Humanists

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George Neil Jenkins - Humanism
... In the 1950s, Jenkins joined the Tyneside Humanists Group, later to become North East Humanists, becoming President at an early stage of his membership ... His humanist funeral was held at West Road Crematorium, Newcastle upon Tyne, on Monday October 29, 2007 ... It was attended by family, friends, colleagues and members of North East Humanists ...
Renaissance Humanists - Paganism and Christianity in The Renaissance
... Many humanists were churchmen, most notably Pope Pius II (Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini), Sixtus IV and Leo X, and there was often patronage of ... Much humanist effort went into improving the understanding and translations of Biblical and early Christian texts, both before the Protestant Reformation, on which the work of figures like Erasmus and Jacques Lefèvre ... of Epicureanism was later taken up in The Epicurean, by Erasmus, the "prince of humanists" If people who live agreeably are Epicureans, none are more truly Epicurean than the ...
Music Of Florence - Song and Instrumental Music - Humanism and Music
... Humanists were initially identified as professors or students of the studia humanitatis, the curriculum of core subjects that formed the foundation of the humanists' education these ... Classicism was the basis for their studies humanists drew on the discoveries and revival of ancient Greek and Latin authors and attempted to imitate them in content, style, and form ... fragments of ancient Greek music were known during the 15th century, and, as very few humanists comprehended the notation, the sounding music of the ancients could not be revived in the same way as ...
List Of Humanists
... This is a partial list of famous modern humanists, including both secular and religious humanists ...

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    Remember that it’s never a crime in the face of humanity and enlightenment to distribute the works of the great humanists among the merchants and moneychangers of this godforsaken country... You better slip me the dough.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)