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  • Sale! Ficino set

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino – Complete Set

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856831997 - Hardback

    "From every point of view it is a pleasure to read this perfect introduction to one of the most attractive and influential figures of the Italian Renaissance." C.V. Wedgwood, Daily Telegraph

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  • Ficino 1 2nd ed

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 1 – 2nd Edition

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856835162 - Hardback

    Due September 2018
    Marsilio Ficino of Florence (1433-99) was one of the most influential thinkers of the Renaissance. This is the 2nd edition of the first in his series of letters, translated from the original Latin.

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  • Ficino 10

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 10 (Book XI)

    Ficino

    Volumes 2-10 are available here as a complete set at a reduced price.

    ISBN: 9780856835001 - Hardback

    These volumes contain the first English translation of the corpus of letters published during the lifetime of the  philosopher priest who helped to shape the Renaissance worldview. The letters in this volume span April 1491 to September 1492. This is a crucial period for Marsilio Ficino and Florence itself, for it witnessed the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent.

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  • Ficino 2

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 2

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856830365 - Hardback

    "Undoubtedly, these letters comprise one of the "spiritual classics" of the past thousand years."   Christopher Booker, The Spectator

    "I have often noticed that a person who depends on external things always lives a disturbed and anxious life and suffers many a disappointment, while the only person to live in peace and certainty is the one who leads a life based, not upon the passing show without, but upon the eternal within himself."   Ficino

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  • Ficino 3

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 3

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856830457 - Hardback

    "Marsilio Ficino was at the very fountainhead of some of the most characteristic and influential aspects of the Italian Renaissance."
    C.B. Schmitt, The Times Literary Supplement

    "Happy is the man for whom all things end well: but they do so only for him who uses them well."   Ficino

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  • Ficino 4

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 4

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856830709 - Hardback

    "The subjects which occupy Ficino and his friends, are of perennial and indeed painfully topical interest."   Church Times

    "Since therefore we all wish to be happy, and happiness cannot be obtained without the right use of our gifts, and since knowledge reveals their proper use, we should leave all else aside and strive with the full support of philosophy and religion to become as wise as possible."  Ficino

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  • Ficino 5

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 5

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856831294 - Hardback

    "To many who are nauseated by the positivist atheism which on the mass media passes for 'humanism', these letters will be water in the desert." Kathleen Raine, The Sunday Telegraph

    "First is God, second is the contemplation of God, third is the love of and adoration of God. These things are able to give us that peace which the world, being everywhere full of discord, cannot give."    Ficino

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  • Ficino 6

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 6

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856831676 - Hardback

    "This body of work constitutes a crucial attempt at intellectual and emotional synthesis. Ficino strives to combine in a system at once harmonious and formally coherent three great strands of doctrine or speculation: Platonism, Christianity and that exceedingly rich current of hermetic, “magical” or cabalistic lore which underlies much of Renaissance culture."
    Prof. George Steiner, The Sunday Times

    "Only a life dedicated by choice to the study and cultivation of truth is lived in the fullness of bliss beyond movement and beyond time."   Ficino

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  • Ficino 7

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 7

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856831928 - Hardback

    "All that we regard as the norm of Western European art - Botticelli's paintings, Monteverdi's music, Shakespeare's philosophical lovers - has flowed from Ficino's Florence." Kathleen Raine, The Times

    "Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was at the very fountainhead of some of the most characteristic and influential aspects of the Italian Renaissance."
    C.B. Schmitt, The Times Literary Supplement

     

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  • Ficino 8

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 8 (Book IX)

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856832420 - Hardback

    These volumes contain the first English translation of the letters of the philosopher priest, Marsilio Ficino, who helped to shape the Renaissance worldview. This volume contains letters written in 1488 and 1489, with a preface added in the summer of 1490.

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  • Ficino 9

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 9 (Book X)

    Ficino

    ISBN: 9780856832895 - Hardback

    This series contains the first English translation of the letters of the philosopher priest, Marsilio Ficino, who helped to shape the Renaissance worldview. This volume brings together correspondence from the last decade of Marsilio Ficino's life, spanning the period late 1489 to spring 1491.

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