Pico in English: A Bibliography

The Works of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494)

With a List of Studies and Commentaries







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Conclusiones DCCC

Commento sopra una canzone d’amore di Girolamo Benivieni

De Ente et Uno


Disputationes adversus Astrologiam Divinatricem

Epistola ad Hermolao Barbaro

Duodecim Regulae

In Psalmum 15 Commentarius

Duodecim Arma Spiritualis

Duodecim Conditiones Amantis


Life of Pico, by Gianfrancesco Pico della Mirandola (1469-1533)



Studies and Commentaries

Abrahams, Israel. “Pico della Mirandola,” in Hebrew Union College Jubilee Volume (1875-1925), edited David Philipson et alia (Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1925), 317-31.

Allen, Michael J. B. “The Second Ficino-Pico Controversy: Parmenidean Poetry, Eristic, and the One,” in Marsilio Ficino e il Ritorno di Platone: Studi e Documenti, edited by Gian Carlo Garfagnini, vol. II (Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1986), 417-55.

Allen, Michael J. B. “Cultura Hominis: Giovanni Pico, Marilio Ficino, and the Idea of Man,” in Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: Convegno internazionale di Studi nel Cinquecentesimo Anniversario della Morte (1494-1994), edited by Gian Carlo Garfagnini (Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1997), 173-96.

Almási, Zsolt. “Fable or Philosophical Claim? Thomas of Aquinas in Pico's Oratio,” Verbum. Analecta neolatina 6 (2004), 189-198.

Ansani, Antonella. “Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola's Language of Magic,” in L'Hébreu au temps de la Renaissance, edited by Ilana Zinguer (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1992), 89-104.

Ansani, Antonella. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola's Discourse on Eloquence: A Rhetorical Reading,” American Journal of Italian Studies 22 (1999), 81-98.

Berger, Jr., Harry. “Pico and Neoplatonist Idealism: Philosophy as Escape,” Centennial Review 13 (1969), 38-83.

Bertman, Martin A. “Pico's Intellectual Politics,” History of European Ideas 7 (1986), 227-36.

Bland, Kalman P. “Elijah del Medigo's Averroist Response to the Kabbalahs of Fifteenth-Century Jewry and Pico della Mirandola,” Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 1 (1991), 23-53.

Breen, Quirinus. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola on the Conflict of Philosophy and Rhetoric,” Journal of the History of Ideas 13 (1952), 384-91. Reprinted in: Christianity and Humanism: Studies in the History of Ideas, edited by Nelson Peter Ross (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1968), 3-11.

Breen, Quirinus.  “Melancthon's Reply to G. Pico della Mirandola,” Journal of the History of Ideas 13 (1952), 413-26. Reprinted in: Christianity and Humanism: Studies in the History of Ideas, edited by Nelson Peter Ross (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1986), 39-68.

Cassirer, Ernst. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: A Study in the History of Renaissance Ideas,” Journal of the History of Ideas 3 (1942), 123-44, 319-46.

Copenhaver, Brian P. “Magic and the Dignity of Man: De-Kanting Pico’s Oration,” in The Italian Renaissance in the Twentieth Century, edited by Allen J. Grieco, Michael Rocke, Fiorella Gioffredi Superbi (Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 2002), 295-320.

Copenhaver, Brian P. “The Secret of Pico’s Oration: Cabala and Renaissance Philosophy” in Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy, edited by Peter A. French, Howard K Wettstein, Bruce Silver. Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. XXVI (Boston: Blackwell Publishing, 2002), 56-81.

Copenhaver, Brian P., and Schmitt, Charles B. “Giovanni Pico and Nicholas of Cusa” in: Renaissance Philosophy, vol. 3 of A History of Western Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992), 163-84.

Copenhaver, Brian P. “Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni,” in Encyclopedia of the Renaissance, vol. 5, edited by Paul F. Grendler (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999), 16-20

Copenhaver, Brian P. “Astrology and Magic,” in The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy, edited by Charles Schmitt, Quentin Skinner, Eckhard Kessler, and Jill Kraye (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988), 264-300.

Copenhaver, Brian P. “Number, Shape, and Meaning in Pico's Christian Cabala: The Upright Tsade, The Closed Mem, and the Gaping Jaws of Azazel,” in Natural Particulars: Nature and Disciplines in Renaissance Europe, edited by Anthony Grafton and Nancy Siraisi (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999), 25-76.

Costa, Dennis. “Stuck Sow or Broken Heart: Pico’s Oratio as Ritual Sacrifice,” Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 12 (1982), 221-35.

Craven, William G. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: Symbol of his Age: Modern Interpretations of a Renaissance Philosopher (Geneva: Libraire Droz, 1981).

Craven, W. G. “Picus and Pico: A Case of Perceptive Plagiarism,” Bibliotheque d’Humanisme et Renaissance 49 (1987), 615-19.

D’Amico, John F. “Paulo Cortesi’s Rehabilitation of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola,” Bibliotheque d’Humanisme et Renaissance 44 (1982), 37-51.

D'Amico, John F. “Humanism and Pre-Reformation Theology,” in Renaissance Humanism: Foundations, Forms, and Legacy, Vol. III: Humanism and the Disciplines, edited by Albert Rabil, Jr. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988), 349-79.

de Lubac, Henri. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Pedro Garcia,” in Theology in History, translated by Anne Englund Nash (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996), 40-4.

Dougherty, M. V. “Two Possible Sources for Pico's Oratio,” Vivarium 40 (2002), 219-241.

Dulles, Avery. Princeps Concordiae: Pico della Mirandola and the Scholastic Tradition (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1941).

Edwards, Anthony S. G. “More's Life of Pico in the Early 17th Century,” Moreana 110 (1992), 5-7.

Farmer, Stephen Alan. The Problem of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: The Early Writings (Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University, 1977).

Fitzgerald, Desmond J. “Some Notes on Pico’s Dispute with Astrology,” in Arts Libéraux et Philosophie au Moyen Âge (Paris: Libraire Philosophique J. Vrin, 1969), 1049-55.

Gabrieli, Vittorio. “Giovanni Pico and Thomas More,” Moreana 15-16 (1967), 43-57.

Garin, Eugenio. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola” chapter VII of Portraits from the Quattrocento, translated by Victor A. Velen and Elizabeth Velen (New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1963), 190-221.

Garin, Eugenio. “Pico della Mirandola and the Attack on Rhetoric,” “Man,” “The Peace of Philosophy,” “The Attack on Astrology,” “The Beginnings of Platonic Apologetics,” chapters 6-10 of Italian Humanism: Philosophy and Civic Life in the Renaissance, translated by Peter Munz (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1965), 101-13.

Garin, Eugenio. Astrology in the Renaissance: The Zodiac of Life, translated by Carolyn Jackson and June Allen, and revised in conjunction with the author by Clare Robertson (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983).

Gilmore, Myron. “More's Translation of Gianfrancesco Pico's Biography,” in L'Opera e il Pensiero di Giovanni Pico della Mirandola nella Storia dell'Umanismo, vol. II (Firenze: Nella Sede dell'Instituto, 1965), 301-4.

Gosselin, Edward A. “The 'Lord God's' Son in Pico and Newton,” in Renaissance Society and Culture: Essays in Honor of Eugene F. Rice, Jr., edited by John Manfasani and Ronald G. Musto (New York: Italica Press, 1991), pp. 51-58.

Grafton, Anthony. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: Trials and Triumphs of an Omnivore,” in Commerce with the Classics: Ancient Books and Renaissance Readers (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1997), pp. 93-134.

Gray, Hanna H. “Renaissance Humanism: The Pursuit of Eloquence,” Journal of the History of Ideas 24 (1963), 497-514.

Hankins, James. “Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni (1463-94),” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Edward Craig, vol. VII (London: Routledge Publishers, 1998), 386-92.

Hughes, Philip Edgcumbe. “Pico della Mirandola: 1463-1494: A Study of an Intellectual Pilgrimage,” Philosophia Reformata 23 (1958), 108-135, 164-81. Continued in Philosophia Reformata 24 (1959), 17-44, 65-73.

Idel, Moshe. “The Throne and the Seven-branched Candlestick: Pico della Mirandola's Hebrew Sources,” Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 40 (1977), 290-2.

Idel, Moshe. “The Magical and Neoplatonic Interpretations of the Kabbalah in the Renaissance” in Jewish Thought in the Sixteenth Century, edited by Bernard Dov Cooperman (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983), 186-242.

Idel, Moshe. “The Ladder of Ascension: The Reverberations of a Medieval Motif in the Renaissance,” in Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature, vol. II, edited by Isadore Twersky (Cambridge, MA: 1984), 83-93.

Idel, Moshe. “The Anthropology of Yohanan Alemanno: Sources and Influences,” Topoi 7 (1988), 201-210.

Idel, Moshe. “Kaballah and Hermeticism in Dame Frances A. Yates's Renaissance,” in Ésotérisme, gnoses et imaginaire symbolique, edited by Richard Caron, Joscelyn Godwin, Wouter J. Hanegraaff, and Jean-Louise Vieillard-Baron (Leuven: Peeters, 2001), 71-90.

Ingegno, Alfonso. “The New Philosophy of Nature,” in The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy, edited by Charles Schmitt, Quentin Skinner, Eckhard Kessler, and Jill Kraye (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988), 236-63.

Joost-Gaugier, Christiane L. “Raphael's Disputa: Medieval Theology Seen Through the Eyes of Pico della Mirandola, and the Possible Inventor of the Program, Tommaso Inghirami,Gazette des Beaux-Arts 130, no. 1537 (1997), 65-84.

Kerrigan, William, and Braden, Gordon. “Pico della Mirandola and Renaissance Ambition,” chapter 7 of The Idea of the Renaissance (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989), 117-33.

Kibre, Pearl. The Library of Pico della Mirandola (New York: Columbia University Press, 1936 [Reprinted, New York, AMS Press, 1966]).

Kraye, Jill. “Lorenzo and the Philosophers,” in Lorenzo the Magnificent: Culture and Politics, edited by Michael Mallett and Nicholas Mann (London: The Warburg Institute), 1996, 151-66.

Kristeller, Paul Oskar. “The Dignity of Man,” chapter 9 of Renaissance Thought and its Sources, edited by Michael Mooney (New York: Columbia University Press, 1979), 169-81.

Kristeller, Paul Oskar. “Pico della Mirandola, Count Giovanni,” in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Paul Edwards, vol. 6 (New York: MacMillen Publishing Company, 1967), 307-11.

Kristeller, Paul Oskar. “Pico,” chapter 4 of Eight Philosophers of the Italian Renaissance (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1964), 54-71.

Kristeller, Paul Oskar. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and his Sources,” in L’Opera e il Pensiero di Giovanni Pico della Mirandola nella Storia dell’Umanismo, vol. 1 (Firenze: Nella Sede dell’Instituto, 1965), 35-84.

Kristeller, Paul Oskar. “The Latin Poems of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: A Supplementary Note,” in Poetry and Poetics from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance: Studies in Honor of James Hutton, edited by G. M. Kirkwood (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1975), 185-206.

Kristeller, Paul Oskar. Medieval Aspects of Renaissance Learning: Three Essays, edited and translated by Edward P. Mahoney (Durham: Duke University Press, 1974 [2nd edition, 1993]).

Laureys, Marc. “The Reception of Giovanni Pico in the Low Countries,” in Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: Convegno internazionale di Studi nel Cinquecentesimo Anniversario della Morte (1494-1994), edited by Gian Carlo Garfagnini (Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1997), 625-40.

Lehmberg, Stanford E. “Sir Thomas More's Life of Pico della Mirandola,” Studies in the Renaissance 3 (1956), 61-74.

Lieb, Michael. “Structures of the Self: Pico della Mirandola and Forms of the Merkabah,” Graven Images 3 (1996), 225-48. Also given as as present in Madness, Melancholy, and the Limits of the Self: Studies in Culture, Law, and the Sacred, edited by Andrew D. Weiner and Leonard V. Kaplan (Madison: University of Wisconsin Law School, 1996), 225-48.

Lohr, Charles H. “Metaphysics,” in The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy, edited by Charles Schmitt, Quentin Skinner, Eckhard Kessler, and Jill Kraye (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988), 537-638.

Lowry, M. J. C. “Two Great Venetian Libraries in the Age of Aldus Manutius,” Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester 57 (1974), 128-66

Mahoney, Edward P. “Pico, Plato, and Albert the Great: The Testimony and Evaluation of Agostino Nifo,” Medieval Philosophy and Theology 2 (1992), 165-92.

Mahoney, Edward P. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Origen on Humans, Choice, and Hierarchy,” Vivens Homo 5 (1994), 359-76.

Mahoney, Edward P. “Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola and Elia Del Medigo, Nicoletto Vernia and Agostino Nifo,” in Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: Convegno internazionale di Studi nel Cinquecentesimo Anniversario della Morte (1494-1994), edited by Gian Carlo Garfagnini (Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1997), 127-56.

Maskell, David. “Robert Gaguin and Thomas More, Translators of Pico della Mirandola,” Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance 37 (1975), 63-8.

McGinn, Bernard. “Cabalists and Christians: Reflections on Cabala in Medieval and Renaissance Thought,” in Jewish Christians and Christian Jews: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, edited by Richard H. Popkin and Gordon M. Weiner (Dordrect: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994), 11-34.

McGinn, Bernard. “Cosmic and Sexual Love in Renaissance Thought: Reflections on Marsilio Ficino, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, and Leone Ebreo,” in The Devil, Heresy and Witchcraft in the Middle Ages, edited by Alberto Ferreiro (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 191-209.

McKnight, Stephen A. “The Renaissance Magus and the Modern Messiah,” Religious Studies Review 5 (1979), 81-9.

McKnight, Stephen A. “Ficino, Pico, and the New God: Anthropos,” chapter 3 of Sacralizing the Secular: The Renaissance Origins of Modernity (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981), **-70.

McLaughlin, Martin L. “The Dispute between the Elder Pico and Barbaro,” chapter 11 of Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995), 228-48.

Montgomery, John Warwick. “Eros and Agape in the Thought of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola,” Concordia Theological Monthly 32 (1961), 733-46.

Novak, B. C. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Jochanan Alemanno,” Journal of the Warburg and Coutauld Institutes 45 (1982), 125-47.

O’Malley, John W. “Preaching for the Popes” in The Pursuit of Holiness in Late Medieval and Renaissance Religion, edited by Charles Trinkaus and Heiko Oberman (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1974), 408-40.

O’Malley, John W. Rhetoric. “Orators and Preachers” and “Christian Doctrine,” chapters 3 and 4 of Doctrine, and Reform in the Sacred Orators of the Papal Court, c. 1450-1521 (Durham: Duke University Press, 1979), 77-164.

Panizza, Letizia. “Pico della Mirandola’s 1485 Parody of Scholastic ‘Barbarians’,” in Italy in Crisis: 1494, edited by Jane Everson and Diego Zancani (Oxford: European Humanities Research Centre, 2000), 152-74.

Parks, George B. “Pico della Mirandola in Tudor Translation” in Philosophy and Humanism: Renaissance Essays in Honor of Paul Oskar Kristeller, edited by Edward P. Mahoney (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1975), 352-69.

Poppi, Antonino. “Fate, Fortune, Providence, and Human Freedom,” in The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy, edited by Charles Schmitt, Quentin Skinner, Eckhard Kessler, and Jill Kraye (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988), 641-67.

Rabin, Sheila J. “Kepler’s Attitude Toward Pico and the Anti-Astrology Polemic,” Renaissance Quarterly 50 (1997), 750-70.

Rabin, Sheila J. “Unholy Astrology: Did Pico Always View It That Way?” in Paracelsian Moments: Science, Medicine, and Astrology in Early Modern Europe, edited by Gerhild Scholz Williams and Charles D. Gunnoe, Jr. (Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2002), 151-62.

Reichert, Klaus. “Pico della Mirandola and the Beginnings of Christian Kabbala,” in Mysticism, Magic and Kabbalah in Ashkenazi Judaism, edited by Karl Erich Grözinger and Joseph Dan (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1995), 195-207.

Rigg, J. M. “Introduction” in Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola (London: David Nutt, 1890), v-xl.

Ruderman, David B. 1988. “The Italian Renaissance and Jewish Thought,”in Renaissance Humanism: Foundations, Forms, and Legacy, Vol. I: Humanism in Italy, edited by Albert Rabil, Jr. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988), 382-433.

Rummel, Erika. “Epistola Hermolai nova ac subditicia: A Declamation Falsely Ascribed to Philip Melancthon,” Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte 83 (1992), 302-5.

Rutkin, H. Darrel. Astrology, Natural Philosophy and the History of Science, c. 1250-1700: Studies toward an Interpretation of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola's Disputationes adversus Astrologiam Divinatricem (Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University, 2002).

Rutkin, H. Darrel. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola's Early Reform of Astrology: An Interpretation of vera astrologia in the Cabalistic Conclusions,” Bruniana & Campanelliana 10 (2004), **-**.

Schmitt, Charles B. “Perennial Philosophy: From Agostino Steuco to Leibniz,” Journal of the History of Ideas 27 (1966), 505-32.

Shumaker, Wayne. “Astrology,” chapter 1 of The Occult Sciences in the Renaissance: A Study in Intellectual Patterns (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972), 1-59.

Simonsohn, Shlomo. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola on Jews and Judaism” in From Witness to Witchcraft: Jews and Judaism in Medieval Christian Thought, edited by Jeremy Cohen (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 1996), 403-17.

Spruit, Leen. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola,” in Species Intelligibilis: From Perception to Knowledge, vol. II (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 1995), pp. 29-32.

Thumfart, Alexander. “Readings on Cabbala: Giovanni Pico della Mirandola,” in Jewish Studies at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, vol. II, edited by Judit Targarona Borrás and Angel Sáenz-Badillos, vol. II (Leiden: Brill, 1999), 83-90.

Trinkaus, Charles. “Cosmos and Man: Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico on the Structure of the Universe and the Freedom of Man,” Vivens Homo 5 (1994), 335-57. Reprinted as chapter X with original pagination in: Charles Trinkaus, Renaissance Transformations of Late Medieval Thought (Aldershot: Ashgate/Variorum, 1999).

Trinkaus, Charles. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola on the Place of Man in the Cosmos: Egidio da Viterbo on the Dignity of Men and Angels,” chapter 10 of In Our Image and Likeness: Humanity and Divinity in Italian Humanist Thought, vol. 2 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970), 505-29.

Thompson, David. “Pico della Mirandola’s Praise of Lorenzo (and Critique of Dante and Petrarch),” Neophilologus 54 (1970), 123-6.

Thorndike, Lynn. A History of Magic and Experimental Science, vol. 4 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1934).

Vickers, Brian. “Critical Reactions to the Occult Sciences During the Renaissance” in The Scientific Enterprise. The Bar-Hillel Colloquium: Studies in History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, vol. 4., edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), 43-92.

Vanden Broecke, Steven. The Limits of Influence: Pico, Louvain, and the Crisis of Renaissance Astrology (Leiden: Brill, 2003).

Waddington, Raymond B. “The Sun at the Center: Structure as Meaning in Pico della Mirandola’s Heptaplus,” Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 3 (1973), 69-86.

Walker, D. P. Spiritual and Demonic Magic from Ficino to Campanella (London: Warburg Institute, 1958 [Reprinted with a new introduction by Brian P. Copenhaver, University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000]).

Watts, Pauline Moffitt. “Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and Three Renaissance Neoplatonists: Cusanus, Ficino, and Pico on Mind and Cosmos,” in Supplementum Festivum: Studies in Honor of Paul Oskar Kristeller, edited by James Hankins, John Monfasani, and Frederick Purness, Jr. (Binghamton: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1987), 279-98.

Wind, Edgar. “The Revival of Origen” in Studies in Art and Literature for Belle Da Costa Greene, edited by Dorothy Miner (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1954), 412-24.

Wind, Edgar. “The Medal of Pico della Mirandola,” chapter III of Pagan Mysteries in the Renaissance (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1958), 39-56.

Wirszubski, Chaim. “Giovanni Pico's Companion to Kabbalistic Symbolism,” in Studies in Mysticism and Religion (Jerusalem: Magnes Press of Hebrew University, 1967) 353-62.

Wirszubski, Chaim. “Giovanni Pico's Book of Job,” Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 32 (1969), 171-99.

Wirszubski, Chaim. “Francesco Giorgio's Commentary on Giovanni Pico's Kabbalistic Theses,” Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 37 (1974), 145-56.

Wirszubski, Chaim. Pico della Mirandola’s Encounter with Jewish Mysticism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989).

Yates, Frances A. “Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Magic,” in L’Opera e il Pensiero di Giovanni Pico della Mirandola nella Storia dell’Umanismo, vol. 1 (Firenze: Nella Sede dell’Instituto, 1965), 159-204.

Yates, Frances A. “Pico della Mirandola and Cabalist Magic,” chapter 5 of Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964), 84-116.

Yates, Frances A. “The Occult Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance: Pico della Mirandola,” chapter II of The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979), 17-22.

Zapatka, F. E. “Prose Apothegms into Rime Royal: Thomas More’s Translation of Pico della Mirandola’s 'Twelve Rules,'” in Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Guelpherbytana: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, edited by Stella P. Revard, Fidel Rädle, and Mario A. DiCesare (Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1988), 395-400.

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