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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.
This book analyzes William of Ockham's early theory of property rights alongside those of his fellow dissident Franciscans, paying careful attention to each friar's use of Roman and civil law, which provided the conceptual building blocks of the poverty controversy.
Krijn Pansters, Tilburg University
Providing an in-depth analysis of the virtues of evangelical life according to three major Franciscan authors, this book is a valuable contribution to our understanding of how the virtues functioned as central, organizing elements in early Franciscan literature and instruction.
kritisch ediert von Dagmar Gottschall
The edition of the "Geistbuch", a Middle High German treatise on the Christian path to perfection from the first half of the 14th century, which also circulated in the Netherlands, gives insights into vernacular theological discussions from the time of the trial against Meister Eckhart. Die ...
Edited by István P. Bejczy
This collection surveys the tradition of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics from its thirteenth-century origins to the fifteenth century, concentrating on the conception of the moral and intellectual virtues in a continuous interplay of ancient and Christian moral thought.
Edited by Marika Keblusek & Badeloch Vera Noldus
Taking various professional groups in the early modern period (diplomats, merchants, artists) as a starting point, this book offers exciting new perspectives on early modern brokerage as a widespread practice of transmission and dissemination of political, intellectual and cultural ideas.
The Alchandreana are of considerable historical importance. They constitute not only the earliest Latin texts of the Middle Ages dealing systematically with astrology but also the earliest Latin scientific texts based on Arabic sources.
Geert Warnar. Translated by Diane Webb
This book discusses the writings of the mystic Jan van Ruusbroec (1293-1381) within their medieval contexts of literary, religious and intellectual life, thus offering the first comprehensive biography of the most influential medieval Dutch author.
Mette Birkedal Bruun
This study is concerned with the topographical layout of Bernard of Clairvaux’s Parables. It examines his treatment of such locations as Paradise, Egypt, and the bridegroom's chamber, and his reformulation of central monastic issues as navigations within spiritual landscapes.
Joseph F. Patrouch
This study seeks to examine a number of themes relating to the roles of the women's court of the central European Habsburgs. These include its role in helping consolidate their holdings in central Europe and the Holy Roman Empire and structure their relations with the rest of Europe.
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