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Author Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494.

Title Angelo Poliziano's Lamia : text, translation, and introductory studies / edited by Christopher S. Celenza
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages)
Series Brill's studies in intellectual history, 0920-8607 ; v. 189. Brill's texts and sources in intellectual history ; v. 7
Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 189
Brill's studies in intellectual history. Brill's texts and sources in intellectual history ; v. 7
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; Poliziano's Lamia in Context; On the Shoulders of Grammatica: John of Salisbury's Metalogicon and Poliziano's Lamia; The Role of the Philosopher in Late Quattrocento Florence: Poliziano's Lamia and the Legacy of the Pico-Barbaro Epistolary Controversy; Angelo Poliziano's Lamia: Neoplatonic Commentaries and the Plotinian Dichotomy Between the Philologist and the Philosopher; Angelo Poliziano, Lamia: Latin Text with Parallel English Translation; Bibliography; Index of Names and Places
Summary In 1492, Angelo Poliziano published his Lamia, a praelectio, or opening oration to a course he would teach that academic year on Aristotles Prior Analytics at the Florentine university. Having heard murmurings that he was not philosopher enough to teach the Aristotelian text, Poliziano strikes back, offering in effect a fable-tinted history of philosophy even as he strikes back at his presumed detractors. More than a repudiation of local gossip, the text, framed by fables, represents a rethinking of the mission of philosophy. This volume offers the first English translation, an edition of the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-267) and index
Notes English and Latin; editorial matter in English
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Subject Aristotle. Prior analytics -- Early works to 1800.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Criticism, Textual.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Celenza, Christopher S., 1967-
LC no. 2010015206
ISBN 1282952838
900418595X (electronic bk.)
9789004185951 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Lamia. English & Latin