionnaire historique, Volume 2. Mathieu Rieger fils. p. 18. OCLC 310948713. "CALLIACHI, ( Nicolas ) grec de Candie , y naquit en 1645. Il profefla les belles" 
  12. ^ Courtin, Eustache Marie Pierre (1828). Encyclopédie moderne, ou Dictionnaire abrégé des hommmes et des choses, des sciences, des lettres et des arts: avec l'indication des ouvrages où les divers sujets sont développés et approfondis, Volume 4. Th. Lejeune. p. 331. OCLC 225499221. "CALLIACHI ( NICOLAS ), Grec, né dans l'île de Candie en 1645 , professa les belles" 
  13. ^ Cantù, Cesare (1838). Storia universale, 35 voll. Torino. p. 398. OCLC 320068352. "Calliachi, autor greco, -1707" 
  14. ^ Vosgien - Leclerc, Charles-Guillaume (1822). Dictionnaire historique et bibliographique: Contenant l'histoire abrégée de toutes les personnes de l'un et de l'autre sexe qui se sont fait un nom par leurs talens, leurs vertus ou leurs crimes, depuis le commencement du monde; avec l'histoire des dieux de toutes les mythologies, et, Volume 1. E. Ledoux. p. 365. OCLC 11589103. "CALLIACHI (NICOLAS) , grec de Candie , y naquit en 1646. Il professa les belles- lettres et la philosophie à Padoue où il mourut en 1707." 
  15. ^ Cavallaro, Maria Adele (1984). Spese e spettacoli. R. Habelt. p. 194. ISBN 3-7749-2113-X. "Nicolò Calliachi (1645 — 1707), professore a Padova" 
  16. ^ Lathrop C. Harper (1886). Catalogue / Harper (Lathrop C.) inc., New York, Issue 232. Lathrop C. Harper, Inc. p. 36. OCLC 11558801. "Calliachius (1645-1707) was born on Crete and went to Italy at an early age, where he soon became one of the outstanding teachers of Greek and Latin." 
  17. ^ Rose, Hugh James; Rose, Henry John; Wright, Thomas (1857). A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 5. T. Fellowes. p. 425. OCLC 309809847. "CALLIACHI, (Nicholas,) a native of Candia, where he was born in 1645. He studied at Rome for ten years, at the end of which time he was made doctor of philosophy and theology." 
  18. ^ Rose, Hugh James; Rose, Henry John; Wright, Thomas (1857). A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 5. T. Fellowes. p. 425. OCLC 309809847. "CALLIACHI, (Nicholas,)…In 1666 he was invited to Venice, to take the chair of professor of the Greek and Latin languages, and of the Aristotelic philosophy." 
  19. ^ Beckett, William à (1834). A universal biography: including scriptual, classical and mythological memoirs, together with accounts of many eminent living characters, Volume 1. Mayhew, Isaac and Co. OCLC 15617538. "CALLIACHI (NICHOLAS), a native of Cundía, was born in 1646, and after studying at Rome, professed Greek and Latin at Venice, and afterwards philosophy and rhetoric at Padua, where he died May 8, 1707." 
  20. ^ Losacco, Margherita (2003). Antonio Catiforo e Giovanni Veludo: interpreti di Fozio. EDIZIONI DEDALO. ISBN 978-88-220-5807-2. "Nikolaos Kalliakis, primo direttore del Collegio Flangini (dal 1665 al 1676)" 
  21. ^ Vosgien - Leclerc, Charles-Guillaume (1822). Dictionnaire historique et bibliographique: Contenant l'histoire abrégée de toutes les personnes de l'un et de l'autre sexe qui se sont fait un nom par leurs talens, leurs vertus ou leurs crimes, depuis le commencement du monde; avec l'histoire des dieux de toutes les mythologies, et, Volume 1. E. Ledoux. p. 365. OCLC 11589103. "CALLIACHI (NICOLAS) , grec de Candie , y naquit en 1646. Il professa les belles- lettres et la philosophie à Padoue où il mourut en 1707." 
  22. ^ Beckett, William à (1834). A universal biography: including scriptual, classical and mythological memoirs, together with accounts of many eminent living characters, Volume 1. Mayhew, Isaac and Co. OCLC 15617538. "CALLIACHI (NICHOLAS), a native of Cundía, was born in 1646, and after studying at Rome, professed Greek and Latin at Venice, and afterwards philosophy and rhetoric at Padua, where he died May 8, 1707." 
  23. ^ Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim ; Barner, Wilfried ; Stenzel, Jürgen (2003). Werke und Briefe: Werke 1743-1750. Deutscher Klassiker Verlag. p. 1326. ISBN 3-618-61050-5. "Griechen Nicolai Calliachius (1645-1707), Syntagma de Indis scenicis mimorum et pantomimorum" 
  24. ^ Beckett, William à (1834). A universal biography: including scriptual, classical and mythological memoirs, together with accounts of many eminent living characters, Volume 1. Mayhew, Isaac and Co. OCLC 15617538. "CALLIACHI (NICHOLAS), a native of Cundía, was born in 1646, and after studying at Rome, professed Greek and Latin at Venice, and afterwards philosophy and rhetoric at Padua, where he died May 8, 1707."