Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

Savonarola Versified

As I’ve noted before, Beza includes tributes to some non-/proto-Protestants in his¬†Icones. One of those is Girolamo Savonarola, a Florentine Dominican friar hanged and burned in the Piazza della Signoria in 1498. After a brief section in prose, Beza appends a verse-eulogy by Marcantonio Flaminio¬†(interestingly; since generally Beza uses his own poems): singularis tuae pietatis…quam […]