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by Sandra Gambetti
An imperial adjudication against the Jews prompted the riots of 38 CE in Alexandria. The Roman prefect and the Alexandrian citizenry acted within their institutional roles to the effect that most of the Jews lost their legal residence for good.
Wietse de Boer
Carlo Borromeo earned sainthood by attempting to turn Milan into a holy city. This book is the first to interpret his program of penitential discipline as an effort to reshape Lombard society by reaching into the souls of its inhabitants.
This book presents a synthetic view of the intellectual variants of negative theology at the dawn of modern times. It attempts to grasp the diversity of ideas in ontology, epistemology and semeiotics which evolved through readings of pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite.
Edited by Dominik Perler
This volume, including sixteen contributions, analyses ancient and medieval theories of intentionality in various contexts: perception, imagination, and intellectual thinking. It sheds new light on classical theories (e.g. by Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas) and examines neglected sources, both ...
Edited by C. Berkvens-Stevelinck, J. Israel and G.H.M. Posthumus Meyjes
The fruit of a colloquium held in 1994 in the Netherlands, this collection of papers charts the emergence and vicissitudes of the concept of tolerance and its practical implications in the Dutch Republic, from the revolt against Spain in the sixteenth century to the early eighteenth century.
Ronald G. Witt
Stephen G. Burnett
This book explains how a form of 'Jewish studies' took root in Protestant universities during the seventeenth century through Johannes Buxtorf's pioneering work and why it fit so well into the curriculum of early modern universities.
Edited by Edwin Rabbie
First critical edition and first English translation with introduction and commentary of this early work by Hugo Grotius on church politics (original edition 1613). Several appendixes contain additional material on the book's background and reception.
Edith Wilks Dolnikowski
This volume evaluates Bradwardine's view of time as a mathematical, philosophical and theological concept within the context of ancient and medieval discussions of the problem of time. It is especially useful for historians of late medieval science, philosophy and theology.
Godefridus J.C. Snoek
qVeneration of the Host and of saintly relics can only be understood as closely interrelated aspects of medieval piety. This book offers a rich account of one of the most revealing dimensions of medieval belief and practice.
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