Ethica d'Aristotile

Aristotelian work
Date: 1430

Work ref: 117
Multiple work: No
Type: Prose

Author

COLOMBELLA Antonio O.S.A.
(1390/1400-1466)

Extant versions

Manuscript copies

Genre

Translation

Related to Aristotle's

Nicomachean Ethics

Branch of Philosophy

Moral Philosophy
—Ethics

Description

Antonio Colombella, member of the Augustinian order, dedicates this translation of the Nicomachean Ethics - apparently based on the Latin text by Robert Grosseteste - to the young nobleman and merchant Pancrazio Giustiniani. The work includes an outstanding paratext (foreword and afterword) in which the translator approaches in a most interesting and critical way issues of translation discussing the opposition verbum de verbo / ad sensum as well as the contribution of the commentary tradition to understand those passages of the text which seem to be irremediably obscure.

Bibliography

Iter I, 375a; Fava 1925: 274, n°99; Fava and Salmi 1973: II, n°185, 119-120.




Original Record Author
Eugenio Refini
Record Last Updated On
07/03/2013
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Citation
Eugenio Refini, ‘Ethica d'Aristotile’, in Vernacular Aristotelianism in Renaissance Italy Database (VARIDB)
  <http://vari.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/5011> [accessed 21 September 2017]