Publication year: 2003
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Edited by Martin Gosman, Alasdair MacDonald and Arjo Vanderjagt
The essays in this volume discuss princely courts north of the Alps and Pyrenees between 1450-1650 as focal points for products of medieval and renaissance culture such as literature, music, political ideology, social and governmental structures, the fine arts and devotional practice.
Jan van Herwaarden
Pilgrimages, especially those to Santiago de Compostela, formed and essential part of late-medieval devotional life, but were criticized by people like Erasmus who in this book is considered from the late-medieval point of view.
J. Andreas Löwe
From his position as first Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford to his key role in the foundation of the University of Douai, Richard Smyth’s life and works receive their first detailed study in this book. His defence of catholic orthodoxy against numerous prominent English reformers is ...
Janet P. Foggie
In this volume, hitherto unused manuscript material brings to light the history of the Dominican Order in one of Scotland’s most turbulent periods. Issues of reform and Reformers, literature, and religious practice are set out with a fresh perspective.
This work substantially revises existing preconceptions about Reformation attitudes to the Early Church and to History in general. On the basis of much hitherto unstudied material the author shows that Reformation historians and theologians sought to define their confessional identity by ...
This collection of fascinating essays explores the relationship between humanism and magic, the intersection of religious ritual, orthodoxy and power, and the links between witchcraft, sexuality and savagery in the visual culture of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Edited by Larissa Taylor
This anthology provides a broad overview of the social history of preaching throughout Western and Central Europe, with sections devoted to genre, specific countries, and commentary on the appeal of the Reformation messages.
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