Although Flavius Mithridates (1450-83) may not be part of the working vocabulary of Renaissance scholars in general, he is important for the study of the Renaissance because he was one of the teachers of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Additionally, while the avvertenza that indicates "the bibliography has as its object Giovanni Pico" (76) may excuse the absence of an entry for Charles Schmitt's "Gianfrancesco Pico's Attitude toward his Uncle" in L'Opera e il pensiero di Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
(1965), the qualifier might not be exculpatory with respect to other works: Eugenio Garin, "Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
" in Portraits from the Quattrocento (1972); M.
Faith and Knowledge in the Religion of the Renaissance: Nicholas of Cusa, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
, and Savonarola, JANHENDRYK DE BOER
The publication of the proceedings of the 1994 conference commemorating the five hundredth anniversary of the death of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
, edited by Gian Carlo Garfagnini, is a major event.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
and Agostino Steuco were in different ways concerned about the acceptability of the ancient theology from the Christian point of view, and it was for this reason that Francesco Patrizi compiled a philologically reliable edition of the texts in question.
And of course, it is given that this philosophical line of inquiry can be traced through the early-Renaissance intermediaries of Marsilio Ficino, Leone Ebreo, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
, Pietro Bembo, Mario Equicola, Caviceo, and Castiglione who furnish both the literary and ideological context for the Epistres morales of d'Urfe as well as the Neoplatonic foundation of his pastoral romance.
This interesting volume presents two studies dealing with the thought of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
30) The theme of a ladder of nature which human beings can go up and down in investigating nature was taken up not only by Ficino but also by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
, who extended the theme to those Egyptian mythological suggestions so dear to Bruno: