Le fonti platoniche di Federico Pendasio: note sulla diffusione nel '500 degli Scholia al Fedro di Ermia Alessandrino e dei Commenti al Fedone e al Filebo di Olimpiodoro e Damascio

Simone Fellina
2022
Federico Pendasio was a higly esteemed professor at the Universities of Padua (1564-1571) and Bologna (1571-1603). His contemporaries, as much as modern scholars, have ackowledged his commitment to both Aristotle and Plato. The general aim of this paper is to give a contribution to the study of the diffusion of Platonism in XVIth Century university teaching. Main focuses are Pendasio's platonic sources, in particular Olympiodorus's and Damascius's Commentaries on the Phaedo, Damascius's
more » ... ry on the Philebus and Hermias Alexandrinus's Scholia on the Phaedrus. These works are quoted in two of his most representative works: De animae immortalitate (1570) and the Lectiones dictatae in librum De anima (1577). In order to assess Pendasio's interests in Platonism, a general survey of most of his university lessons and quaestiones will also be provided.
doi:10.15168/2385-216x/2291 fatcat:xzajdit5zzdqtnoia4leey2524