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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.
This book presents a study of twelfth-century humanism seen as an all-embracing discourse in which the human and the divine interact on equal terms. The book focuses on a number of twelfth-century intellectuals, especially Thierry of Chartres, Peter Abelard, William of Conches, Bernard ...
Edited by Inigo Bocken
This book offers historical, philosophical and theological studies on the meaning of conflicts in life and thinking of Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464) and deals with his attempts to develop a model for peace and tolerance.
This book analyses the relation between politics and the production of culture in Lancastrian England, focussing on the intellectual activity of Duke Humphrey of Gloucester, reconstructing his library and analysing his commissions of translations, biographies and political poems.
This book examines Martin Bucer’s attempts to circumvent the Reformation impasse on the Mass by seeking common ground with Catholic moderates in the Eucharistic theology of the church fathers and early scholastic theologians.
Julia Eva Wannenmacher
In his treatise, De septem sigillis, Joachim of Fiore (d. 1202) deals with history and Trinitarianism, apocalypticism and eschatology. This volume, containing the first critical edition of the text from the complete corpus of manuscript evidence, shows Joachim's apocalyptic exegesis to have been ...
This survey provides medievalists and Renaissance scholars alike with the first comprehensive introduction to Franciscan texts of religious instruction, ranging from sermon cycles, catechistic manuals and novice training treatises, to the larger texts of liturgical and religious edification.
This new interpretation of the reign of Calixtus II (1119-1124) challenges the conventional analysis explaining why this life-long opponent of the emperor, Henry V, agreed to compromise over imperial investitures of bishops in the Concordat of Worms of 1122.
Edited by Frank A. James III
This collection of essays on Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) not only demonstrate his shaping influence on Reformed Protestantism, but also illuminate some of his more important and provocative contributions to the various Reformations in sixteenth-century Europe, both Catholic and Protestant.
Edited by Ilana Zinguer and Myriam Yardeni
This book provides an important contribution to the understanding of the significant religious changes that took place in the course of the sixteenth century. The studies in this volume cover a wide range of subjects which reveal a common source in the methods of propaganda. With contributions ...
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