, -r (G). Full, fullness; in excess

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  • Pletho — Pletho, Georgius Gemistos, nach gewöhnlicher Annahme geb. in Constantinopel, lebte in seiner Jugend in Adrianopel bei dem jüdischen Gelehrten Elifsäus u. dann im Peloponnes, namentlich in Mistra, wo er eine Art Schule hielt u. an verschiedenen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pletho — Pletho, Georgios Gemisthos, byzant. Grieche, platonisirender Philosoph, Geschichtschreiber und Grammatiker, kam 1433 nach Italien, wirkte für die griech. Studien, ging 1441 nach Konstantinopel zurück, st. 1451. Seine meisten Schriften kamen seit… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • plétho- — ❖ ♦ Élément de mots didactiques, du grec plêthos « grande quantité » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pletho — (common name, Georgios Gemistos, ca. 1355 1452)    a Byzantine philosopher and teacher who did much to promote the in fluence of Plato and the ancient Neoplatonists among both Greeks and Latins. He deplored the dominance of Aristotle in Western… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Gemistus Pletho — Georgius Gemistos (or Plethon, Pletho), in Greek Γεώργιος Πλήθων Γεμιστός, (c. 1355 – 1452or 1454 ) was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher and scholar, one of the chief pioneers of the revival of Greek learning in Western Europe. Biography He was a …   Wikipedia

  • ПЛИФОН Георгий Гемист — (Pletho, Georgius Gemistus) (ок. 1355 1450), византийский писатель и философ, знаток древнегреческой философии и защитник Платона, основавший школу в Мистре (Пелопоннес). По некоторым свидетельствам, Плифон взял себе это имя из за его созвучия с… …   Энциклопедия Кольера

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  • Johannes Bessarion —     Johannes Bessarion     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Johannes Bessarion     (Or BASILIUS).     Cardinal; b. at Trebizond, 1389, or according to others, 1395, but most probably in 1403; d. at Ravenna 18 November, 1472. Some claim illustrious… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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