Martianus Capella

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Capella, Martianus

(märshēā`nəs kəpĕl`ə), fl. 5th cent.?, Latin writer, b. Carthage. His one famous work, The Marriage of Mercury and Philology, also called the Satyricon and Disciplinae, is a long allegory about the liberal arts. Its popularity in medieval schools was universal. The author is also known as Felix Capella and may have lived in the 4th cent.

Martianus Capella:

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, fl. 5th cent.?, Latin writer, b. Carthage. His one famous work, The Marriage of Mercury and Philology, also called the Satyricon and Disciplinae, is a long allegory about the liberal arts. Its popularity in medieval schools was universal.
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This volume has four: Marijke Crab on Valerius Maximus, Bratislav Lucin on Petronius, Marianne Pade on Martial, and Sinead O'Sullivan on Martianus Capella.
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Martianus Capella, Le nozze di Filologia e Mercurio, Milano: Bompiani, 2004.
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Apuleius's novel generated a series of editions, commentaries, and adaptations from editors, translators, and humanists, including Augustine, Fulgentius, Macrobius, Martianus Capella, Boccaccio, Petrarch, Coluccio Salutati, Poggio Bracciolini, Giovanni Bussi, Vive-s, and Erasmus.
Well, recent studies have shown that that beautiful and sensual young girl surrounded by flowers in the center of the painting in actual fact represents Philologia--the whole scene coming from Martianus Capella's De Nuptiis Mercurii and Philologiae, a work very highly praised at the court of Lorenzo il Magnifico.