Platina's On Right Pleasure and Good Health: A Critical Abridgement and Translation of De Honesta Voluptate Et Valetudine
"Bartolomeo Sacchi, called Platina, was soldier, schoolmaster, student, papal administrator, prisoner, author, librarian, propagandist, and proto-typical Italian humanist. He wrote On Right Pleasure between 1463 and 1465, apparently for his own enjoyment a"
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