Politica [vernacular fragments]

Aristotelian work
Date:

Work ref: 143
Multiple work: No
Type: Prose

Author

PICCHENA Curzio
(1553-1626)

Dedicatee

Extant versions

Manuscript copies

Genre

Translation

Related to Aristotle's

Politics

Branch of Philosophy

Moral Philosophy
Political Philosophy

Description

Ms. Florence, BNC, Magl. VIII.1548 contains autograph works by Curzio Picchena, a Florentine diplomatist very close to Cosimo II de Medici (he also became segretario di stato). The excerpts from Aristotle's Politics are very difficult to read because of Picchena's handwriting: moreover they are notes and waste-books full of corrections and erasures. As the first part of the manuscript confirms, Picchena was mainly interested in Tacitus' works (cf. his several editions of Tacitus published all along the 17th century).

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Original Record Author
Eugenio Refini
Record Last Updated On
07/03/2013
Record Last Updated By

Citation
Eugenio Refini, ‘Politica [vernacular fragments]’, in Vernacular Aristotelianism in Renaissance Italy Database (VARIDB)
  <https://vari.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/5037> [accessed 24 November 2017]