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Stephen C. Druce
Stephen Druce demonstrates the progression to political complexity by combining a range of sources and methods, including oral, textual, archaeological, linguistic and geographical information and analysis as he explores the rise and development of five South Sulawesi kingdoms, known ...
Through the case studies of two Hungary born humanists, Johannes Sambucus and Andreas Dudith, this book explores the world of late-sixteenth century East Central European humanism, presenting the ways a scholarly culture became meaning and sellable for a wide group of learned elite.
Edited by Laura Cruz and Willem Frijhoff
Based on the proceedings of a 2005 conference, this volume re-examines the role of Dutch social and patriotic myths. Using recent methodological approaches, the essays assess how the Dutch perceived their myths and how they were treated by previous historians.
Edited by Juhani Pietarinen and Valtteri Viljanen
This collection of essays discusses a central feature of European philosophy: the idea of a universal active power as the ultimate world-explanation. The development of this idea is traced from Plato onwards, as it traverses through Stoicism, Neoplatonism, medieval scholasticism, and modern ...
Dirk van Miert
Drawing on letters, orations and disputations, this book argues that during the seventeenth century, the Amsterdam Athenaeum, despite the revolutionary debates of the time, and despite the intellectual liberalism characteristic of Amsterdam, remained traditional in its teaching.
Navigating along multiple narrative tracks and treating the religious history of an entire region in a polyfocal way, this book offers an insight into the intense dynamics of the overlapping political, ethnic, and denominational constellations in Reformation and post-Reformation Transylvania.
James D. Mixson
This study explores the origins of Observant reform in the monasteries and canonries of the southern Empire. Through close readings of unpublished texts, it offers fresh perspectives on the history of religious community, reform, and the church in the fifteenth century.
Edited by Alasdair A. MacDonald, Zweder R.W.M. von Martels and Jan R. Veenstra
This collection of new essays throws light on aspects of Christianity and Humanism and their mutual relations. The central focus is on the age of Renaissance and Reformation, and the contributions treat aspects of religion, history, philosophy, literature and education.
Edited by Palmira Brummett
This collection assesses genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage in a set of disparate travel narratives spanning the medieval to early modern eras. It assesses the possibilities for cultural translation as travelers witness, craft, and imagine desired, fearful, and sacred lands.
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.
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