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Lazzarelli, Lodovico
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Lazzarelli, Lodovico, * 4 Feb 1447 (San Severino), † 23 Jun 1500 (San Severino)

Italian humanist, poet, Christian hermetist, and pioneer of Christian kabbalah [→ Jewish Influences III]. Lazzarelli was born the youngest son of a physician, Alessandro Lazzarelli, in San Severino. His father died soon after his birth, and his mother moved with her children to Campli, where Lodovico began his studies under a certain Christoforo da Montone. Introduced by the latter to a typical humanist curriculum, he turned out to be a talent…

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Hanegraaff, Wouter J., “Lazzarelli, Lodovico”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 21 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_204>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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