Manutius Aldus

Related to Manutius Aldus: Aldo Manuzio

Ma·nu·tius

 (mə-no͞o′shəs, -shē-əs, -nyo͞o′-), Aldus 1450-1515.
Italian scholar and printer who established (c. 1494) the Aldine Press in Venice to publish Greek and Latin classics.
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For quite apart from the dedicated skills of successive editors under overall guidance from distinguished boards and advisory committees, the University of Toronto Press itself merits the recognition achieved by Manutius Aldus and Johannes Froben when, in their heyday, they first chose to publish these prestige works of Christian humanism.