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Humanistic  adj.  
Of or pertaining to humanity; as, humanistic devotion.
Pertaining to polite literature.
Of, related to, or adhering to, humanism (4); humanitarian (2).

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... age or country, was born at Florence, May 3, 1469. He was of an old though not wealthy Tuscan family, his father, who was a jurist, dying when Niccolo was sixteen years old. We know nothing of Machiavelli's youth and little about his studies. He does not seem to have received the usual humanistic education of his time, as he knew no Greek.[*] The first notice of Machiavelli is in 1498 when we find him holding the office of Secretary in the second Chancery of the Signoria, which office he retained till the downfall of the Florentine Republic in 1512. His unusual ...
— History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy - From The Earliest Times To The Death Of Lorenzo The Magnificent • Niccolo Machiavelli

Words linked to "Humanistic" :   humane, humanities, humanism, human-centered, humanitarian, humanist

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