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 email@example.com 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.