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Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies
Visiting Research Fellow’s Lecture

Riddles and Puzzles

Pythagoras in the Italian Quattrocento
Anna Corrias, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
LJS 438, Neoplatonic and neopythagorean translations (Florence, ca. 1475)
Detail of LJS 438, Neoplatonic and neopythagorean translations (Florence, ca. 1475)

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:30 PM

Using LJS 438, a late 15th -century collection of Greek philosophical works into Latin, as a starting point, Dr. Corrias will examine the rich and complex legacy of late ancient Platonism in the preservation, transmission, and transformation of ancient philosophical texts, especially Plato’s dialogues and the works traditionally attributed to Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans.

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