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Tacitus

(56 AD-c.120 AD) Publius Cornelius Tacitus Works: • A Dialogue Concerning Oratory (English) • Agricola (Finnish) • Arguments of Celsus, Porphyry, and the Emperor Julian, Against the Christians (English) • Die Germania (German) • Germania (Finnish) • Germania and Agricola…

Baruch Spinoza

Benedictus de Spinoza (1632–1677) Works: • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 1 (English) • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 2 (English) • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 3 (English) • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 4 (English) • Ethica (Dutch) • Ethics (English) •…

Giovanni Pascoli

(1855–1912) Giovanni Placido Agostino Pascoli Works: • Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) La vita italiana durante la Rivoluzione francese e l’Impero (Italian) • La mirabile visione (Italian) • Miei Pensieri di varia Umanità (Italian) • Minerva oscura (Italian) • Sotto il velame…

Peter Paul Rubens

(1577–1640) Sir Peter Paul Rubens The artist’s works: Portrait of a Man 1597 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Lamentation over the Dead Christ 1601–1602 Galleria Borghese, Roma Portrait of a Young Woman with a Rosary c.1609–1610 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The Honeysuckle Bower…

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…

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106–43 BC) Consul of Rome (63 BC) Governor of Cilicia (51–50 BC) Works: • Brutus (Latin) ◊ Brutus (English) • Cato Maior de Senectute (Latin) ◊ Cato Maior de Senectute (English) ◊ De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream (English) ◊ Scipion unennäkö…

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