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Lives of the Milanese Tyrants I Tatti Renaissance Library 88
ISBN: HB: 9780674987524, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 21x14 cm
"Lives of the Milanese Tyrants" brings together two biographies by the most important Milanese humanist of the early fifteenth century. Pier Candido Decembrio (1399-1477) served as secretary and envoy to the bizarre and powerful Filippo Maria Viscont...
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Virtues and Vices of Speech I Tatti Renaissance Library 87
ISBN: HB: 9780674987500, Harvard University Press, December 2018
400 pp., 21x14 cm
Giovanni Pontano, who adopted the academic sobriquet "Gioviano", was prime minister to several kings of Naples and the most important Neapolitan humanist of the quattrocento. Best known today as a Latin poet, he also composed dialogues depicting the...
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Commentaries, Volume 3: Books V-VII I Tatti Renaissance Library 83
ISBN: HB: 9780674058385, Harvard University Press, September 2018
444 pp., 21x14 cm
The Renaissance popes were among the most enlightened and generous patrons of arts and letters in the Europe of their day. The diaries of Pius II give us an intimate glimpse of the life and thought of one of the greatest of the Renaissance popes. Piu...
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Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5: Ennead III, Part 2, and Ennead IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 82
ISBN: HB: 9780674974999, Harvard University Press, September 2018
494 pp., 21x14 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. Among his finest accomplishments as a scholar was his 1492 Latin trans...
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Greek and Latin Poetry I Tatti Renaissance Library 86
ISBN: HB: 9780674984578, Harvard University Press, September 2018
250 pp., 21x14 cm
Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance and a leading figure in Florence during the Age of the Medici. His poetry, composed in a variety of meters, includes epigrams, elegies, and verse epistles, as well as...
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On Human Worth and Excellence I Tatti Renaissance Library 85
ISBN: HB: 9780674984585, Harvard University Press, September 2018
360 pp., 21x14 cm
Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated diplomat, historian, philosopher, and humanist scholar of the early Renaissance who mastered ancient Greek and Hebrew as well as classical Latin. In this treatise, dedicated to Alfonso of Aragon, King of...
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Latin Poetry I Tatti Renaissance Library 84
ISBN: HB: 9780674977174, Harvard University Press, September 2018
196 pp., 21x14 cm
Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533), one of Italy's greatest poets, was a leading figure of sixteenth-century Italian humanism. After some years working in the household of Cardinal Ippolito d'Este, to whom he dedicated his dazzling romance epic "Orlando Fu...
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Avignon Papacy Contested An Intellectual History from Dante to Catherine of Siena
ISBN: HB: 9780674971844, Harvard University Press, August 2017
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Avignon papacy (1309-1377) represented the zenith of papal power in Europe. The Roman curia's move to southern France enlarged its bureaucracy, centralized its authority, and initiated closer contact with secular institutions. The pope's presence...
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Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2: Books VI-X I Tatti Renaissance Library 81
ISBN: HB: 9780674975590, Harvard University Press, July 2017
450 pp., 21x14 cm
"Genealogy of the Pagan Gods" by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) is an ambitious work of humanistic scholarship whose goal is to plunder ancient and medieval literary sources so as to create a massive synthesis of Greek and Roman mythology. The work a...
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Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 4: Ennead III, Part 1 I Tatti Renaissance Library 80
ISBN: HB: 9780674974982, Harvard University Press, July 2017
420 pp., 21x14 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. Among his greatest accomplishments as a scholar was his 1492 Latin tra...
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