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occupation translation, pls

Post by dmt1955 » 27 Mar 2016, 01:04

what is the translation for occupation - pastiglione?

thanks so much. Buona Pasqua a tutti.
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Re: occupation translation, pls

Post by liviomoreno » 27 Mar 2016, 11:33

Could you post the document?

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Post by dmt1955 » 27 Mar 2016, 13:58

http://s14.postimg.org/5sias5okh/1890_A ... intent.jpg

it is the occupation of groom's father...

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Post by erudita74 » 27 Mar 2016, 15:22

Buona pasqua, Donna.

My best guess is that it is an occupation related to the Italian word pastiglia-which translates to tablet or lozenze-a type of medicine. The current word can also be translated as a hard candy. As to the difference between this occupation and the pharmacist of old, I can't honestly say.

https://books.google.com/books?id=N1a0Z ... ne&f=false (Chapater 6, p. 51 of this book)

https://books.google.com/books?id=JFffq ... ne&f=false (p.26)

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Re: occupation translation, pls

Post by mmogno » 27 Mar 2016, 16:46

postiglione (?) = postilion

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Post by liviomoreno » 27 Mar 2016, 17:09

Postiglione = Carriage attendant

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Post by dmt1955 » 28 Mar 2016, 03:09

Erudita, Livio, & MM .... thanks for all your efforts!!
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