Tag: historian

Benedetto Croce

(1866–1952) Works: • Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic (English) • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille (English) • Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx (English) • Logic as the Science of the Pure Concept (English) • The…

Niccolò Machiavelli

(1469–1527) Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli Works: • Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius (English) • History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy (English) • La mandragola, La Clizia, Belfagor (Italian) • Machiavelli, Volume I (English)…

John Milton

(1608–1674) Works: • Areopagitica (English) • An Introduction to the Prose and Poetical Works of John Milton (English) • L’Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas (English) • Le Paradis Perdu (French) • Milton’s Comus (English) • Minor Poems (English) •…

Alexander Pushkin

(1799–1837) Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin Александр Сергеевич Пушкин Works: • Aatelisrosvo Dubrovskij (Finnish) • Boris Godunov (English) • Eugene Oneguine (English) • Kapteenin tytär (Finnish) • Красавице, которая нюхала табак (Russian) • La fille du capitaine (French) • Laukaus y.m. kertomuksia…

Voltaire

(1694–1778) François-Marie Arouet Works: • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (English) •…

Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313–1375) Works: • Alcesto e Acaten (Italian) • Amorosa visione (1342-1343) • Canto di Ameto (Italian) • Corbaccio (1354) • De mulieribus claris (1361) • Decameron (Italian) ◊ De Decamerone van Boccaccio (Dutch) ◊ Novelleja Decameronesta (Finnish) ◊ The Decameron…

Lucius Annaeus Seneca minor

(c.4 BC-65 AD) Works: • Apocolocyntosis (English) • Minor Dialogues, and the Dialogue on Clemency (English) • Morals of a Happy Life, Benefits, Anger and Clemency (English) • Octavia (English) • Octavia Praetexta (Latin) • On Benefits (English) • The…

Mary Wollstonecraft

(1759–1797) Works: • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (English) • Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (English) • Maria; Or, The Wrongs of Woman (English) • Mary: A Fiction (English) • Mary Wollstonecraft’s…

Gonzalo Chacón

(1429–1507) Gonzalo Chacón y Martínez del Castillo Comendador de Montiel Works: • Crónica del condestable Álvaro de Luna (1453) Gonzalo Chacón in Film: Isabel 2012–2014 Director: Jordi Frades Starring: Michelle Jenner, Rodolfo Sancho   Born 1429 Ocaña (España) Died 1507 Ocaña (España) Father…

Julius Caesar

(100–44 BC) Gaius Julius Caesar Dictator (49–44 BC) Consul of Rome (59, 48, 46–45, 44 BC) Works: • Commentarii de bello civili (Latin) ◊ Commentaries on the Civil War (English) • De Bello Gallico, Libri I-IV (Latin) • De Bello…