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Donna C. Heddle
This critical edition of a Scots translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso will provide an essential primary key text and a useful academic tool for tracing the development of Scottish poetry and of the influences, European and otherwise, on it.
Rebecca Ard Boone
Claude de Seyssel's important political treatise, The Monarchy of France (1515) illuminates the link between warfare, the state, and the social order in the Renaissance. In his effort to describe a state capable of conquest and expansion, Seyssel envisioned a new social and political order with ...
The notion of being freeborn republicans bound the eighteenth-century Dutch together. Yet beneath this general label, many fundamental differences existed. This book explores the varieties of eighteenth-century Dutch republicanism. It thereby significantly contributes to our understanding of a ...
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.
Based on extensive archival research, this study casts new light on the Inquisition in northern Italy during the Renaissance. It focuses on some representative inquisitors and their principal pursuits - the prosecution of heretics, Waldensians and Judaizers, and witch-hunting.
Neil R. Leroux
Using meticulous rhetorical analysis of several important Luther texts, this book examines how he offers comfort to those who are facing their own death or who are coming to terms with the death of loved ones.
Hermann von Kerssenbrock, translated with introduction and notes by Christopher S. Mackay
This is the only accurate translation of the main historical source for the Anabaptist kingdom of Münster (1534-35). The author’s conceptions have had a profound influence on later interpretation of one of the most unusual events of the German Reformation.
The book investigates and interprets the influence of the political theology of Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli in mid-Tudor England and especially on the theory, implementation, and consolidation of the Elizabethan constitutional and religious settlement of 1559.
Edited by Sylvia Brown
This collection of twelve new essays examines the role of women and of gender in a broad range of ‘radical’ beliefs and practices in post-Reformation Europe. Included are German Anabaptists, English Quakers, prophetesses, and unorthodox Catholic nuns.
Edited by Christopher Ocker, Michael Printy, Peter Starenko, and Peter Wallace
These twenty-three essays explore the historiographies of the Reformation from the fifteenth century to the present and study the history of religion from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries, especially in Germany but also in Switzerland, the Netherlands, and colonial Mexico.
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