Angelo Poliziano, 1454–94, Italian classical scholar, teacher, and poet.
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How to use Politian in a sentence
In our own day Hermolaus and Politian have rescued Latin from barbarism; and their services can never be forgotten.The Age of Erasmus | P. S. Allen
Angelo Politian, an Italian, was one of the most polished writers of the fifteenth century.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) | Isaac D'Israeli
Politian has some verses in his Miscellanea, but very bald, and full of false quantities.
In his Latin style, with the same fault as Politian, an affectation of obsolete words, he is less flexible and elegant.
Vives places him in dignity and grace of language even above Politian and Hermolaus.
British Dictionary definitions for Politian
Italian name Angelo Polliziano; original name Angelo Ambrogini. 1454–94, Florentine humanist and poet
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