Essays and Dialogues (I Tatti Renaissance Library)

Essays and Dialogues (I Tatti Renaissance Library)

by Bartolomeo Scala
     
 

From humble beginnings, Scala (1430–1497) trained in the law and rose to prominence serving as secretary and treasurer to the Medicis and chancellor of the Guelf party before becoming first chancellor of Florence. This volume collects works from throughout his career that show his acquaintance with recently rediscovered ancient writers, and the influence of… See more details below

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From humble beginnings, Scala (1430–1497) trained in the law and rose to prominence serving as secretary and treasurer to the Medicis and chancellor of the Guelf party before becoming first chancellor of Florence. This volume collects works from throughout his career that show his acquaintance with recently rediscovered ancient writers, and the influence of fellow humanists such as Marsilio Ficino, Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II), and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674028265
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
I Tatti Renaissance Library Series, #31
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.04(h) x 0.87(d)

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