Compendio della scienza dei costumi

Aristotelian work
Date: 1586

Work ref: 225
Multiple work: No
Type: Prose

Author

VIZZANI Pompeo
(1540-1607)

Dedicatee

VIZZANI Camillo

Extant versions

Manuscript copies

Genre

Compendium

Related to Aristotle's

Nicomachean Ethics

Branch of Philosophy

Moral Philosophy
—Ethics

Description

Pompeo Vizzani's Compendio della scienza dei costumi, dedicated to the author's nephew, Camillo, is in essence a summary paraphrase of Books III—V and again VIII of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, with attention centred on the various virtues. The work includes a table/summary of moral virtues.

Manuscript copies

Bologna, BArch, B.164

Bibliography

IMBI 53: 179-180.




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

Citation
Eugenio Refini, ‘Compendio della scienza dei costumi’, in Vernacular Aristotelianism in Renaissance Italy Database (VARIDB)
  <https://vari.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/5119> [accessed 21 November 2017]