by Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, ; Garin, Eugenio, ; Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, De hominis dignitate. Work by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. Heptaplus: Or, Discourse on the seven days of creation; Heptaplus, On the Sevenfold Exposition of the Six Days of. This is the first full-length study of the Heptaplus, the commentary on 1 by the celebrated Italian philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola.

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This theory was fundamentally dissimilar to mainstream medieval and Renaissance approaches to biblical interpretation. Ambrose Miles rated it really liked it Jan 20, Unknown Bindingpages.

Count Giovanni Pico della Mirandola Italian: Books by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. Pcio emphasis on Pico’s Jewish influences in this chapter is significant; it forms the background for his attempt to answer definitively the question of whether or not Pico’s Genesis commentary is a kabbalistic heptapluz.

Rather than use the standard four senses of Scripture, Pico adopted an esoteric hermeneutic stance characteristic of Neoplatonic and kabbalistic exegesis, and developed an allegorical theory based on epistemology and the idea of intellectual ascent.

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Appendix to Chapter 7. Librarian administrators click here. Later Neoplatonism, Pseudo-Dionysius, Kabbalah. Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

Heptaplus: Or, Discourse on the Seven Days of Creation

The Beginning and the End: Three Redactions of an Argument for Esotericism: Tags What are tags? Pico’s Heptaplus and Biblical Hermeneutics.

Elijah del Medigo, Flavius Mithridates, and Johanan Alemanno, emphasizing them as conduits for making Jewish and Arabic traditions available to him. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Dougherty, Ohio Dominican Universityin: Lists Dekla are lists? To ask other readers questions about Heptaplusplease sign up.

Knowledge, Felicitas and Hermeneutics 7. Dslla added it Apr 18, Thus, Pico’s Heptaplus “differs not only from contemporary norms but also from Pico’s other exegetical work” Biblical Interpretation in the Fifteenth Century.

Mirando,a book is not yet featured on Listopia. The first chapter, titled “Pico’s Hheptaplus and Works,” presents a brief biography of the Renaissance philosopher that recounts Pico’s literary output and chronicles the famous episodes of his life, such as the proposed disputation of the Conclusionesthe papal condemnation that followed, and Pico’s subsequent [End Page ] residence under the protection of Lorenzo de’ Medici.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The exploration of this theme makes it possible not only to interpret the Heptaplus in relation to Pico’s other works, but also to assess its role as a response to the contemporary philosophical controversy surrounding the intellect.


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This volume presents a full-scale study of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola’s late work, the Heptaplusan unusual sevenfold commentary on the six days of creation found in the first chapter of Genesis. Comments and reviews What are comments? Elena rated it really liked it Dec 29, The longest chapter of the volume is the fourth, which offers an account of Pico’s interest in esotericism even in works beyond the Heptaplus ; Pico’s remarks on the subject in the Commento and the Oratio are given special consideration in heptapkus to the Heptaplus.

The monograph is well organized and well written, and shuold be of interest to anyone studying humanism, biblical exegesis, or intellectual history. This is the first full-length study of the Heptaplus, the commentary on the creation narrative of “Genesis 1” by the celebrated Italian philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement.

It focuses on Pico’s theory of allegory.