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Edited by Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz, Leiden University, and Stuart Jenks, University of Erlangen
The Hanse in Medieval and Early Modern Europe discusses new research on this unique organization of towns and traders, and places the findings in the broader context of European economic, legal and social history.
Studying the presence of grace in Augustine's sermones ad populum preached during the period of the Pelagian controversy, this book eplores the anthropological-ethical perspective of his doctrine of grace and indicates the continuity in his reflections on grace and human freedom.
Teresa de Cartagena's distinctive writing locates her place in a line of European women intellectuals, presenting an indispensible dialogue among her peers of the early modern age. Tracing her predecessors’ achievements, we can appreciate the multifaceted characteristics of Teresa's writings.
Maximilian Schuh, Universität Göttingen
Aneignungen des Humanismus locates the adoption and application of new educational ideas within the social, economic and institutional framework of the late medieval University of Ingolstadt.
Up to 1471 the universities of the Roman curia and of Rome (and Avignon as well) were Law Universities of the South-European type. Scholars from all over Europe flocked in to study Law in theory, to gain professional practice at the curia and bring back academic grades.
Edited by William J. Courtenay and Eric D. Goddard
This edition of the numerous supplications from members of the University of Paris for papal benefice support during the pontificate of the Avignon pope Clement VII (1378-1394) provides important documentation on Parisian scholars and papal beneficial policy in the early years of the Papal Schism.
Investigating the interaction and tension between Swedish and canonical marriage formation, and the later Lutheran influence, the book offers a case study of marriage formation as a process and the mechanisms of legal reception in medieval and Reformation Sweden.
Drawing rigorously from fresh manuscript research this book provides a new reference tool for more than a century of the history of medieval canon law literature which will be indispensable for everybody working in this or related fields.
David L. Sheffler
Through a detailed reconstruction of schooling in late medieval Regensburg, this book provides fresh insights into the complex cultural, political, and institutional contexts in which the educational expansion of the late Middle Ages took place.
This book argues that during the Middle Ages there was a pillaging problem attached to ecclesiastical interregna, that the nature of ecclesiastical elections contributed to the problem, and the problem in turn contributed to the initiation of the Great Western Schism.
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