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Robert J. Wilkinson
This work exposes the eschatological timetable which propted the petition for the Antwerp Polyglot and the Christian kabbalistic motivation of the scholars who worked on the text. This tradition is then traced to the 1584 Paris edition of the Syriac New Testament.
Robert J. Wilkinson
This work shows how the first edition of the Syriac New Testament illustrates how Syriac and other Oriental languages were received in the West by Catholic Kabbalistic scholars. The contribution of Egidio da Viterbo and Guillaume Postel is emphasised.
This study shows how Giovanni Pico della Mirandola used Neoplatonic and kabbalistic ideas to develop an innovative theory of biblical allegory. Based on epistemology and intellectual ascent, his theory relates to scholastic debate over the action of the intellect.
edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel and Walter Melion
The late medieval and early modern period is a particularly interesting chapter in the development of meditation and self-reflection. The volume aims at examining its forms, functions and strategies, from a variety of disciplines, including literary criticism, art history, history of ...
Edited by Alicia C. Montoya, Sophie van Romburgh, and Wim van Anrooij
Although modernity historically defined itself by relation to the medieval, the ways in which early moderns invoked and conceptualized the medieval are still insufficiently understood. This volume's seventeen essays present some preliminary explorations into the field of early modern medievalisms.
Edited by Paul J. Smith and Karl A.E. Enenkel
This volume studies the Netherlandish presence in Montaigne’s Essays, represented by Erasmus and Lipsius. It also deals with Montaigne’s translations and editions in the Dutch Golden Age, and his readership: Scaliger, Hooft, Cats, the painter Pieter van Veen and many others.
Edited by Alastair Hamilton, Maurits H. van den Boogert and Bart Westerweel
This collection of articles analyses the interests and experiences in the Levant of a number of leading western scholars of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with an emphasis on the networks of learned friends throughout Europe with whom they corresponded.
Edited by Alexander Lee, University of Luxembourg & the University of Warwick, Pit Péporté, University of Luxembourg, and Harry Schnitker, Maryvale Institute, Birmingham
Building on recent revisionist trends, this book offers a refreshing new perspective on the Renaissance and presents an invaluable examination of continuities and discontinuities from Petrarch to Machiavelli, from Giotto to Dürer, and from Italy to Burgundy, Bohemia and beyond.
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