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Author Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494.
Title Lamia. English & Latin
Angelo Poliziano's Lamia : text, translation, and introductory studies / edited by Christopher S. Celenza.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Author Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494.
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.
Subject Aristotle. Prior analytics. -- Early works to 1800.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Criticism, Textual.
Alt Name Celenza, Christopher S., 1967-
Add Title Lamia
Description 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Note English and Latin; editorial matter in English.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-267) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004185951 (electronic bk.)
900418595X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 697175271
Additional Format Print version: Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494. Lamia. English & Latin. Angelo Poliziano's Lamia. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004185906 (DLC) 2010015206 (OCoLC)607613486

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