Politian



(Angelo Poliziano) 1454–94, Italian classical scholar, teacher, and poet.
Historical Examples

Pico and Politian would doubtless be very good company; but not equal to Valdés and Ochino.
The Duchess of Trajetto Anne Manning

Politian, when in a hurry, objected to write his letters in Latin.
The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy Jacob Burckhardt

Let the high priest of the Christians, Politian, be brought hither.
The Wanderer’s Necklace H. Rider Haggard

Politian answered on behalf of all of us, saying that we had harmed no man.
The Wanderer’s Necklace H. Rider Haggard

The Orfeo of Politian has claimed precedence as the earliest represented drama, not of a religious nature, in a modern language.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam

His history was first translated into Latin at the end of the 15th century by Politian.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4 Various

In a word, I want to have it in the same style as your “Politian.”
The Great Book-Collectors Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton

The study of Roman law would have missed those labours on the Pandects, with which the name of Politian is honourably associated.
New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds

In our own day Hermolaus and Politian have rescued Latin from barbarism; and their services can never be forgotten.
The Age of Erasmus P. S. Allen

The next was Politian, equally renowned for hard scholarship and for the sweetness and charm of his voluminous poems.
The Great Book-Collectors Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton

noun
Italian name Angelo Polliziano; original name Angelo Ambrogini. 1454–94, Florentine humanist and poet

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