Platonic Theology by Marsilio Ficino
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Platonic Theology
By Marsilio Ficino

Platonic Theology

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Platonic Theology by Marsilio Ficino

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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 schools of Plotinus and Proclus, he was committed to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, in the hope that such a reconciliation would initiate a spiritual revival and return of the golden age. His Platonic evangelizing was eminently successful and widely influential, and his "Platonic Theology" is one of the keys of understanding the art, thought, culture and spirituality of the Renaissance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674010659
ISBN-10: 0674010655
Format: Hardback
(209mm x 143mm x 32mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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On Dionysius the Areopagite, Volume 1 by Marsilio Ficino On Dionysius the Areopagite, Volume 1, Hardback (June 2015)

In 1490/92 the Florentine Platonist Marsilio Ficino made new translations of two treatises he believed were the work of Dionysius the Areopagite, the disciple of St. Paul mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles. They are presented here in new critical editions accompanied by English translations, the first into any modern language.

On Dionysius the Areopagite, Volume 2 by Marsilio Ficino On Dionysius the Areopagite, Volume 2, Hardback (June 2015)

In 1490/92 the Florentine Platonist Marsilio Ficino made new translations of two treatises he believed were the work of Dionysius the Areopagite, the disciple of St. Paul mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles. They are presented here in new critical editions accompanied by English translations, the first into any modern language.

Commentaries on Plato, Parmenides by Marsilio Ficino Commentaries on Plato, Parmenides, Hardback (August 2012)

Marsilio Ficino, the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. His commentaries remained the standard guide to the philosopher's works for centuries. Vanhaelen's new translation of Parmenides makes this monument of metaphysics accessible to the modern student.

Letters of Marsilio Ficino by Marsilio Ficino Letters of Marsilio Ficino, Hardback (September 2009)

The 8th Volume of the Letters of Marsilio Ficino contains letters written in 1488 and 1489, with a preface added in 1490. It also includes four letters written in 1489 that concern Ficino's "Three Books on Life (De vita)". The final volume in the series corresponds with "Book IX" of the Latin edition.

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Author Biography - Marsilio Ficino

MICHAEL J. B. ALLEN is Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles. JOHN WARDEN is Professor of Classics Emeritus, University of Toronto. JAMES HANKINS is Professor of History, Harvard University. DR. WILLIAM BOWEN is in the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.

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