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Politian

[poh-lish-uh n]
noun
  1. Angelo Poliziano, 1454–94, Italian classical scholar, teacher, and poet.
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Examples from the Web for politian

Historical Examples

  • Politian, when in a hurry, objected to write his letters in Latin.

    The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy

    Jacob Burckhardt

  • Politian answered on behalf of all of us, saying that we had harmed no man.

    The Wanderer's Necklace

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Let the high priest of the Christians, Politian, be brought hither.

    The Wanderer's Necklace

    H. Rider Haggard

  • To this Politian I told all under the seal of our Faith, asking his aid in my quest.

    The Wanderer's Necklace

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Trace the development of the Renaissance from Petrarch to Politian.


British Dictionary definitions for politian

Politian

noun
  1. Italian name Angelo Polliziano; original name Angelo Ambrogini. 1454–94, Florentine humanist and poet
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