- Lo·ren·zo [law-ren-dzaw] /lɔˈrɛn dzɔ/, 1407–57, Italian humanist and critic.
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The attack opened by Valla upon the hypocrisies and false doctrines of monasticism was both powerful and novel.
The storm his treatise excited, raged at first so wildly that Valla thought it prudent to take flight.
Fazio ventured to criticise the style of Valla, in whose works he professed to have detected five hundred faults of language.
The appearance of Valla's 'Eleganti' marked an epoch in the evolution of this stylistic art.
Part of them is devoted to a defence of his own Latinity, and to a critique of Valla's Eleganti.
- Lorenzo (loˈrɛntso). 1405–57, Italian humanist cholar. His writings include De voluptate (1431), a philosophical dialogue on pleasure