The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini audiobook (1500-1571) translated by John Addington Symonds (1840-1893) by Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571) Cellini's autobiographical memoirs, which he began writing in Florence in 1558, give a detailed account of his singular career, as well as his loves, hatreds, passions, and delights, written in an energetic, direct, and racy style. They show a great self-regard and self-assertion, sometimes running into extravagances which are impossible to credit. He Read more [...]