John Colet and the Platonic Tradition. Leland MILES.

John Colet and the Platonic Tradition.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1962. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxii + 240pp. Green textured papered boards lettered in silver on spine. Bibliography & index. A study of the influence of the Platonic tradition on the thought of John Colet, the key figure in the Oxford Reformers (or Oxford Circle) which included himself, St. Thomas More, and Erasmus. Colet (1467 – 1519) served as Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, who expounded Renaissance humanist values, and sought to rejuvenate Christianity by inspiring his flock to incorporate Biblical teachings and values into the way they led their lives. Bumps to top-corners of boards, else a clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket price-clipped, lightly rubbed, small tear to bottom of spine, small top-edge piece torn from front panel). Item #44501

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