Politian

Also known as Angiolo de' Ambrosini da Monte Puloiano. Born 1454; died 1494. Noted professor of Greek and Latin literature, but was rather a master and interpreter of the ancient spirit than a philologist. Among his translations are Plato's Charmides, Plutarch's Eroticus, five books of the Iliad, etc.; his most important philological work, Miscellanea (1489), is a collection of essays on various scholarly subjects.

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