The Life of Cardinal Mezzofanti - Kindle edition by Charles William Russell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Life of Cardinal : Charles William Russell. The life of Cardinal Mezzofanti; with an introductory memoir of eminent linguists, ancient and modern by Russell, Charles William, I first read about cardinal Mezzofanti (), one of history's most renowned linguists, in an article about polyglots in a russian magazine. Cardinal Mezzofanti is the Guiness Book World of Records all time recorded recordman of polyglots with over 27 languages fluently spoken. The life of Mezzofanti is of considerable interest to language enthusiasts. The definitive study of Mezzofanti is a pages book by Charles William Russel published in You will find the entire text of this book on this website.
Created Cardinal — The Cardinalate — Its history, duties, emoluments, congregations, offices — Mezzofanti's poverty — Kindness of Gregory XVI — Congratulations of his Bolognese friends — The Eilopieri — Polyglot congratulations of the Propaganda — Friends among the Cardinals — His life as Cardinal — Still continues to Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life of Cardinal Mezzofanti With an Introd Russel- at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Without a doubt, the most important book in English devoted to Cardinal Giuseppe Mezzofanti (), the polyglot of Bologna, is The Life of Cardinal Mezzofanti, written by an Irish priest, Charles William Russell, and published in When I first began research on hyperpolyglots, I knew I was going to have to spend considerable time with Russell's book, . Until the late s, Ziad Fazah was down in The Guinness Book of Records as speaking 56 "fluently", but was widely discredited after performing badly in .
The Life of Cardinal Mezzofanti; with an Introductory Memoir of Eminent Linguists, Ancient and Modern. Charles William Russell. Longman, Brown and Company, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The Life of Cardinal Mezzofanti (excerpt 1) Lyrics I wish I could begin, in accordance with a suggestion of my friend M. d'Abbadie, by defining exactly what is meant by knowledge of a language. The life of Cardinal Mezzofanti; with an introductory memoir of eminent linguists, ancient and modern. The Life Of Cardinal Mezzofanti by Charles William Russell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery : Charles William Russell.