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Marsilio Ficino

Author: Angela Voss
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, ©2006.
Series: Western esoteric masters series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A selection of writings by the fifteenth-century philosopher and magus Marsilio Ficino, on the subject of astrology and natural magic. The editor's introduction provides a substantial historical and philosophical context for this figure and explains Ficino's astrology in relation to his Christian Platonic convictions"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Records and correspondence
Quelle
Correspondence
Named Person: Marsilio Ficino; Marsilio Ficino; Jesus Christ; Marsilio Ficino; Jesus Christ.; Marsilio Ficino
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Voss
ISBN: 1556435606 9781556435607
OCLC Number: 65407018
Description: xv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
To Cosimo de' Medici --
Venus subdues mars, and jupiter saturn --
All praise of all things should be given back unto God, the beginning and the end of all --
A disputation against the pronouncements of the astrologers --
Disputation against the judgement of the astrologers (excerpt) --
Divine law cannot be made by the heavens, but may perhaps be indicated by them --
The star of the magi --
Good fortune is in fate, true happiness in virtue --
On obtaining life from the heavens (excerpts) --
The principles of music --
The book of the sun --
What he thinks of astrology.
Series Title: Western esoteric masters series.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Angela Voss.
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"A selection of writings by the fifteenth-century philosopher and magus Marsilio Ficino, on the subject of astrology and natural magic. The editor's introduction provides a substantial historical and philosophical context for this figure and explains Ficino's astrology in relation to his Christian Platonic convictions"--Provided by publisher.

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