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Pico della Mirandola and the Cabala

  title={Pico della Mirandola and the Cabala},
  author={Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke and D. Phil.},
G iovanni Pico della Mirandola (14631494), a young contemporary of *Marsilio Ficino developed an even more powerful variety of Renaissance magic by introducing the Jewish Kabbalah into Western thought. Pico’s wealth, nobility, personal charm, and handsome face have combined with his precocious brilliance and early death to make him one of the famous figures of the Renaissance. Unlike Ficino, the retiring cleric and scholar, Pico led a varied life within the few years granted to him. His… 


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