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Academy of Florence

European University Institute - Academy Of European Law: 2004 Summer Session - Florence (Italy), 5–16 July 2004.

The Academy of European Law (European University Institute – Dr Fabian Pereyra, Administrator, Via Boccaccio 121, 50133 Florence, Italy/Italie – Fax: 39 55 46 85 717 – email: lawacad@datacomm.iue.it.)

Academy of European Law – European University Institute, Villa Schifanoia, Via Boccaccio, 121, I – 50133 Florence, Italy – website: <http://www.iue.it/AEL/Welcome.html> Information: Secretariat fax: 30 055 4685517 – e-mail: <bremner@datacomm.iue.it> or <ciomei@datacomm.iue.it>

ELGAR, Edward (1857 - 1934), Master of the King’s Musick since 1924; Hon. Freeman City of Worcester; Membre (Correspondant) de l’Institut de France (Académie des Beaux-Arts); Commandeur, Ordre de la Couronne and Associé Académie des Beaux-Arts (Belgium); Hon. Fellow and Hon. Freeman, Worshipful Company of Musicians (London); Hon. Member Royal Academy of Music (London); Member Maatschaapij tot Bevordering der Toonkunst (Holland); Mus. Doc. (Hon.) Cantab. 1900; Dunelm., 1904; Mus. Doc. Oxon 1905; Yale, USA, 1905; University of London, 1931; LLD (Hon.) Leeds, 1904, Aberdeen, Western University of Penn, USA; Hon. Professor Royal Hungarian Academy of Music; MA (Hon.) Birmingham; Corr. Member Société des Compositeurs de Musique (Paris); Hon. Academician Regia Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Rome); Accad. R. Istituto (Florence); Hon. Member Royal Swedish Academy (Stockholm); Hon. Fellow Royal College of Music; Hon. Fellow Royal College of Organists; Corresponding Member American Academy Arts and Letters, 1929; several Imperial Russian and German decorations (lapsed)


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Circle gathered around Ficino between 1462 and 1494, in a villa at Careggi put at their disposal by Cosimo de' Medici. It was a central intellectual influence in the Italian Renaissance, its main activities being the translation, study, and reinterpretation of Platonic and Neoplatonic writings.

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06067b.htm A biography of Marsilio Ficino, including his role in the Academy

Subjects: Philosophy.

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