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Tommaso Campanella

a.k.a. Giovanni Domenico Campanella

Author Code: TTCX

Born: Sep. 5, 1568 - Stilo, Calabria, Italy

Died: May 21, 1639 - Paris, France

Campanella became a Dominican friar in 1583. In 1589, he went to Naples and published his Philosophia sensibus demonstrata, Philosophy Demonstrated by the Senses. The result of this work was his arrest and imprisonment for heresy. He was released several months later on the condition that he returned to his home, however he ignored this and went to Padua where he met and befriended Galileo. In 1616, Campanella published Apologia pro Galilaeo, a defense of Galileo's work. While in Padua, he was again arrested and sent to Rome for trial, but acquitted. Campanella was also involved in a plot to overthrow the Spanish rule of Calabria in 1599. He was arrested once again, tortured and confessed to his part, however, he was deemed to be insane and sentenced to life in prison, a term that was to cost him 27 years of his life. While in prison, Campanella wrote the City of the Sun (1602), an orthodox Catholic work extolling a virtuous Utopian society. He also produced a 30-volume work entitled Theologica (1613-1614). He was released from prison in 1626, but by 1634 was once again fleeing when another anti-Spanish plot was discovered. He went to France and was welcomed by the court of Louis XIII. During this period he published many of his earlier works and finished Metafisica (1638).

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TTCX001 City of the Sun 1601 21 353k eBook Download PDF - 'City of the Sun' (TTCX001)   Download ePub - 'City of the Sun' (TTCX001) Find a printed copy of City of the Sun by Tommaso Campanella at AbeBooks
TTCX002 Sonnets
  Against Hypocrites
  Apology by Paradox
  The Bad Prince
  The Book of Nature
  The Brood of Ignorance
  Conscience
  To Death
  The Dungeon
  Earthly and Divine Love
  An Exhortation to Mankind
  The Future
  To Genoa
  To God for Help
  God Made and God Rules
  To God on Prayer
  The Human Comedy
  Hypocrites
  Ideal Love
  To Jesus Christ
  Love of Self and God
  The Millennium
  The Modern Cupid
  Nebuchadnezzar's Image
  On Italy
  On the Lord's Prayer - 1
  On the Lord's Prayer - 2
  On the Lord's Prayer - 3
  On the Sepulchre of Christ - 1
  On the Sepulchre of Christ - 2
  A Parable of Wise Men and the World
  The People
  The Philosopher
  To the Poets
  To Poland
  The Present
  The Price of Freedom
  The Proem
  A Prophecy of Judgment - 1
  A Prophecy of Judgment - 2
  A Prophecy of Judgment - 3
  The Resurrection
  To Ridolfo Di Bina
  The Sage on Earth
  The Samaritan
  Self-Love
  A Sonnet on Caucasus
  Sophists
  The Soul
  The Soul's Apology
  To the Swiss
  To Telesius of Cosenza
  To Tobia Adami
  True and False Nobility
  The True Kings
  The Universe
  To Venice
  What Makes A King
  The World's A Stage
  A Writer of Eclogues
  The Year 1603
c. 1620 61 191k eBook Download PDF - 'Sonnets' (TTCX002)   Download ePub - 'Sonnets' (TTCX002) Find a printed copy of Sonnets by Tommaso Campanella at AbeBooks

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