marsilio_ficino_-_angel_appearing_to_zacharias_detail

Marsilio Ficino was born #onthisday in history 19th October 1433 A.D. and died on 1st October 1499 A.D. Ficino was a Italian scholar and a Catholic priest, one of the most important and influential humanist philosophers of his time in Italian renaissances.

Also he was astrologer and a reviver of the “Neoplatonisim”, whilst being in touch with every major academic thinker of his era. Marsilio was the first to translate Plato’s complete works into Latin. His Florentine Academy was an attempt to revive Plato academy. He had influence in the development of European Philosophy.

 

Advertisements