Guarino da Verona

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Guarino da Verona

(gwärē`nō dä vārô`nä), 1374?–1460, Italian humanist, considered the greatest teacher of his time. Associated with several universities, he translated various Greek and Latin classics and wrote a Latin grammar (1487).
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In his often strangely unfocused lead essay, curator Keith Christiansen quotes a beautiful missive by the humanist scholar Guarino of Verona in praise of devotional images: 'simply to behold these is to have one's mind drawn to higher things'.
Next Allen turns to women's education in philosophy during 1200-1450, including, inter alia, the writings and practice of Vincent of Beauvais, Francesco Barberino, Guarino of Verona, and Vittorino of Feltre.
Barbara's main non-Venetian correspondents include several of the major figures of Quattrocento Italy: Flavio Biondo, Poggio Bracciolini, Guarino of Verona, Cosimo and Lorenzo de' Medici, and Pope Nicholas V.