[Baiae The I Tatti Renaissance Library] Pdf ↠ Giovanni Gioviano Pontano
I will confess to being a little isappointed by these verses I shouldn t be surprised as they are written in imitation of Catullus the Roman poet I favor least Pontano s naughty verses Catullus the Roman poet I favor least Pontano s naughty verses amusing but utterly lack the fire of Catullus But Pontano was a much happier man and his lines capture something summery
and indolent And shocking really so. Giovanni Pontano 1426 1503 was an important humanist and indolent And shocking really so. Giovanni Gioviano Pontano 1426 1503 was an important humanist and of Renaissance Italy the presiding spirit of the Accademia Pontaniana and chief minister and tutor to the Aragonese Kings of Naples He was also the most innovative and versati. Nudulisue coxis et nudis pedibus genuue nudo Gracious one gets the idea And even though Pontano suggests It s all right amid the Socratic booksAnd amid the pursuit of wisdom friendTo intermingle gentle play I on t think there was a lot of reading going on at Pontano s estate O noctes mihi ter uater beataso somnos sine fine prurientes Must have been "Nice. Re The " Re the offspring of Pontano's leisure written to celebrate love good wine friendship nature and all the pleasures of life to be found at the seaside resort of Baiae on nature and all the pleasures of life to be found at the seaside resort of Baiae on Bay of Naples They are translated here for the first time into Englis. ,
Metimes so than Catullus uod sim fuscula uod nigella et ipsaefusco pectore nigricent papillae uid tum uid tum indeed Pontano writes Farewell fuscula uod nigella et ipsaefusco in pectore nigricent papillae tum uid tum indeed Pontano writes Farewell rigor cruel Farewell Catonian harshnessPleasure seeks nothing unless it s sweet And sweet pleasures indeed are what Pontano is after nudis corporibus cienda pugna nudo pectore nudulis papillisnudo pectine. Le Latin poet of uattrocento Italy His Two Books of Hendecasyllables given the subtitle Baiae by their first editor Pietro Summonte experiment brilliantly with the metrical form associated principally with The Ancient Latin Poet ancient Latin poet The poems .