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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 ...
This volume provides the first full study of Sambucus’ influential Neo-Latin emblem book. By analysing individual emblems and the historical contexts in which they were shaped, a new picture emerges of the use of the emblem for Renaissance humanists.
Harm-Jan van Dam
This first critical edition of Hugo Grotius’ most important work on church and state is based on manuscript evidence, and offers a completely new text, an extensive introduction, an English translation, a commentary, and an appendix of other relevant texts.
Herausgegeben und bearbeitet von Reinhold Friedrich, Berndt Hamm, Andreas Puchta und Roland Liebenberg in Zusammenarbeit mit Matthieu Arnold und Christian Krieger nach Vorarbeiten von Hans Georg Rott †
Volume V covers the period from September 1530 to May 1531. It therefore mainly contains information about Bucer¹s diplomatic journey after the Augsburg Diet, his correspondence with the Valdesian synod of Mérindol, his attempts to mediate between Luther and Zwingli with the help of his ...
Christopher S. Celenza
This book publishes and discusses a hitherto unedited text from one of Renaissance Florence’s most tumultuous periods, the Savonarolan era of the end of the fifteenth century. Thus it illuminates the changing, dramatic nature of the cradle of the European Renaissance.
This study, drawing extensively upon manuscript sources, provides the first comprehensive account of how Rome's humanist community coped with the 1527 sack of the city, an event traditionally viewed as signaling the transition from the Renaissance to the Catholic Reformation.
Edited by William Ian P. Hazlett
With this tract repudiating an attack by the Parisian bishop-theologian, Robert Ceneau, Bucer reveals an increasing accommodation to both Catholic tradition and Lutheran eucharistic theology. Marking out consensus, he significantly anticipates the Wittenberg Concord (1536) and the religious ...
A new interpretation - including a revaluation of Galileo's first "trial"- of Roman censorship is offered in this book. Based on unpublished sources from the archives, which it edits and interprets for the first time, The Saint as Censor will alter our understanding of the Roman Inquisition and ...
Edited by Edwin Rabbie
First critical edition and first English translation with introduction and commentary of this early work by Hugo Grotius on church politics (original edition 1613). Several appendixes contain additional material on the book's background and reception.
Edited with an Introduction by M.A. Screech
Warden Mocket's Summa of Anglican doctrine was condemned to be burnt (1617) by James I of England and VI of Scotland. It contains his text with variants of the virtually unknown manuscript of the warden's own treatise and the variants of the issues of 1616 and 1617. It also has his unique ...
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