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  • Famous Women

    Famous Women
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674003477

    After the composition of the Decameron, and under the influence of Petrarch's humanism, Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) devoted the last decades of his life to compiling encyclopedic works in Latin. Among them is "Famous Women", the first collection…

  • Humanism and the Latin Classics

    Humanism and the Latin Classics
    av Aldus Manutius

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674971639

    Aldus Manutius (c. 1451?1515) was the most important and innovative scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. His Aldine Press was responsible for more first editions of classical literature, philosophy, and science than any other publisher before or…

  • The Greek Classics

    The Greek Classics
    av Aldus Manutius

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088672

    Aldus Manutius was the most innovative scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. This ITRL edition contains all of his prefaces to his editions of the Greek classics, translated for the first time into English. They provide unique insight into the wor…

  • Latin Poetry

    Latin Poetry
    av Ludovico Ariosto

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674977174

    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…

  • History of the Florentine People, Volume 1

    History of the Florentine People, Volume 1
    av Leonardo Bruni

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005068

    Leonardo Bruni (1370-1444), the leading civic humanist of the Italian Renaissance, served as apostolic secretary to four popes (1405-1414) and chancellor of Florence (1427-1444). He was famous in his day as a translator, orator, and historian, and w…

  • Letters, Volume 1

    Letters, Volume 1
    av Angelo Poliziano

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674021969

    Angelo Poliziano (1454 - 1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Italian Renaissance and the leading literary figure of the Age of Lorenzo de' Medici, 'il Magnifico'. His correspondence gives us an intimate glimpse of the revival of classica…

  • Miscellanies, Volume 2

    Miscellanies, Volume 2
    av Angelo Poliziano

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244962

    Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Italian Renaissance and the leading literary figure of Florence in the age of Lorenzo de' Medici, "il Magnifico." The poet's Miscellanies, including a "first century" published i…

  • On Methods, Volume 2

    On Methods, Volume 2
    av Jacopo Zabarella

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674724808

    Jacopo Zabarella's two treatises On Methods and On Regressus (1578) are among the most important Renaissance discussions of how scientific knowledge should be acquired, arranged, and transmitted. They belong to a lively debate about the order in whi…

  • The Virtues and Vices of Speech

    The Virtues and Vices of Speech
    av Giovanni Gioviano Pontano

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987500

    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…

  • Platonic Theology, Volume 1

    Platonic Theology, Volume 1
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674003453

    "Platonic Theology" is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic schools…

  • Short Epics

    Short Epics
    av Maffeo Vegio

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674014831

    Maffeo Vegio (1407-1458) was the outstanding Latin poet of the first half of the fifteenth century. This volume includes Book XIII of Vergil's Aeneid, Vegio's famous continuation of the Roman epic, which was extremely popular in the later Renaissanc…

  • Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5

    Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674974999

    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 tran…

  • Later Travels

    Later Travels
    av Cyriac of Ancona

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007581

    Early renaissance humanists discovered the culture of ancient Greece and Rome mostly through the study of classical manuscripts. Cyriad of Ancona (Ciriaco de'Pizzecolli, 1391-1452), a merchant and diplomat as well as a scholar, was among the first t…

  • Greek and Latin Poetry

    Greek and Latin Poetry
    av Angelo Poliziano

    Inbunden - 2019 - Latin - ISBN: 9780674984578

    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…

  • Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 1

    Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 1
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674057104

    Giovanni Boccaccio's Genealogy of the Pagan Gods 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 also contains a…

  • On the World and Religious Life

    On the World and Religious Life
    av Coluccio Salutati

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055148

    On the World and Religious Life (c. 1381) is the first surviving treatise of Coluccio Salutati (1332-1406), chancellor of the Florentine Republic (1375-1406) and the leader of the humanist movement in Italy in the generation after Petrarch and Bocca…

  • Latin Poetry

    Latin Poetry
    av Girolamo Fracastoro

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072718

    One of the great medical authorities of the early sixteenth century, Girolamo Fracastoro (1478--1553) was also a prominent Neo-Latin poet. This volume includes his famous didactic poem Syphilis in three books, which gave the name to the disease and…

  • Christiad

    Christiad
    av Marco Girolamo Vida

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674034082

    Marco Girolamo Vida (1485-1566), humanist and bishop, came to prominence as a Latin poet in the Rome of Leo X and Clement VII. It was Leo who commissioned his famous epic, the "Christiad", a retelling of the life of Christ in the style of Vergil, wh…

  • The Hermaphrodite

    The Hermaphrodite
    av Antonio Beccadelli

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674047570

    Antonio Beccadelli (1394-1471), known as Panormita from his native town of Palermo, was appointed court poet to Duke Filippo Maria Visconti (1429), crowned poet laureate by Emperor Sigismund (1432), and ended his days as panegyrist to King Alfonso V…

  • Platonic Theology, Volume 2

    Platonic Theology, Volume 2
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007642

    The "Platonic Theology" is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic sch…

  • Lyric Poetry. Etna

    Lyric Poetry. Etna
    av Pietro Bembo

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017122

    Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), scholar and critic, was one of the most admired Latinists of his day. After some years at the court of Urbino, where he exchanged Platonic love letters with Lucrezia Borgia, he moved to Rome and served as secretary to Leo X…

  • Commentaries on Plato, Volume 2: Parmenides, Part II

    Commentaries on Plato, Volume 2: Parmenides, Part II
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064720

    Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. Ficino's commentaries on Plato remained the standard guide to the Greek philosopher's works for centuries. Vanhaelen…

  • History of the Florentine People, Volume 2

    History of the Florentine People, Volume 2
    av Leonardo Bruni

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674010666

    Leonardo Bruni (1370-1444), the leading civic humanist of the Italian Renaissance, served as apostolic secretary to four popes (1405-1414) and chancellor of Florence (1427-1444). He was famous in his day as a translator, orator, and historian, and w…

  • Commentaries on Plato, Volume 2: Parmenides, Part I

    Commentaries on Plato, Volume 2: Parmenides, Part I
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064713

    Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. Ficino's commentaries on Plato remained the standard guide to the Greek philosopher's works for centuries. Vanhaelen…

  • Miscellanies, Volume 1

    Miscellanies, Volume 1
    av Angelo Poliziano

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674049376

    Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Italian Renaissance and the leading literary figure of Florence in the age of Lorenzo de' Medici, "il Magnifico." The poet's Miscellanies, including a "first century" published i…

  • Selected Letters, Volume 1

    Selected Letters, Volume 1
    av Francesco Petrarca

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674058347

    Francesco Petrarca (1304?1374), one of the greatest of Italian poets, was also the leading spirit in the Renaissance movement to revive the cultural and moral excellence of ancient Greece and Rome. This two-volume set contains an ample, representati…

  • Everyday Renaissances

    Everyday Renaissances
    av Sarah Gwyneth Ross

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674659834

    The world of wealth and patronage that we associate with sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Italy can make the Renaissance seem the exclusive domain of artists and aristocrats. Revealing a Renaissance beyond Michelangelo and the Medici, Sarah…

  • Momus

    Momus
    av Leon Battista Alberti

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007543

    "Momus" is the most ambitious literary creation of Leon Battista Alberti, the famous humanist-scientist-artist and "universal man" of the Italian Renaissance. In this dark comedy, written around 1450, Alberti charts the lively fortunes of his anti-h…

  • Platonic Theology, Volume 5

    Platonic Theology, Volume 5
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017191

    The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic schoo…

  • Poems

    Poems
    av Cristoforo Landino

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031487

    Cristoforo Landino (1424-1498), one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance, is best known today for his Platonizing commentaries on Dante and Virgil. His most substantial work of poetry was his Three Books on Xandra, written while still a you…

  • Angelinetum and Other Poems

    Angelinetum and Other Poems
    av Giovanni Marrasio

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674545021

    Giovanni Marrasio (d. 1452), a humanist poet from Noto in Sicily, spent the major part of his poetic career in Siena and Ferrara before returning to Palermo in the role of a medical doctor serving the University of Palermo. In Siena, Naples, and Pal…

  • On Human Worth and Excellence

    On Human Worth and Excellence
    av Giannozzo Manetti

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984585

    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 o…

  • Sacred Painting. Museum

    Sacred Painting. Museum
    av Federico Borromeo

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674047587

    Federico Borromeo, Cardinal-Archbishop of Milan (1564-1631), is well known as a leading Catholic reformer and as the founder of the Ambrosiana library, art collection, and academy in that city. Less known is the fact that the institution's art museu…

  • Platonic Theology, Volume 6

    Platonic Theology, Volume 6
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674019867

    "The Platonic Theology" is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433 - 1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic s…

  • Commentaries on Plato, Volume 1: Phaedrus and Ion

    Commentaries on Plato, Volume 1: Phaedrus and Ion
    av Marsilio Ficino

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031197

    Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. The publication of his Latin translations of the dialogues in 1484 was an intellectual event of the first magnitude,…

  • Life and Early Travels

    Life and Early Travels
    av Cyriac of Ancona

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674599208

    Cyriac of Ancona (1391?1452) was among the first to study the physical remains of the ancient world in person and for that reason is sometimes regarded as the father of classical archaeology. This volume contains a life of Cyriac to the year 1435 by…

  • The Battle of Lepanto

    The Battle of Lepanto

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725423

    The defeat of the Ottomans by the Holy League fleet at the Battle of Lepanto (1571) was among the most celebrated international events of the sixteenth century. This volume anthologizes the work of twenty-two poets from diverse social and geographic…

  • Poems

    Poems
    av Michael Marullus

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055063

    Michael Marullus (c. 1453/4--1500), born in Greece, began life as a mercenary soldier but became a prominent Neo-Latin poet and scholar who worked in Florence and Naples. He married the beautiful and learned Alessandra Scala, daughter of the humanis…

  • Selected Letters, Volume 2

    Selected Letters, Volume 2
    av Francesco Petrarca

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674971622

    Francesco Petrarca (1304?1374), one of the greatest of Italian poets, was also the leading spirit in the Renaissance movement to revive the cultural and moral excellence of ancient Greece and Rome. This two-volume set contains an ample, representati…

  • On the Donation of Constantine

    On the Donation of Constantine
    av Lorenzo Valla

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674025332

    Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457) was the most important theorist of the humanist movement. He wrote a major work on Latin style, "On Elegance in the Latin Language", which became a battle-standard in the struggle for the reform of Latin across Europe, and…

  • Modern Poets

    Modern Poets
    av Lilio Gregorio Giraldi

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055759

    Born in Ferrara, Lilio Gregorio Giraldi (1479--1552) received an excellent classical education at the world-famous humanist schools of his native city. On his various travels in search of a patron, he visited Naples, frequenting the Academy there; M…

  • Fiammetta. Paradise

    Fiammetta. Paradise
    av Ugolino Verino

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088627

    Ugolino Verino was a principal Latin poet in the Florence of Lorenzo de'Medici and a leading figure in the revival of ancient Latin elegy. He forged a distinctive voice in a three-book cycle of poems in honor of his lady-love, Fiametta. His Paradise…

  • Commentaries, Volume 1

    Commentaries, Volume 1
    av Pius II

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674011649

    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 Renaissance popes. Pius II (…

  • On Discovery

    On Discovery
    av Polydore Vergil

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007895

    The Italian humanist Polydore Vergil (1470-1555) was born in Urbino but spent most of his life in early Tudor England. His most popular work, "On Discovery" ("De inventoribus rerum", 1499), was the first comprehensive account of discoveries and inve…

  • Latin Poetry

    Latin Poetry
    av Jacopo Sannazaro

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674034068

    Jacopo Sannazaro (1456-1530), considered by some authorities the finest Neo-Latin poet of the Italian Renaissance, spent most of his career in Naples, where he was a member and ultimately the head of the Academia Pontaniana. He is most famous for ha…

  • Dialectical Disputations, Volume 1

    Dialectical Disputations, Volume 1
    av Lorenzo Valla

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055766

    Lorenzo Valla (1407--1457) ranks among the greatest scholars and thinkers of the Renaissance. He has secured lasting fame for his brilliant critical skills, most famously displayed in his exposure of the "Donation of Constantine," the forged documen…

  • Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2

    Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975590

    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 al…

  • My Secret Book

    My Secret Book
    av Francesco Petrarca

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674003460

    Francesco Petrarca (1304?1374), one of the greatest of Italian poets, was also the leading spirit in the Renaissance movement to revive literary Latin, the language of the Roman Empire, and Greco-Roman culture in general. My Secret Book (Secretum) r…

  • History of Venice, Volume 1

    History of Venice, Volume 1
    av Pietro Bembo

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674022836

    Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), a Venetian nobleman, later a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was the most celebrated Latin stylist of his day and was widely admired for his writings in Italian as well. His early dialogue on the subject of love grea…

  • Rome in Triumph, Volume 1

    Rome in Triumph, Volume 1
    av Biondo Flavio

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055049

    Biondo Flavio (1392?1463), humanist and historian, was a pioneering figure in the Renaissance discovery of antiquity; famously, he was the author who popularized the term ?Middle Age? to describe the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and t…