I Tatti Renaissance Library

Later Travels
d'Ancona Ciriaco,, Edward W Bodnar, and Clive Foss. 2003. Later Travels. I Tatti Renaissance library ; 10. Vol. 10. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 10, xxii, 459 p., [10] p. of plates. Publisher's Version
Landino, Cristoforo, and Mary P Chatfield. 2008. Poems. Vol. 35. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 35, xxv, 398 p. Publisher's Version
Ciceronian Controversies
DellaNeva, JoAnn. 2007. Ciceronian Controversies. Vol. 26. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 26, xxxix, 295 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

Introduction --The Poliziano-Cortesi Exchange (mid-1480s). 1. Angelo Poliziano to Paolo Cortesi -- 2. Paolo Cortesi to Angelo Poliziano -- The Pico-Bembo Exchange (1512-13). 3. Gianfrancesco Pico, On Imitation, to Pietro Bembo -- 4. Pietro Bembo to Gianfrancesco Pico -- 5. Gianfrancesco Pico to Pietro Bembo -- The Cinzio-Calcagnini-Lilio Exchange (1532-37). 6. Giambattista Giraldi Cinzio to Celio Calcagnini -- 7. Celio Calcagnini to Giambattista Giraldi Cinzio -- 8. Celio Calcagnini, On Imitation, to Giambattista Giraldi Cinzio -- 9. Lilio Gregorio Giraldi to Giambattista Giraldi Cinzio -- The Possevino Treatises (1593-1603). 10. From the Cicero: On the Technique of Writing Letters. On the Art of Speaking, including Ecclesiastical Speech -- 11. From the Bibliotheca Selecta, Book 18: On the Art of Composing Letters."The most important literary dispute of the Renaissance pitted those writers of Neo-Latin who favored imitation of Cicero alone, as the single best exemplar of Latin prose, against those who preferred to follow an eclectic array of literary models. This Ciceronian controversy is the subject of the texts collected for the first time in this volume: exchange of letters between Angelo Poliziano and Paolo Cortesi; between Gianfrancesco Pico della Mirandola and Pietro Bembo; and between Giovambattista Giraldi Cinzio and his mentor Celio Calcagnini. A postscript by Lilio Gregorio Giraldi and writings by Antonio Possevino comment further on this correspondence."--BOOK JACKET.

Humanist Tragedies
Loschi, Antonio, Gary R Grund, Albertino Mussato, Gregorio Corraro, Leonardo Dati, Marcellinus Verardus, and Fernandus Servatus. 2011. Humanist Tragedies. Vol. 45. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 45, xliii, 339 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

Introduction -- Ecerinis (1314) / Albertino Mussato -- Achilles (ca. 1387) / Antonio Loschi -- Procne (ca. 1429) / Gregorio Correr -- Hiempsal (ca. 1442) / Leonardo Dati -- Ferdinand preserved (1493) / Marcellino Verardi -- Note on the texts and translations.

Humanist Educational Treatises
Kallendorf, Craig. 2002. Humanist Educational Treatises. I Tatti Renaissance library ; 5. Vol. 5. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 5, xvi, 358 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

The character and studies befitting a free-born youth / Pier Paolo Vergerio -- The study of literature / Leonardo Bruni -- The education of boys / Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini -- A program of teaching and learning / Battista Guarino.

Poliziano, Angelo, and Charles Fantazzi. 2004. Silvae. I Tatti Renaissance library ; 14. Vol. 14. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 14, xx, 215 p. Publisher's Version
Latin Poetry
Sannazaro, Jacopo, and Michael CJ Putnam. 2009. Latin Poetry. Vol. 38. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 38, xxv, 562 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

The Virgin Birth -- Lamentation on the death of Christ -- Piscatory eclogues -- Fragment of an eclogue -- The willows -- Elegies -- Epigrams.

Latin Poetry
Fracastoro, Girolamo, and James Gardner. 2013. Latin Poetry. Vol. 57. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 57, xx, 537 pages. Publisher's Version Abstract

Syphilis, or the French disease -- Joseph -- Carmina: Alcon, or on the care of hunting dogs -- On the death of Marcantonio della Torre -- On the death of Paolo and Giulio, Fracastoro's sons -- To Daniele Rainieri, prefect of Verona -- To Giovanni Matteo Giberti, bishop of Verona -- To Marguerite Valois, queen of Navarre -- To Marcantonio Flaminio and Galeazzo Florimonte -- To Francesco della Torre of Verona -- On the death of Eriprando Madruzzo -- To Cardinal Alessandro Farnese -- To the same illustrious cardinal -- To Pope Julius III -- Fragment -- Fragment, to Giambattista della Torre -- Winter, to the same -- Spring, to the same -- Fragment, to the same -- Another fragment -- Another fragment, to the same -- Another fragment -- On the birthday of Giano Fregoso -- On the birth of a son to Vittoria Farnese -- The tomb of Francesco Maria Molza of Modena -- To Giovanni Lippomano -- On the death of Giovanni Battista da Monte -- To Giovanni Matteo Giberti -- To the same -- To the same -- To the same -- On the Marsango rivulet -- On the same -- From the end of Homocentrica -- From the book on contagious diseases -- From the same work -- From the dialogue on poetry -- From the first book on intellection -- From the same book -- At the end of the same book -- From the second book on intellection -- From the same book -- From the dialogue on the soul -- From the same dialogue: psyche -- An ancient epigram, from blending wine -- To Bacchus the conciliator -- On the flight of the emperor Charles V -- On the death of Marcantonio della Torre -- An offering of thanks to Marco Antonio Flaminio -- Fragments of a poem in praise of Giberti -- Fragment of an eclogue in praise of Giberti -- Fragment on poisons -- Fragment on poisons -- Another fragment -- Beginning of the syphilis: another version -- On the death of M. Giberti.

Modern Poets
Giraldi, Lilio Gregorio, and John N Grant. 2011. Modern Poets. Vol. 48. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 48, xxxv, 363 p. Publisher's Version
Famous Women
Boccaccio, Giovanni, and Virginia Brown. 2001. Famous Women. Vol. 1. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1, xxv, 530 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

Eve, our first mother -- Semiramis, Queen of the Assyrians -- Opis, wife of Saturn -- Juno, Goddess of kingdoms -- Cres, Goddes of the harvest and Queen of Sicily -- Minrva -- Venus, Queen of Cyprus -- Isis, Queen and Goddess of Egypt -- Europa, Queen of Crete -- Marpesia and Lampedo, Queens of the Amazons -- Thisbe, a Babylonian maiden -- Hypermnestra, Queen of the Argives and Pirestess of Juno -- Niobe, Queen of Thebes -- Hypsipyle, Queen of Lemnos -- Medea, Queen of Colchis -- Arachne of Colophon -- Orithya and Antiope, Queens of the Amazons -- Erythraea or Herophile, a Sibyl -- Medusa, Daughter of Phorcus -- Iole, Daughter of the king of the Aetolians -- Deianira, wife of Hercules -- Joscasta, Queen of Thebes -- Almathea or Diephebe, a Sibyl -- Nicostrata or Carmenta, daughter of King Ionius -- Pocris, wife of Cephalus -- Argia, wife of Polynices and daughter of King Adrastus -- Manto, daughter of Tiresias -- The wives of the MinyansPenthesilea, Queen of the Amazons -- Polyxena, Daughter of the King Priam -- Hecuba, Queen of the Trojans -- Cassandra, Daughter of King Priam of Troy -- Clytemnestra, Queen of Mycenae -- Helen, wife of King Menelaus -- Circe, daughter of the sun -- Camilla, Queen of the Volscians -- Penelope, wife of Ulysses -- Lavinia, Queen of Laurentum -- Dido or Elissa, Queen of Carthage -- Nicaula, Queen of Ethiopia -- Pamphile, daughter of Platea -- Rhea Ilia, a vestal virgin -- Gaia Cyrilla, wife of King Tarquinius Priscus -- Sappho, girl of Lesbos and poetess -- Lucretia, wife of Collatinus -- Tamyris, Queen of Scythis -- Leaena, a prostitute -- Athaliah, Queen of Jerusalem -- Cloelia, a Roman maiden -- Hippo, a Greek woman -- Megullia Dotata -- Veturia, a Roman matron -- Tamaris, daughter of Micon -- Artemisia, Queen of CariaVirginia, virgin and daughter of Virginius -- Irene, daughter of Cratinus -- Leontium -- Olympias, Queen of Macedonia -- Claudia, a vestal virgin -- Virginia, wife of Lucius Volumnius -- Flora the prostitute, Goddess of flowers and wife of Zephyrus -- A young Roman woman -- Marcia, daughter of Varro -- Sulpicia, wife of Fulvius Flaccus -- Harmonia, daughter of Gelon of Sicily -- Busa of Canosa di Puglia -- Sophonisba, Queen of Numidia -- Theoxena, daughter of Prince Herodicus -- Berenice, Queen of Cappadocia -- The wife of Orgiago the Galatian -- Tertia Aemilia, wife of the Elder Africanus -- Dripetrua, Queen of Laodicea -- Sempronia, daughter of Gracchus -- Claudia Quinta, a Roman woman -- Hypsicratea, Queen of Pontus -- Sempronia, a Roman woman -- The wifes of the Cimbrians -- Julia, daughter of Cato Uticensis -- Curia, wife of Quintus Lucretius -- Hortensia, daughter of Quintus Hortnesius -- Sulpicia, wife of TruscellioCornificia, a poetess -- Mariamme, Queen of Judaea -- Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt -- Antonia, daughter of Antony -- Agrippina, wife of Germanicus -- Paulina, a Roman woman -- Agrippina, mother of the Emperor Nero -- Epicharis, a freedwoman -- Pompeia Paulina, wife of Seneca -- Sabina Poppaea, wife of Nero -- Triaria, wife of Lucius Vitellius -- Proba, wife of Adelphus -- Faustina Augusta -- Symiamira, woman of Emesa -- Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra -- Joan, an Englishwoman and pope -- Irene, Empress of Constantinople -- Gualdrada, a Florentine maiden -- Constance, Empress of Rome and Queen of Sicily -- Camiola, a Sienese widow -- Joanna, Queen of Jerusalem and Sicily."After the composition of the Decameron, and under the influence of Petrarch's humanism, Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) devoted the last decades of his life to compiling encyclopedic works in Latin. Among them is Famous Women, the first collection of biographies in Western literature devoted exclusively to women. The 106 women whose life stories make up this volume range from the exemplary to the notorious, from historical and mythological figures to Renaissance contemporaries. In the hands of a master storyteller, these brief biographies afford a fascinating glimpse of a moment in history when medieval attitudes toward women were beginning to give way to more modern views of their potential.Famous Women, which Boccaccio continued to revise and expand until the end of his life, became one of the most popular works in the last age of the manuscript book, and had a signal influence on many literary works, including Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and Castiglione's Courtier. This edition presents the first English translation based on the autograph manuscript of the Latin."--BOOK JACKET.

Republics and Kingdoms Compared
Brandolini, Aurelio Lippo, and James Hankins. 2009. Republics and Kingdoms Compared. Vol. 40. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 40, xxvi, 297 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

A Socratic dialogue set in the court of King Mattias Corvinus of Hungary (the book was written ca. 1490), the work depicts a debate between the king himself and a Florentine merchant. This is the first critical edition and the first translation into any language. --publisher's description.

Essays and Dialogues
Scala, Bartolomeo, Renée Neu Watkins, and Alison Brown. 2008. Essays and Dialogues. I Tatti Renaissance library ; 31. Vol. 31. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 31, xviii, 314 p. Publisher's Version Abstract

Letter on the philosophical sects -- Whether a wise man should marry (1457-1459?) -- Dialogue of consolation -- Preface to the "Cosimo de' Medici collection" -- Dialogue on laws and legal judgments / translated by David Marsh -- Defense against the detractors of Florence -- Note on the text -- Notes to the text -- Notes to the translation.