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Marsilio Ficino: His Sources, His Circle, His Legacy
London, June 1999


THE SOCIETY FOR RENAISSANCE STUDIES

MARSILIO FICINO:
HIS SOURCES, HIS CIRCLE, HIS LEGACY


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME


Friday 25th June, National Gallery Theatre, Sainsbury Wing
Multiple strands of tradition: Ficino and his sources.
Michael J. B. Allen     Opening address: Life as a Dead Platonist

Clement Salaman Hermes and Plotinus: authentic echoes of Egypt in Ficino?

Sebastiano Gentile      Ficino's Library

James Hankins           Tradition of Pia Philosophia

Arthur Field            The Platonic Academy of Florence

John Monfasani          Ficino's Position in the Plato-Aristotle Controversy

Anthony Levi            Ficino, Augustine & Pagan Support

Moshe Idel              Prisca Theologia: Ficino, Pico and their Jewish 
			contemporaries

Friday 25th June, evening: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Bankside,
A performance of William Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR Directed by Mark
Rylance

Saturday 26th June
National Gallery Theatre, Sainsbury Wing, 9.30 am. to 6 p.m.
Ficino and his influence on his contemporaries and successors
Stephane Toussaint      Ficino, Mercurius and the Celestial Arts

Jill Kraye              Ficino in the Firing Line: a Renaissance 
			Neoplatonist and his Critics

Dennis Lackner          Ficino and the Camaldolese Order

Valery Rees             Ficino's advice to Princes

Amanda Collins          Egidio da Viterbo: the Ancient World & Mythology

Francis Ames-Lewis      Neoplatonism and the visual arts

Sarah Hutton            Ficino and the Cambridge Platonists

Stephen Clucas  	"To rauish and refine an earthly soule": Ficino and
			the poetry of George Chapman

Angela Voss             Orpheus Redivivus: the musical magic of Marsilio 
			Ficino

CONFERENCE TICKETS from
Mrs. Susannah Cogger,
25 Portal Close, Ruislip, HA4 6NL, UK
Tel: +44 (0)181 842 4113
e-mail ficino@northwood.demon.co.uk

Prices in pounds sterling:
50 pounds for two days, including sandwich lunch and refreshments.
Special Reduction for members  of Society for Renaissance Studies 40.

Single day 30 pounds  (25 pounds for members).

Theatre tickets (according to availability) 20 pounds,  15 pounds,  10 
pounds for seats. Groundlings (i.e. standing) 5 pounds.

Reduction on conference tickets for full-time students on application.

Payment by cheque drawn on a UK account to The Ficino Conference Account.
Or by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only). Please give card number,
expiry date and your contact no.

These prices do not include accommodation, but we can forward a list of
suggested hotels/hostels in various price categories for you to make your
own bookings.