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The Platonic Theology is a visionary paintings and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who used to be mostly accountable for the Renaissance revival of Plato.

A scholar of the Neoplatonic colleges of Plotinus and Proclus, he used to be devoted to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, within the wish that the sort of reconciliation might start up a religious revival and go back of the golden age. His Platonic evangelizing used to be eminently winning and generally influential, and his Platonic Theology, translated into English for the 1st time during this version, is without doubt one of the keys to realizing the paintings, inspiration, tradition, and spirituality of the Renaissance.

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