Publication year: 2004
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.
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