Giordano Bruno

Standard Name: Bruno, Giordano


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Cultural formation C. E. Plumptre
She visited the Campo dei Fiori, a squalid quarter of the city which had been made holy by the martyrdom of Giordano Bruno (another of her literary subjects). At the date that CEP visited...
Friends, Associates Sir Philip Sidney
He became a friend at Shrewsbury of Fulke Greville and was a contemporary at Oxford of such later luminaries as Richard Hakluyt , Thomas Bodley , and Walter Raleigh . He made other intellectual friends...
Author summary C. E. Plumptre
CEP wrote during the later nineteenth century on religious and philosophical issues. She authored five books and many periodical essays. She was especially interested in Pantheist philosophers, deliberately seeking out and championing persecuted and obscure...
Textual Features C. E. Plumptre
Plumptre explains her choice of subject matter by admitting that she feels a peculiar sympathy with those humbler seekers after truth—too great to be content with the ephemeral pleasures of the hour, not great enough...
Textual Production C. E. Plumptre
CEP published her historical novel Giordano Bruno : A Tale of the Sixteenth Century in two volumes under her own name.
This work is misascribed to Charles Edward Plumptre by the Bodleian Library though not...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text C. E. Plumptre
CP's discussion of Pantheism begins with Hindu and Buddhist texts (The Vedas, Brahminism, The Vedanta Philosophy, The Bhagavad Gita), then moves through several Greek schools. In the modern period she...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text C. E. Plumptre
Her essays discuss philosophers such as Roger Bacon , Charles Bradlaugh , and Giordano Bruno .
Poole, William Frederick et al. Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature. James Osborne; Houghton, Mifflin.


17 February 1600: Giordano Bruno, a Neapolitan philosopher...

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17 February 1600

Giordano Bruno , a Neapolitan philosopher and former Dominican friar, was burned by the Inquisition , apparently less for his support of Copernicus than for his Plato nist and Pantheistic thinking.


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