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The City of the Sun By Tommaso Campanella

The City of the Sun

Tommaso Campanella


Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 39 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1602.

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First published in 1602, this is a philosophical work by the Italian Dominican philosopher Tommaso Campanella. The book is presented as a dialogue between 'a Grandmaster of the Knights Hospitaller and a Genoese Sea-Captain'. Inspired by Plato's Republic and the description of Atlantis in Timaeus, it describes a theocratic society where goods, women and children are held in common. It also resembles the City of Adocentyn in the Picatrix, an Arabic grimoire of astrological magic.

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