Marsilius of Padua at the Intersection of Ancient and by Vaileios Syros

By Vaileios Syros

This e-book specializes in the reception of classical political rules within the political considered the fourteenth-century Italian author Marsilius of Padua. Vasileios Syros presents a unique cross-cultural viewpoint on Marsilius’s thought and breaks clean flooring by way of exploring linkages among his rules and the medieval Muslim, Jewish, and Byzantine traditions.

Syros investigates Marsilius’s program of scientific metaphors in his dialogue of the motives of civil strife and the fascinating political association. He additionally demonstrates how Marsilius’s demarcation among ethics and politics and his use of examples from Greek mythology foreshadow early sleek political debates (involving such sought after political authors as Niccolò Machiavelli and Paolo Sarpi) concerning the political measurement of faith, church-state relatives, and the emergence and decline of the state.

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