Tag: humanist

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…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Oliver Stone

(1946) Filmography as Director: Alexander 2004 Director: Oliver Stone Starring: Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie   Born September 15 1946 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards Directors Guild of America Award Golden Bear Awards…

Stellan Skarsgård

(1951) Stellan John Skarsgård Filmography as Actor: Goya’s Ghosts 2006 Director: Miloš Forman Starring: Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman   Born June 13 1951 Gothenburg (Sweden) Occuppation Actor Awards European Film Award Golden Globe Awards Guldbagge Award Silver Bear

Michael Tarchaniota Marullus

(1453–1500) Michael Tarchaniota Marullus in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Michele Marullo Tarcaniota c.1490 Museo del Prado, Madrid (on loan)     See also: • Humanists | Poets | Writers

Agnolo Poliziano

(1454–1494) Poliziano in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Adorazione dei Magi c.1476 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze     See also: • Humanists | Playwrights | Poets | Scholars | Writers

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452–1519) Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci The artist’s works: Annunciazione c.1472 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Ginevra de’ Benci c.1474 National Gallery of Art, Washington Madonna Benois 1478 Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Adorazione dei Magi 1481–1482 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze…

Erasmus of Rotterdam

(1466–1536) Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus Works: • Against War (English) • Colloquies, Volume I (English) • Dialoge or communication of two persons (English) • Education of Children (English) • Encomium artis medicae (Latin) • In Praise of Folly (English) • Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews…

Francesco Petrarca

(1304–1374) Works: • Fifteen sonnets (English) • Letters to Classical Authors (English) • Three Dialogues Between Petrarch and S. Augustine (English) • The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems (English) See also: • Noves, Laura de (1310-1348) Born July 20 1304 Arezzo (Italia)…