Dying for the Faith, Killing for the Faith

Old-Testament Faith-Warriors (1 and 2 Maccabees) in Historical Perspective

Edited by Gabriela Signori, University of Konstanz

Status: 
€114,00
$139.00
ISBN13: 
9789004211056
E-ISBN: 
9789004211049
Publication Date: 
January 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 311 pp.
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ISSN: 
0920-8607
Volume: 
206

Hye-Joon Yoon (Yonsei University)

An examination of the language and style of the work to demonstrate Smith’s engagement with the challenges which history and actuality offer to his beliefs in the natural system of liberty.
Series: 
Volume: 
275
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004347908
Expected: 
December 2017
€116,00
$134.00

Anthony Ossa-Richardson (University of Southampton)
Margaret Meserve (University of Notre Dame)

Inspired by Jill Kraye’s many contributions to European intellectual history, this volume presents a diverse collection of studies in Renaissance philosophy and humanism by leading experts in the field.
Series: 
Volume: 
273
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004355019
Expected: 
November 2017
€154,00
$178.00

Teodoro Katinis (Ghent University)

The first study of the rebirth of ancient sophists in Speroni (1500-1588) and the early-modern Italian literature, from Leonardo Bruni to Jacopo Mazzoni.
Series: 
Volume: 
272
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004344303
Expected: 
November 2017
€94,00
$109.00

Edited by Debra Taylor Cashion, Henry Luttikhuizen and Ashley D. West

An anthology of 42 essays by distinguished scholars on current research and methodology in the art history of the late medieval and early modern periods in Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Belgium, written in tribute to Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of the History of Art at the University...
Series: 
Volume: 
271/22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004354104
Expected: 
October 2017
€199,00
$229.00

Suzanne Karr Schmidt

The story of a hands-on genre of prints: how innovative paper engineering redefined the relationship of early modern viewers to art, humanism, and science.
Series: 
Volume: 
270/21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340138
Expected: 
October 2017
€169,00
$195.00

Seonaid Valiant

An examnination of how the Porfirians reinscribed the political meaning of indigenous icons, particularly Aztec, while social scientists, both domestic and international, struggled to establish standards for Mexican archaeology that would undermine such endeavors.
Series: 
Volume: 
269/20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004353985
Expected: 
October 2017
€119,00
$138.00

Atsuko Fukuoka (University of Tokyo and Goethe University Frankfurt)

Tracing Old Testament topoi recurrent in Grotian and Hobbesian discourses on the church-state relationship, Atsuko Fukuoka recontextualizes Spinoza’s Theologico-political Treatise and clarifies its historical import to Dutch debates on religion, state power, and liberty.
Series: 
Volume: 
268
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004322080
Expected: 
November 2017
€138,00
$159.00

Rengenier C. Rittersma

Why and how did the Count of Egmont (1522-1568) become a mythical figure in European culture? This book explains and also provides a methodological instrument for the reading of similar historical myths.
Series: 
Volume: 
266
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270831
Expected: 
August 2017
€166,00
$192.00

Thomas G. Hendrickson

The De Bibliothecis of Justus Lipsius was the first monograph on library history. In Ancient Libraries and Renaissance Humanism, Hendrickson presents a critical edition with introductory studies, a Latin text, English translation, and a substantial historical commentary.
Series: 
Volume: 
265/20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004338166
E-ISBN: 
9789004338173
Publication date: 
February 2017
€137,00
$158.00

Edited by Federica Ciccolella and Luigi Silvano

Twelve specialists examine the dissemination of Greek studies and its cultural impact in various areas of early modern Europe from the fifteenth to the early sixteenth century
Series: 
Volume: 
264
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004338036
E-ISBN: 
9789004338043
Publication date: 
March 2017
€149,00
$172.00

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