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Pi·co del·la Mi·ran·do·la(pē′kō dĕl′ə mə-răn′də-lə, dĕl′lä mē-rän′dō-lä), Count Giovanni 1463-1494.
Italian Neoplatonist philosopher and humanist famous for his 900 theses on a variety of scholarly subjects (1486).
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Pico della Mirandola(Italian ˈpiːko ˌdɛlla miˈrandola)
(Biography) 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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Pi•co del•la Mi•ran•do•la(ˈpi koʊ ˌdɛl ə məˈræn dl ə)
Count Giovanni,1463–94, Italian humanist and writer.
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