Platonism

Platonism in the Renaissance
Maude Vanhaelen and Valery Rees

  • Michael J. B. Allen, Synoptic Art: Marsilio Ficino on the History of Platonic Interpretation (Florence: Olschki, 1998).
  • J. Hankins and A. Palmer, The Recovery of Ancient Philosophy in the Renaissance: A Brief Guide (Florence: Olchki, 2008).
  • J. Hankins, Plato in the Italian Renaissance, 2 vols (Leiden-New York: Brill, 1990).
  • John Monfasani, ‘Two Fifteenth-Century “Platonic Academies”: Bessarion’s and Ficino’s’ in On Renaissance Academies (as above), pp. 61-76.
  • Valery Rees, ‘Ficinian Ideas in the Poetry of Edmund Spenser’, Spenser Studies, XXIV, 2009: pp. 73-132.
  • Maude Vanhaelen, ‘Cose di Platone fatte Toscane: Language and Ideology in two vernacular translations of Plato printed by Francesco Priscianese’, Modern Language Review 107 (2012), pp. 1102-1120 (in press).
  • N.G. Wilson, From Byzantium to Italy: Greek Studies in the Italian Renaissance (London: Duckworth, 1992).

The materials in this bibliography correspond to the reading lists set for the “Reading Publics” workshop held at the University of Warwick in July 2012. Unless otherwise indicated, the bibliographies were put together by the workshop’s organizers: Prof. Simon Gilson, Dr.David Lines and Dr. Maude Vanhaelen and adapted for the blog by Bryan Brazeau.

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