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Edited by Arjan van Dixhoorn and Susie Speakman Sutch
This volume questions the present-day assumption holding the Italian academies to be the model for the European literary and learned society, by juxtaposing them to other types of contemporary literary and learned associations in several Western European countries.
Michael von Albrecht
Michael von Albrecht's A History of Roman Literature, originally published in German, can rightly be seen as the counterpart to Albin Lesky's Geschichte der Griechischen Literatur. In this monumental survey work the whole of Latin literature from Livius Andronicus up to Boethius comes to the ...
The sources and applied work processes in Heinrich Bullinger’s Reformation History are analyzed in the context of the theological assumptions and methodological claims of Bullinger’s historiography, which are classified against the background of early modern humanist and confessional ...
Jonathan A. Reid
This study establishes the existence of a network of reformers led by the French king’s sister, Marguerite of Navarre, and traces their monumental, and ultimately stymied, attempt from 1520 to 1550 to renew the French church along evangelical (Protestant) lines.
Edited by Luca Baschera and Christian Moser
Girolamo Zanchi’s De religione christiana fides offers an insight into his mature theology and reflects the development of Reformed dogmatics and polemic more generally in the late 16th century. It therefore provides an interesting picture of the theology of a whole era.
Edited by Raymond Westbrook
A comprehensive survey of the Law of the Ancient Near East by a team of specialist scholars, this volume allows non-specialists access to the world's earliest known legal systems.
The publication of this new edition of Elias Bickerman's acclaimed Studies in Jewish and Christian History along with his famous book, The God of the Maccabees, brings Bickerman's central studies on ancient Judaism and early Christianity to a new generation of students and scholars.
Edited by Lennart Bes, Edda Frankot and Hanno Brand
Covering almost 1000 archival collections in all countries around the Baltic Sea (including the Netherlands), this guide provides an essential tool for scholars studying the region's maritime, economic and diplomatic relations between 1450 and 1800.
Harold M. Hays, Leiden University
The ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts form the oldest body of religious texts in the world. This book weds traditional philology to linguistic anthropology to associate them with two spheres of ritual action, mortuary cult and personal preparation for the afterlife.
by Tsepon Wangchuk Deden Shakabpa. Translated and annotated by Derek F. Maher
A sustained argument for Tibetan independence, this volume also serves as an introduction to many aspects of Tibetan culture, society, and especially religion with a compendium of biographies of the most significant religious and political figures.
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