Ficino

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Marsilio Ficino - Biography
... Ficino was born at Figline Valdarno ... In 1459 John Argyropoulos was lecturing on Greek language and literature at Florence, and Ficino became his pupil ... When Cosimo decided to refound Plato's Academy at Florence he chose Ficino as its head, who made the classic translation of Plato from Greek to Latin (published in 1484), as well as a ...
Platonism In The Renaissance
1459 John Argyropoulos was lecturing on Greek language and literature at Florence, and Marsilio Ficino became his pupil ... at Florence, his choice to head it was Ficino, who made the classic translation of Plato from Greek to Latin (published in 1484), as well as a ... Following suggestions laid out by Gemistos Plethon, Ficino tried to synthesize Christianity and Platonism ...
1469 - Events - Date Unknown
... Marsilio Ficino completes his translation of the collected works of Plato ... Marsilio Ficino writes "Commentary on Plato's Symposium on Love" ... Marsilio Ficino starts to work on "Platonic Theology" ...
De Vita Libri Tres
... the years 1480-1489 by Italian Platonist Marsilio Ficino ... Ficino was one of the major philosophical voices of the Italian Renaissance, but he was also a physician, and the son of a physician ... Ficino was the first translator of Plato into Latin.) The result—particularly in the third book—is a work which takes the pagan Classical god-archetypes quite literally, and personifies them with the planets ...
Giovanni Cavalcanti (poet)
... that met in the Villa Medici at Careggi under the guidance of Marsilio Ficino ... Ficino and Cavalcanti were particular friends Giovanni Cavalcanti lived for many years with Ficino at his villa, and Marsilio dedicated his essay De amore (1484 ... Ficino introduced the concept of "Platonic love" and addressed many letters to his Giovanni amico mio perfettisimo ("Giovanni my most perfect friend") ...