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Author Wilson, N. G. (Nigel Guy), 1935-
Title From Byzantium to Italy : Greek studies in the Italian Renaissance / N.G. Wilson.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1992.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PA78.I8 W54 1992    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PA78.I8 W54 1992    AVAILABLE  
Author Wilson, N. G. (Nigel Guy), 1935-
Subject Greek philology -- Study and teaching -- Italy -- History.
Renaissance -- Italy.
Humanists -- Italy.
Italy -- Civilization -- Greek influences.
Description x, 200 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Sequel to: Scholars of Byzantium.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-189) and indexes.
ISBN 0801845637 (hc : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 26158520
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Abbreviations 
1The beginnings1
 (i)Precursors1
 (ii)Petrarch, Boccaccio and Pilato2
2Chrysoloras: methods of learning the language8
3Bruni and other early translators13
4Consolidation23
 (i)A first glance at Venice23
 (ii)The significance of the year 1423: Aurispa25
 (iii)The second half of Bruni's career29
 (iv)Traversari31
5Vittorino da Feltre34
6Guarino42
7Filelfo48
8Greek prelates in Italy54
 (i)The Council of Florence and its consequences54
 (ii)The Greek cardinal57
9Valla68
10Rome under Nicholas V and his successors76
11Florence in the second half of the century86
 (i)Argyropoulos86
 (ii)Ficino90
 (iii)Scholar-printers: Chalcondyles and Janus Lascaris95
12Politian101
13Padua, Bologna, Ferrara and Messina114
14Venice124
 (i)Ermolao Barbaro and Pietro Bembo124
 (ii)The Aldine publishing house, the Neakademia and Forteguerri's manifesto127
 (iii)The publications of the first ten years133
 (iv)Interruptions145
 (v)Musurus148
15Conclusion157
 Notes163
 Indexes191