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Columbia University Press, 1974 - Literary Collections - 393 pages
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A reissue of the 1974 Columbia U. Press edition of the letters of Florentine humanist Poggius (1380-1459) to his friend de Niccolis regarding the rediscovery of lost classical texts. Translated (from the Latin) with notes by Phyllis Walter Goodhart Gordon. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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User Review  - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing

I suppose this won't be of interest to many people, but Poggio is one of the great unsung heroes of Western Civilization. He recovered numerous classical texts from where they were moldering in ... Read full review

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User Review  - stephenjchow - LibraryThing

Besides being a fascinating collection of letters by Poggius, I was drawn in further by, and enjoy most, the nuggets of wisdom he often discloses to his correspondents. Here are a few: ON THE RARITY ... Read full review

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