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Tommaso Inghirami

TOMMASO INGHIRAMI (1470-1516), a humanist, is best known for his Latin orations, seven of which were published in 1777. His success in the part of Phaedra in a presentation of Seneca's Hippolytus (or Phaedra) led to his being generally known as Fedra. He received high honours from Alexander VI., Leo X. and Maximilian I.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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