Sir Thomas Elyot and Renaissance Humanism

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Index
Absolutism, 52, 57-60. See also Monarchy
Active life, 198-201
Aelian, 148
Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, 44, 157, 160
Aeschylus, 98, 180
Agricola, Rudolf, 160, 169
Alexander the Great, 151, 151 n., 154156, 161, 190
Amyot, Jacques, 74, 154
Anabaptists, 124, 125
Anarchy, 203-205
Anaxagoras, 263
Anne of Cleves, 148
Antoninus Pius, Roman emperor, 19
Aquinas, St. Thomas, 39, 57-58, 86-87, 122, 140, 184, 185, 200, 242
Aristippus of Cyrene, speaker in Elyot's Of the Knowledge Which Maketh a Wise Man
Aristophanes, 82
Aristotle, 5, 18-19, 28-29, 34, 45, 63, 72, 120, 122, 143-152, 168, 179, 182, 200, 211, 213, 214, 222, 252, 256, 265, 267
Ascham, Roger, 3, 14, 25, 32, 53, 141, 150, 167, 197
Athenaeus, 148
Augustine, St., 12, 22, 179, 183, 199, 228, 233, 239
Augustus, Roman emperor, 190
Averroism, 145
Bacon, Francis, 9, 91 n., 108-109
Bacon, Roger, 150
Beroaldo, Filippo, 257, 258
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 69, 257-258
Boethius, 106, 164, 174
Boleyn, Anne, 92, 93, 94
Bruno, Giordano, 144
Budé, Guillaume, 22, 87, 129
Burgh, Benedict, 151
Caesar, Gaius Julius, 19, 190
Calvin, John, 57, 219
Castiglione, Baldassare, 14, 45, 47, 60-76, 237, 238, 242-243, 254
Catherine of Aragon, 56, 92-96passim
Catholicism, Elyot's sympathy with, 56, 86-87, 92-96, 123-126
Cato Uticensis, 165
Catullus, 267
Chalcidius, 174
Chapuys, Eustace, imperial ambassador, 92-95passim
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 5-6, 78, 92-95passim,130n.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, 69
Cheke, Sir John, 20, 150
Christian humanism, 53-55, 141-142, 163164, 238
Chrysostom, St. John, 208
Cicero, Marcus Tullius, 16, 18-19, 28-29, 31, 47, 51, 62, 72, 78, 85, 120, 132, 141144, 145-146, 152, 153, 154, 160, 163164, 165, 166, 174, 178-179, 201, 208, 209, 228, 241, 242, 256, 267, 268
Colet, John, 26, 77, 83, 184n.
Colonna, Egidio, 57-58, 151
Columella, 119
Communism, 109-111, 112-114, 124-125, 204
Cooper, Thomas, 17, 168
Counsel, counselors, consultation, 5, 913, 31-33, 93, 96-105, 129-130, 235
Courtesy (conduct) books, 61
Cranmer, Thomas, 25
Cromwell, Thomas, 25, 26, 47, 52, 56, 57, 58, 90-91, 92, 93, 95, 97-98, 115, 119, 136
Curtius Rufus, Quintus, 41, 157
Cyprian, St., 105-106
Dancing, theory of, 22, 68, 149, 265-266
Davies, Sir John, 209n., 215n., 220n., 266
Diogenes the Cynic, 263
Diogenes Laertius, 148, 245
Dionysius I of Syracuse, cited frequently in Elyot's Of the Knowledge Which Maketh a Wise Man
Dionysius the Areopagite, 183-184

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  • Sir Thomas Elyot and Renaissance Humanism *
  • Preface v
  • Contents *
  • First Editions of the Works of Sir Thomas Elyot xii
  • Part I - The Plan of the Book Named the Governour *
  • Part II - The Governour: Background and Tradition *
  • Chapter 1 - Castiglione and Other Italians 39
  • Chapter 2 - Erasmus 77
  • Chapter 3 - Sir Thomas More 89
  • Chapter 4 - Classical Authors Other Than Plato 140
  • Part III - Elyot and Plato *
  • Chapter 5 - Introduction 173
  • Chapter 6 - Politics 178
  • Chapter 7 - Psychology 206
  • Chapter 8 - Ethics 241
  • Chapter 9 - Epilogue 262
  • Conclusion 271
  • Index 273
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