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: 
€110,00
$136.00
ISBN13: 
9789004211056
E-ISBN: 
9789004211049
Publication Date: 
January 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 311 pp.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
0920-8607
Volume: 
206

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
Expected: 
March 2017
€149,00
$172.00

Angela Cerasuolo. Translated by Helen Glanville.

A study on the technique of painting through cross-analysis of literary texts by Leonardo, Vasari, Armenini, Borghini, Lomazzo and works of art, examining some significant paintings in the Capodimonte Museum, Naples.
Series: 
Volume: 
262/17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004314870
Expected: 
January 2017
€179,00
$215.00

Robin Raybould

Raybould's The Sibyl Series of the Fifteenth Century examines the change that occurred in representations of the sibyls during the early Renaissance, representations intended to provide new witness by these pagan prophetesses to the universality of the Christian message.
Series: 
Volume: 
261/16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004332140
Publication date: 
November 2016
€118,00
$142.00

Edited by Steven J. Reid and David McOmish

The first detailed examination of the vibrant culture of literature produced by Scots in Latin in the late-sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
260
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004330719
Publication date: 
October 2016
€139,00
$167.00

Tamás Demeter

Tamás Demeter discusses the relation of Hume’s philosophy to the methods, language and outlook of Newton-inspired Scottish physiology and chemistry.
Series: 
Volume: 
259
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004327313
Publication date: 
September 2016
€115,00
$138.00

Shulamit Furstenberg-Levi

In The Accademia Pontaniana: A Model of a Humanist Network Shulamit Furstenberg-Levi explores the intellectual networks which developed around the fifteenth century humanist Pontano. She applies recent sociological theory to investigate links between the various Italian humanist circles.
Series: 
Volume: 
258
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305939
E-ISBN: 
9789004324282
Publication date: 
July 2016
€116,00
$139.00

Annet den Haan

Giannozzo Manetti’s New Testament offers an edition and analysis of the Latin translation of the Greek New Testament made at the Vatican court by the fifteenth-century humanist Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459).
Series: 
Volume: 
257/19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323742
E-ISBN: 
9789004324374
Publication date: 
September 2016
€199,00
$239.00

By Pierre Bayle, Translated, edited, and introduced by Michael W. Hickson

Dialogues of Maximus and Themistius is the first English translation of Pierre Bayle’s last book, Entretiens de Maxime et de Thémiste (1707), in which Bayle defends his skeptical writings on the problem of evil against Jean Le Clerc and Isaac Jaquelot.
Series: 
Volume: 
256/18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004321410
E-ISBN: 
9789004321434
Publication date: 
June 2016
€178,00
$214.00

Daniel Fulco

In Exuberant Apotheoses: Italian Frescoes in the Holy Roman Empire, Daniel Fulco offers a vivid account of large-scale Italian frescoes that embellished eighteenth-century German baroque palaces and expressed noble patrons’ claim to princely power and political authority during the Enlightenment.
Series: 
Volume: 
255/15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308046
E-ISBN: 
9789004308053
Publication date: 
March 2016
€181,00
$234.00

Edited by Tamara Smithers

Michelangelo in the New Millennium addresses the mobility and flexibility of Michelangelo’s art regarding placement and intention, considers the artist’s late papal painting commissions, and probes deeper into his early religious works.
Series: 
Volume: 
254/14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004313620
E-ISBN: 
9789004313637
Publication date: 
March 2016
€110,00
$142.00

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