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Focusing on Possidius' Vita Augustini the author examines one of the most important hagiographical 'subgenres' in late antiquity, the episcopal biography, its precedents in antiquity - above all the hellenistic lives of philosophers - and its development up to the 9th century.
This book condenses and updates the cogent case showing that Gregory the Great did not write the famous Dialogues traditionally ascribed to him. It throws much new light on early Benedictine history and on the life and times of St. Gregory.
The volume presents a new understanding of medieval historiography by examining the representation of society, politics and human behaviour in six historical writings from imperial Germany, one of the leading political and intellectual centres during the period c. 950-1150.
Based on a comprehensive study of penitential handbooks, from the earliest times to the Reformation, this volume records a tradition that examines trade and price from the point of view of sin and penance as taught by the medieval Church.
Eva Luise Wittneben
The study examines the activity of the layman Bonagratia in the Franciscan controversy with the Spirituals and in their debate on the poverty of Christ. This detailed study of his writings demonstrates that Bonagratia elaborated important parts of his Order's arguments in this crucial conflict.
Eric L. Saak
This volume offers a reinterpretation of the late medieval Augustinian tradition by analyzing the political, religious, theological, institutional, and mythical components that formed the self-identity of the Augustinian Order from the late 13th century to the emergence of Martin Luther.
Michael J. Fitzgerald
This critical edition of Albert of Saxony's 25 Questions on Logic treats issues such as the imposition, distribution, signification, and supposition of terms, and the truth and falsity, conversion, contradictoriness and kinds of propositions, together with problems concerning negotiations.
This book studies the converted Jews in sicily following the 1492 expulsion, using contemporary sources to examine their legal, economic and cultural circumstances. It also sheds new light on Spanish Royal policies and the establishment of the Inquisition in Sicily.
This study contains a critical edition of Ibn al-Jawzī’s Kitāb Akhbār as-Sifāt (KAS) along with an annotated translation and introduction. KAS is primarily a critique of anthropomorphic conceptions of God, directed against fellow Hanbalis and traditionalists generally. It sheds important new ...
Edited by Paul Magdalino
One thousand years ago, the Byzantine Empire was reaching the height of its revival as a medieval state. The ten contributions to this volume by scholars from six European countries re-assess key aspects of the empire's politics and culture in the long reign of the emperor Basil II, whose name ...
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