Publication year: 2006
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This study uses the evolving meaning of "profit" in religious, political, economic, and social discourse to reveal the relationship between the prevailing concept of "just profit" and contemporary reactions to the Sixteenth-Century Price Revolution in Europe.
Edited by Christopher S. Celenza and Kenneth Gouwens
This collection of original essays, gathered in honor of distinguished historian Ronald G. Witt, explores a range of issues of interest to scholars of Renaissance and Early Modern Europe. Contributors include Robert Black, Melissa Bullard, Anthony D'Elia, Anthony Grafton, Paul Grendler, James ...
Edited by Michael Frassetto
The essays in this book provide new insights into the history of heresy and the formation of the persecuting society in the Middle Ages and explores the shifting understanding of orthodoxy and heterodoxy in medieval and modern times.
Diane J. Reilly
Using the political and theological writings of the eleventh-century churchmen Gerard of Cambrai and Richard of Saint-Vanne, this study argues that the Flemish Saint-Vaast Bible's illuminations defended the continued hegemony of the then embattled offices of King and Bishop.
This is a study of the religious controversy that broke out with Martin Luther, from the vantage of church property. The book shows how acceptance of confiscation was won, and how theological advice was essential to the success of what is sometimes called a crucial if early stage of confessional ...
Blake R. Beattie
This volume examines a largely overlooked Avignonese legation to Tuscany and the Papal States, and assesses its impact on Avignonese papal policy in Italy.
An examination of the nature of popular government and oligarchy in towns and cities throughout Renaissance Italy, and of the reasons why broadly-based civic governments were losing ground.
Jo Van Steenbergen
This book deals with the socio-political history of the Syro-Egyptian Mamluk Sultanate between 1341 and 1382 CE, providing an unprecedented and intriguing analysis of this period's political culture from three interrelated perspectives: political institutions, individual relationships, and ...
Hassan S. Khalilieh
This work sheds light on the evolution of maritime law in the Mediterranean Sea between 800 and the 1050s, a period in maritime legal history whose gaps contemporary scholars have not attempted to bridge. It may allow scholars a better appreciation of the contribution which Islamic jurisprudence ...
This book examines the tension between social mores and religious activities among the laity in the Italian diocese of Bergamo during the later Middle Ages (1265-c.1400), employing a range of archival sources to illuminate the complexity of late medieval religious culture.
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