Pico della Mirandola

[ pee-koh del-uh muh-ran-dl-uh; Italian pee-kaw del-lah mee-rahn-daw-lah ]
/ ˈpi koʊ ˌdɛl ə məˈræn dl ə; Italian ˈpi kɔ ˌdɛl lɑ miˈrɑn dɔˌlɑ /


Count Gio·van·ni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/,1463–94, Italian humanist and writer.


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British Dictionary definitions for pico della mirandola

Pico della Mirandola
/ (Italian ˈpiːko ˌdɛlla miˈrandola) /


Count Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). 1463–94, Italian Platonist philosopher. His attempt to reconcile the ideas of classical, Christian, and Arabic writers in a collection of 900 theses, prefaced by his Oration on the Dignity of Man (1486), was condemned by the pope
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