THE I TATTI RENAISSANCE LIBRARY
Cover: Biographical Writings, from Harvard University PressCover: Biographical Writings in HARDCOVER

The I Tatti Renaissance Library 9

Biographical Writings

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HARDCOVER

$29.95 • £19.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674011342

Publication Date: 06/01/2003

Short

352 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

The I Tatti Renaissance Library

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  • Introduction
  • Lives of Three Illustrious Florentine Poets
    • Preface
    • Life of Dante
    • Life of Francesco Petrarca
    • Life of Giovanni Boccaccio
  • From On Famous Men of Great Age
  • From Against the Jews and the Gentiles
  • Lives of Socrates and Seneca
    • Preface
    • Life of Socrates
    • Life of Seneca
  • Note on the Text and Translation
  • Notes to the Text
  • Notes to the Translation
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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