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Carol M. Richardson
This book offers a new and interdisciplinary approach to the history of papal Rome, 1400-80. It argues that the College of Cardinals emerged as key agents of its renaissance because of the crises of the fifteenth century.
Emotions and Health, 1200-1700 examines theological and medical approaches to the ‘passions’ as alterations affecting both mind and body. It focuses on sorrow, fear and anger, on constructions of the melancholic subject, and on the effects of music on health.
Edited by Sigrid Müller and Cornelia Schweiger
This volume deals with contrasting developments in the period between 1400-1550. It is one that is characterized by a search for greater personal liberty and more opportunities for creative expression, on the one hand, and a quest to secure stability by establishing binding norms, on the other.
Samuel S. Thomas
Through the extensive diaries of Presbyterian minister Oliver Heywood, this book explores the role that individuals played in fashioning their religious communities during the Restoration, as England stumbled from persecution towards a limited toleration of Protestant dissenters.
Johannes Reuchlin’s Augenspiegel (1511) was a radical political publication aimed to preserve Jewish books from destruction and the consequent loss of irreplaceable knowledge. This first complete and extensively annotated translation provides an insight into the authorities’ attitude to Judaism ...
This book is the first full-length study of Scots in the United Provinces between 1650 and 1750, showing that the Scottish-Dutch relationship provided the infrastructure, which allowed Scotland to become part of the Republic of Letters.
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.
edited by D.J.B. Trim
This book explores how collective memory of Huguenot history vitally affected political and religious controversies and the formation of identity, both among ethnic Huguenots and in their host communities, in Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and North America.
This book explores the dynamics of peaceful coexistence in the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Dutch Republic by tracing developments in illustrated religious literature. The highly controversial appropriation of textual and visual elements across confessional boundaries allows a close look ...
Providing a detailed account of the emergence and development of the public disputations between D.V. Coornhert (1522-1590) and Reformed ministers, this book explores the religious and political dimensions of a controversy that reflects issues and arguments at the core of the Dutch Revolt.
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