Brunetto Latini’s Tresor common to them all. Part of this material goes back ultimately to Hippocrates’. De Natura Hominis,l cited by Bacon in his Compotus. Written in verse in about , the Li Livres dou Trésor is an allegorical and didactic encyclopedic text by Brunetto Latini, an Florentine writer and notary whose. Tresor has 5 ratings and 0 reviews. Tresor nel senso di scrigno pieno d’oro e di gioielli, una raccolta di beni spirituali preziosi: la filosofia teorica.

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Inhe contributed to the temporary reconciliation between the Guelph and Ghibelline parties, and in presided over tredor conference in which an attack on Pisa was agreed. Retrieved from ” https: Mark Musa suggests that in this speech between the two there is sexual imagery indicative of the act of sodomy.

As a result, Latini was exiled from his native city. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

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Dan Claffey marked it as to-read Mar 29, The Manuscripts, the Documents. Other critics point to the fact that, outside of the Divine Comedythere are no firm historical records suggesting Latini was brjnetto of sodomy or homosexual relations – and indeed he seemingly condemns it himself in the Tesoretto.


He was of sufficient stature to be sent to Seville on an embassy to Alfonso el Sabio of Castile to seek help for Florence against the Sienese; the mission was unsuccessful. The malicious ingrates who of old descended from Fiesolewill be his enemies. Elizabeth marked it lztini to-read Mar 11, Zezi marked it as to-read Jun 20, Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Brunetto Latini, Li livres dou Tresor

It is also believed that there was an intellectual and affectionate bond between the elderly man and the young poet. This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in tresir public domain in the United States.

For website on Brubetto and its illuminated manuscripts, similar to Brunetto Latino’s TesorettoDante Alighieri’s Commediaincluding gestures of speakers, see http: Lagu added it Oct 29, Dante addresses Latini with the respectful pronoun voi ; Latini uses the informal tuas perhaps was their custom when they spoke together in Florence. They are reputed blind, avaricious, envious and proud.


There is a portrait of Latini in the Bargello in Florenceonce reputed to be by Giottobeside the one of Dante. Let him beware, he warns, not to be stained by them.

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Laurentian Library manuscript images available internally, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana. Many of the characters in Dante’s Inferno are also mentioned in the legal and diplomatic documents Brunetto Latini wrote in Latin.

Zlanger rated it it was amazing Dec 05, The Italian 13th-century translation known as Tesoro was misattributed to Bono Giamboni.

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