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Precociously learned, he focused his talents on the defense of civic liberty and speedily achieved the civic rank of prior. Renaissance Humanism and the progressive success of rationalism eventually weakened the hold of the Church and kings then parliaments became emancipated from ecclesiological control. Included were many of the works of Plato, the Homeric epics, the Greek tragedies, and the narratives of Plutarch and Xenophon.

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Publisher: Clay Road Press; 1 edition (January 12, 2016)

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