Ficino Marsilio - The book of life


Author : Ficino Marsilio
Title : The book of life
Year : 1980

Link download : Ficino_Marsilio_-_The_book_of_life.zip

Acknowledgment. Since my text for this translation was the Opera Omnia Basel edition of 1576, notoriously full of errors, I have had to do much consulting in other editions, for which I am emphatically grateful to the staffs of the University of Connecticut Library and the Yale University Medical Library. I must thank Professor Tom Moore, of Southern Methodist University, not only for making available to me the manuscript of his own forthcoming book on Ficino, but for his many suggestions for improving the present book. Jay Livernois bestowed his vast Solar gifts on this project in many hours of reading and discussion of the manuscript, and the translation would have been abandoned many times had it not been for his encouragement and help. I must also thank my two Italian Graces: Grazia Sotis of Minturno, for giving me considerable help with the names of Italian herbs and spices, and Grazia Giorgi of Florence, who seems to have been sent by the ghost of Ficino himself for inspiration. Finally, it is perhaps in order here to offer a much belated acknowledgment to a distinguished teacher, Eugenio Garin, in whose classes at the University of Florence, twenty years ago, I first entered Marsilio Ficino's gardens. The Gods alone know how long and winding that garden path has been since those palmy days in an ltalia pia calma, but if the present work can be taken in any way as tribute to this great scholar, it is I who am honored. ...

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