Publication year: 2004
This study contextualizes Konrad of Megenberg’s “Book of Natural Things” within the natural philosophy practiced by the Faculty of Arts in the 14th century. Albert the Great and texts of ps.-Albert emerge as significant in this interpretation.
Edition with an Introduction and Appendices by E.P. Bos
This anonymous source publication of a university discussion held in Prague about 1400 provides us with new information about medieval semantics after Peter of Spain and Richard Billingham. The edition is the basis of a partial reconstruction of Thomas of Cleves’ Logica.
Hester Goodenough Gelber
This description of Dominicans at Oxford from 1300-1350 and the theology of Hugh of Lawton, Arnold of Strelley, William Crathorn and Robert Holcot reclaims the Dominicans as highly original contributors to theology and philosophy at a time of great innovation.
Barbara Baert. Translated from the Dutch by Lee Preedy.
This fascinating study reconstructs the tradition of the Legend of the True Cross in text and image, from its tentative beginnings in 4th-century Jerusalem to the culminating expression of its multi-layered cosmic content in 14th and 15th-century monumental cycles in Germany and Italy.
Edited by Gustav Henningsen
A bilingual edition of eye-witness reports on an early 17th-century witch panic or dream epidemic in the Basque country, written by a Jesuit, a Bishop, and a Spanish Inquisitor who analysed the phenomenon empirically from psychological and anthropological standpoints.
Edited by Anne Goldgar and Robert I. Frost
This volume offers new insights into the self-perceptions, strategies, and rituals through which early modern institutions functioned. Its wide range and its comparative vision of the nature of institutions prompts a new interpretation of the role of institutions in society. With contributions ...
Patricia A. Emison
An investigation of why Michelangelo first, and then many other, Renaissance artists and works were called "divine" by contemporaries, this study ranges from fourteenth-century praise of Dante to a variety of sixteenth-century habits of courtly compliment.
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