THE I TATTI RENAISSANCE LIBRARY
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Essays and Dialogues

Bartolomeo Scala

Translated by Renée Neu Watkins

Introduction by Alison Brown

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$29.95 • £19.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674028265

Publication Date: 05/01/2008

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336 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

The I Tatti Renaissance Library

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Letter on the Philosophical Sects (1458)
  • 2. Whether a Wise Man Should Marry (1457–1459)
  • 3. Dialogue of Consolation (1463)
  • 4. Preface to the “Cosimo de’ Medici Collection” (1464)
  • 5. Dialogue on Laws and Legal Judgments (1483) [trans. David Marsh]
  • 6. Defense against the Detractors of Florence (1496)
  • Note on the Text
  • Notes to the Text
  • Notes to the Translation
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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