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Brill's European History and Culture E-Books Online, Collection 2011 is the electronic version of the book publication program of Brill in the field of European History and Culture in 2011.
Edited and translated by Michiel Wielema
This book is the first English edition of a major critique of organized religion. A rational plea for tolerance and free thought, Adriaan Koerbagh's A Light Shining in Dark Places (1668) demolishes the authority of the Christian revelation and the churches.
Leen Spruit, Sapienza University, Rome and Pina Totaro, Italian Research Council (ILIESI-CNR), Rome
Brill authors Leen Spruit and Pina Totaro discovered the original manuscript of Spinoza's "Ethica" in the Vatican library. This spectacular discovery attracted a lot of media attention. This edition will be published in Brill's Texts and Sources on Intellectual History (BSIH) in August. The ...
A close study of the Berlin Huguenot Refuge and its most famous figure, Jean Barbeyrac. Deeply rooted in the archives and full of new materials, it greatly clarifies the complicated relationship of Huguenot learning to cultural patronage, political cabals, theological disputes, and wider ...
Edited by Martin Mulsow, University of Erfurt and the Gotha Research Center for Early Modern Studies
Drawing on new manuscript sources, this volume offers seven contributions on Hermann Samuel Reimarus, the most significant biblical critic in eighteenth-century Germany, as well as an eminent Enlightenment philosopher, a renowned classicist, and expert on Judaism.
István P. Bejczy
Exploring the history of the cardinal virtues from patristic times to the late fourteenth century, this book offers a comprehensive view of the development of moral debate in the Latin Middle Ages.
Edited by Leen Spruit, Sapienza University, Rome
This books offers an annotated edition of Nifo’s De intellectu (1503), including an extensive analytical summary of the contents, as well as a chronology of Nifo’s life and works, and a full index of the chapters of this work.
Herausgegeben von Andrea Steenbeek
In the Saturnalian dialogues (1582) Lipsius describes all aspects of the gladiatorial combats. This theme fits perfectly well into his other historiographical works about roman customs and institutions, but above all he presents the gladiators as enlightening examples in his stoic ethical ...
Edited by Dirk van Miert, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
Hadrianus Junius was Holland’s most important scholar of the third quarter of the sixteenth century. This book analyses Junius’ most important works, some of which have never been studied before. It contextualise them in light of the tradition of humanism.
Edited by Stephen Clucas, Peter J. Forshaw and Valery Rees
This collection of essays presents new work on the Renaissance philosopher Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) which explores aspects of Ficino’s own thought and the sources which he used, and traces his influence on the philosophy of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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