Ficino, Pico and Savonarola: The Evolution of Humanist Theology 1461/2-1498 (Medieval Mediterranean)

Ficino, Pico and Savonarola: The Evolution of Humanist Theology 1461/2-1498 (Medieval Mediterranean)

Amos Edelheit


This e-book offers a research of humanism, theology, and politics in Florence over the past a long time of the 15th century. It considers the family among humanists and theologians and among humanism and faith. smooth scholarship on humanism has no longer taken enough account of the deep curiosity proven via Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494) in theology and faith. This e-book offers a close and leading edge account of Ficino s "De Christiana religione" (1474) and of Pico s "Apologia" (1487), within the context of explaining the evolution of a humanist theology. The publication ends with a attention of the stormy occasions of the 1490s, while Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498) turned a number one non secular and political determine in Florentine public life."

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