Talk:Humanists

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I think the "You can quote several Greek texts"... dot point that Del asked I make the "Specific names to drop" dot point a sidenote to might look better as follows:

  • You can quote several Greek texts and take delight in doing so. You know the works of a few ancient Greek writers and the names of a lot more of them, which you are happy to name-drop and wave in the faces of those around you (see sidenote). Specific names to drop could be:

Tobin


Can we get a basic list of Humanist Texts for SCA people in here somewhere ?

I've got a well-thumbed copy of Castiglione, and I guess Guiccardini's History of Italy could go in there somewhere.

We should probably avoid some of Ficino's more erm Applied Philosophy works.

Anton


Will do.

Be aware that Humanism wasn't just a "textual" movement. It involved art, literature, dance, etc. I'll go through my list over the weekend and see what I can come up with.

Del