Plato in the Italian Renaissance / Edition 2

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Table of Contents

Author's Note to the Second Impression
Preface to Volume II
Introduction: The Revival of Plato 3
Pt. I Florence 27
1 Plato and the Defense of the Humanities 29
2 Plato as Civic Humanist 58
3 Minor Translators in Florence and the Papal Court 81
Pt. II Milan 103
1 Uberto Decembrio: Renaissance Signory and the Republic 105
2 Pier Candido Decembrio's Celestial Polity 117
3 The Platonic Translations of Antonio Cassarino 154
Pt. III Rome 161
1 George of Trebizond and Plato 165
2 Trebizond's Translations of the Laws and the Parmenides 180
3 Pletho and the Plato-Aristotle Controversy 193
4 Cardinal Bessarion and Plato 217
5 Bessarion vs. Trebizond 236
Pt. IV Florence 265
1 Marsilio Ficino, Doctor of Souls 267
2 Ficino and the Platonis opera omnia 300
3 Ficino on Socrates, Plato, and the Platonic Corpus 318
4 The Commentaria in Platonem: Exegesis as Apologetic 341
App. 1. The Dates of Ep. I.1 [I. 8], the Latin Phaedo, the Dialogi ad Petrum Histrum and Some Other Early works of Leonardo Bruni 367
App. 2. The Dates of Bruni's Two Redactions of the Crito and Apology, and of His Versions of the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Epistolae 379
App. 3. Bruni's Translations of Plato 388
App. 4. The Translations of the Euthyphro by Rinuccio Aretino and Francesco Filelfo 401
App. 5. The Dates of Filelfo's Translations of Plato 404
App. 6. Agostino Dati's Version of the Pseudo-Platonic Halcyon and Renaissance Skepticism 408
App. 7. Uberto and Pier Candido Decembrio's Notabilia to Their Translations of the Republic 412
App. 8. Decembrio's Platonic Studies 415
App. 9. Four Quattrocento Translators of Republic V 422
App. 10. Cassarino's Manuscripts of Plato 427
App. 11. George of Trebizond's Versions of the Laws and the Parmenides 429
App. 12. Pletho's Influence in the Later Quattrocento 436
App. 13. Bessarion's Debt to Proclus in Book II of the Calumniator 441
App. 14. The "Ancient Theology" of Aristotle According to George of Trebizond 445
App. 15. Poliziano's Fragmentary Translation of the Charmides 449
App. 16. Ficino's "Spiritual Crisis" 454
App. 17. The Development of Ficino's "Ancient Theology" 459
App. 18. On the Textual History of Ficino's Platonis opera omnia 464
App. 19. The Dates of Ficino's Arguments and Commentaries 482
App. 20. Lorenzo Lippi's Translation of the Ion 485
Texts: Conspectus scriptorum Platonis interpretationem saec. XV illustrantium 491
Catalogs: A. Census of Manuscripts 669
Catalogs: B. Census of Printed Editions 738
Catalogs: C. Extracts 797
Catalogs: D. Perdita, Dubia, Spuria 802
Catalogs: E. Bio-bibliographical Note on Sixteenth-Century Translators 804
Catalogs: F. Tabula Initiorum 808
Catalogs: G. Indices 816
Index of Manuscripts Not Listed in Cat. A 830
Index of Names 833
Addenda 845
Addenda et Corrigenda to Volume I (1991) 848
Corrigenda to Volume II (1991) 848
Addendum (1991) to Part I, p. 76f 849
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