S I R
Naples, Mar. 17.
Vol.I. to ITALY.
James Sannazarius took the Name of ASlias Sin-
cere, at the request os his Friend Joannes Jsuianus
Pont anus, who had also changed his Name.
I know not whether you have read the Epi-
gram which Sannazarius made for the City of
Venice. ’Tis said, the Senate of that Republick
presented him with a Thousand Sequins for every
Verse f. Ariosio would have been contented with shillings.
less for his whole Orlando : This is the Epigram ; pothers write
that he had
Viderat Adrians Venetam Nett units in undts, hut Six hun-
Stare Urbem, & toti power e jura Man. Cq^ ror
Nunc mihi Tarpeias, quantumvts Jupiter arces
Objice, & ida tui Moenia Martis, ait.
Si Pelago Tiberim prresers, Urbem aspice utramqy
lllam homines dices, hanc pofuijse Deos.
t ' . . ’.
I mull at last conclude my Letter. Please to
give my Service to all our good Friends, and be' ♦
lieve I lhall always remain,