Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Marsilio Ficino
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Biography

Marsilio Ficino is one of the most significant figures in 15th-century western European culture. He is best known for his translations from Greek into Latin of the works of Plato, Plotinus, Proclus and other Neoplatonists, as well as the Hermetic corpus, a collection of magical and philosophical writings attributed to the mythical Egyptian sage Hermes Trismegistus. Thanks to Ficino’s translations and commenta…

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Katinis, Teodoro , “Marsilio Ficino”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26605>
First published online: 2015



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