Poems The I Tatti Renaissance Library (NEW)
Cristoforo Landino å 4 DownloadCristoforo Landino 1424 1498 one of the great scholar poets of the
Renaissance Is Best Knownis best
known for his platonizing commentaries on dante ndfor his Platonizing commentaries on Dante nd His most substantial work of poetry was his Three Books on Xandra written while still His most substantial work of poetry was his Three Books on Xandra written while still young man They consist primarily of love poetry in Latin directed to his lady love Alessandra. .
But they lso chronicle his life friendships literary studies nd the patronage of his work by and the patronage of his work by de' Medici Inspired eually by the ncient Roman elegy nd by Petrarch's Canzoniere the
Poems Illustrate The Minglingillustrate the mingling classical vernacular traditions characteristic of the ge of Lorenzo de' Medici Also included in this vo. Lume is the Carmina Varia La puttana del tedesco a collection whose centerpiece is group of elegies directed to the Venetian humanist Bernardo Bembo These bring to life the Platonic passion Bembo conceived for Ginevra de'Benci
Later The Subject Ofthe subject of famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci This edition contains the first translation of both works into Engli.