Ut pictura amor

The Reflexive Imagery of Love in Artistic Theory and Practice, 1500-1700

Edited by Walter Melion (Emory University), Joanna Woodall (Courtauld Institute), and Michael Zell (Boston University)

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€249,00
$287.00
ISBN13: 
9789004346451
E-ISBN: 
9789004346468
Publication Date: 
November 2017
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xli, 770 pp.; 275 color illustrations
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ISSN: 
1568-1181
Volume: 
48

Edited by Giuseppe Marcocci, Wietse de Boer, Aliocha Maldavsky and Ilaria Pavan

Space and Conversion in Global Perspective examines conversion in connection with spatial setting, mobility, and interiority. The approach is global and encompasses multiple religions. Conversion emerges as a powerful force of early modern globalization.
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280625
E-ISBN: 
9789004280632
Publication date: 
October 2014
€124,00
$157.00

Edited by Walter S. Melion, Bret Rothstein and Michel Weemans

Anthropomorphism closely relates to early modern notions of analogy and microcosm. Exploring the tension inherent in such notions, the essays in this volume address the contradictions and tensions, between magical and rational, speculative and practical thought, that anthropomorphism entails.
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261709
E-ISBN: 
9789004275034
Publication date: 
November 2014
€156,00
$198.00

Edited by Walter S. Melion, James Clifton, and Michel Weemans

Exegesis, as theologians and historians of art, religion, and literature, have come increasingly to acknowledge, has traditionally utilized visual devices of all kinds. This volume examines the many ways in which images functioned as instruments of scriptural hermeneutics in early modern Europe.
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Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262003
E-ISBN: 
9789004262010
Publication date: 
March 2014
€280,00
$336.00

Edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel and Paul J. Smith

This volume tries to map out the intriguing amalgam of different, partly conflicting approaches that shaped early modern zoology. It demonstrates that theology and philology played a pivotal role in the complex formation of this new science.
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268234
E-ISBN: 
9789004279179
Publication date: 
October 2014
€144,00
$183.00

Edited by Kathryn Murphy and Anita Traninger

Tracing its emergence in various fields, the contributions in this volume demonstrate how the notion of impartiality is intimately implicated in epochal early modern shifts in epistemology and science, religious and political discourse, print culture, and scholarship.
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Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260832
E-ISBN: 
9789004260849
Publication date: 
October 2013
€170,00
$203.00

Edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel

Erasmus was one of the most widely read and controversial authors of the...
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Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255623
E-ISBN: 
9789004255630
Publication date: 
August 2013
€123,00
$144.00

Edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel

Early modern commentaries on the classics shaped not only school and university education, but cultural life in the broadest sense, including politics, religion, health care, geographical discoveries, and even segments of life seemingly far removed from scholarship, such as warfare and engineering.
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Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260771
E-ISBN: 
9789004260788
Publication date: 
November 2013
€170,00
$203.00

Edited by Catrien Santing, Barbara Baert and Anita Traninger

Discussing medieval and early modern 'disembodied heads' this collection questions the why and how of the primacy of the head in the bodily hierarchy during the premodern period. On the basis of beliefs, mythologies and traditions concerning the head, they come to an ‘cultural anatomy’ of the head.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253544
E-ISBN: 
9789004253551
Publication date: 
July 2013
€141,00
$174.00

Edited by Heiko Damm, Michael Thimann, and Claus Zittel

Based on the history of knowledge, the contributions to this volume elucidate various aspects of how, in the early modern period, artists’ education, knowledge, reading and libraries were related to the ways in which they presented themselves
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004242234
E-ISBN: 
9789004242241
Publication date: 
December 2012
€153,00
$193.00

Edited by Wietse de Boer and Christine Göttler

This interdisciplinary volume examines the role of sensation in the religious transformations of early modern Europe. Sensation was both central to the doctrinal disputes of the Reformation and critical in shaping new or reformed devotional practices.
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236349
E-ISBN: 
9789004236653
Publication date: 
November 2012
€188,00
$239.00

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