This volume consists of 21 essays on Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), the
great Florentine scholar, philosopher and priest who was the
architect of Renaissance Platonism and whose long-lasting influence
on philosophy, love and music theory, medicine and magic extended
across Europe. Grouped into three sections, they cover such topics
as priesthood, the influence of Hermetic monism, Plotinus and
Augustine, Jewish transmission of the "prisca theologia," the... more...