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The I Tatti Renaissance Library 93

Life of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. Oration

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674023420

Publication Date: 03/15/2022


432 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

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  • Introduction
    • Two Picos
    • The Silence of the Frogs
    • A Saint for Weepers
    • Chameleons Are Not What They Seem
    • Pico’s Ladder
    • Pico’s Philosophical Vocation
    • Philosophizing about Magic
    • Ancient Mysteries and Trinities
    • Notes
  • Ioannis Pici Mirandulae Viri Omni Disciplinarum Genere Consumatissimi Vita Per Ioannem Franciscum Illustris Principis Galeotti Pici Filium Edita (A Life of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, A Man Supremely Accomplished in Learning of Every Kind, Told by Gianfrancesco, Son of the Illustrious Prince Galeotto Pico) [Gianfrancesco Pico della Mirandola]
  • Oratio Ioannis Pici Mirandulani Concordiae Comitis (An Oration by Giovanni Pico, Count of Mirandola and Concordia) [Giovanni Pico della Mirandola]
  • Appendix I: Selections from Pico’s 900 Conclusions
  • Appendix II: An Incomplete Early Draft of the Oration
  • Appendix III: Abraham’s Journey through the Sefirot
  • Appendix IV: Notabilia to the Life and Oration in the Bologna Edition (1496)
  • Appendix V: Gianfrancesco Pico’s Argumentum to his Edition of Pico’s Oration and Letters
  • Note on the Texts and on Sources
  • Notes to the Texts
  • Notes to the Translations
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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