Scholarly Societies Project

Chronological List of Early Independent Journals

This area is concerned with "independent journals" - that is, with journals that were not published by scholarly societies. In point of fact, in the early years of their existence, the independent journals served primarily as a vehicle for reviewing works of original reseach that were located in monographs or in the journals published by scholarly societies.

The bulk of the abbreviations of these independent journals were located through perusal of the first few hundred pages of Band 1 of Pogg..

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1.1777 - 8.1784[?]
Giornale d'Italia : Spettante alla scienza naturale, e principalmente all' agricoltura, alle arti, ed al commercio [1.1764/65 - 12.1776] Published in Venezia.

Continued by Nuovo giornale d'Italia spettante alla scienza naturale, e principalmente all'agricoltura, alle arti, ed al commercio [1.1777 - 8.1784[?]] Published in Venezia.


Page 145 of Kenneth McKenzie Francesco Griselini and His Relation to Goldoni and Moliere. Modern Philology Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul., 1916), pp. 145-155 indicates that "From 1765 to 1776 he edited in Venice the Giornale d'Italia, contributing to it many articles on science and agriculture."

Giorn. d'agricolt. Venez.
[Pogg., v.1, col.363 cites an article by Serafino Calindro in 1775; the corresponding entry on p.257 of Biografia degli scrittori perugini e notizie delle opere loro (by Giovanni Battista Vermiglioli, 1828) gives the journal title as giornale di Agricoltura, Arti e Commercio d' Italia del Grisellini, Venezia 1775.]
Giorn. d'Italia
[Pogg., v.1, col.58 cites 1765.]