Eclipsed: An overshadowed goddess and the discarded image of Botticelli's Primavera

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleEclipsed: An overshadowed goddess and the discarded image of Botticelli's Primavera Author(S)JOHN DEE (Author)
Abstract  This article explores the implications of a neglected aspect of that letter to the owner of the Primavera in which Marsilio Ficino pictures the human soul as mirroring the cosmos. The lunar metaphor adopted for the ratio mobilis, middle term of the soul, is found to be an integral feature of his ontology, developed primarily in relation to Aristotelian cosmology. ...Paginationp 4-33
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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