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Leen Spruit, Sapienza University, Rome and Pina Totaro, Italian Research Council (ILIESI-CNR), Rome
Brill authors Leen Spruit and Pina Totaro discovered the original manuscript of Spinoza's "Ethica" in the Vatican library. This spectacular discovery attracted a lot of media attention. This edition will be published in Brill's Texts and Sources on Intellectual History (BSIH) in August. The ...
István P. Bejczy
Exploring the history of the cardinal virtues from patristic times to the late fourteenth century, this book offers a comprehensive view of the development of moral debate in the Latin Middle Ages.
Edited by Leen Spruit, Sapienza University, Rome
This books offers an annotated edition of Nifo’s De intellectu (1503), including an extensive analytical summary of the contents, as well as a chronology of Nifo’s life and works, and a full index of the chapters of this work.
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 ...
Edited by Dirk van Miert, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
Hadrianus Junius was Holland’s most important scholar of the third quarter of the sixteenth century. This book analyses Junius’ most important works, some of which have never been studied before. It contextualise them in light of the tradition of humanism.
Edited by Christopher S. Celenza
This book presents the first English translation of an important Renaissance Latin text: Angelo Poliziano’s Lamia, an opening oration to a 1492 course at the University of Florence that amounts to a rethinking of the mission and nature of philosophy. An edition of the Latin text is also ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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