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(pəʊˈlɪʃən; pɒ-)
(Biography) Italian name Angelo Polliziano; original name Angelo Ambrogini. 1454–94, Florentine humanist and poet
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(poʊˈlɪʃ ən)

(Angelo Poliziano) 1454–94, Italian classical scholar and poet.
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References in classic literature ?
Politian is expected Hourly in Rome -- Politian, Earl of Leicester!
I have heard much of this Politian. Gay, volatile and giddy -- is he not?
I have known men have seen Politian And sought his company.
Now I have seen Politian And know him well -- nor learned nor mirthful he.
Did I dream, or did I hear Politian was a melancholy man?
-- -- -- Arouse thee now, Politian! Thou must not -- nay indeed, indeed, shalt not Give away unto these humors.
At thy behest I will shake off that nature Which from my, forefathers I did inherit, Which with my mother's milk I did imbibe, And be no more Politian, but some other.
-- Baldazaar, speak no more To me, Politian, of thy camps and courts.
The gardens of a Palace -- Moonlight Lalage and Politian.
And dost thou speak of love To me, Politian? -- dost thou speak of love To Lalage?
Art thou not Lalage and I Politian? Do I not love- art thou not beautiful- What need we more?
Where am I?- what was it he said?- Politian! Thou art not gone- thou are not gone, Politian!