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  • Aristotle in Coimbra

    The Cursus Conimbricensis and the education at the College of Arts

    By Cristiano Casalini

    Aristotle in Coimbra is the first book to cover the history of both the College of Arts in Coimbra and its most remarkable cultural product, the Cursus Conimbricensis, examining early Jesuit pedagogy as performed in one of the most important colleges run by the Society of Jesus in the sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Edmund Campion

    Memory and Transcription

    By Gerard Kilroy

    The death of Edmund Campion in 1581 marked a disjunction between the world of printed untruth and private, handwritten, truth in early modern England. Gerard Kilroy traces the circulation of manuscripts connected with Campion to reveal a fascinating network that not only stretched from the Court to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09 
    Routledge

  • Entering a Clerical Career at the Roman Curia, 1458–1471

    By Kirsi Salonen, Jussi Hanska

    Building on recent revisionist histories of the quality and ability of the late medieval clergy, this is a comprehensive survey of the ordinations of priests at the Roman curia during the pontificates of Pius II (1458-1464) and Paul II (1464-1471). This period has often been presented as one of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice

    English 'Singing Psalms' and Scottish 'Psalm Buiks', c. 1547-1640

    By Timothy Duguid

    During the Reformation, the Book of Psalms became one of the most well-known books of the Bible. This was particularly true in Britain, where people of all ages, social classes and educational abilities memorized and sang poetic versifications of the psalms. Those written by Thomas Sternhold and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Altarpieces and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni

    By Pamela M. Jones

    A social history of reception, this study focuses on sacred art and Catholicism in Rome during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The five altarpieces examined here were painted by artists who are admired today - Caravaggio, Guercino, and Guido Reni - and by the less renowned but once…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Seventeenth-Century Flemish Garland Paintings

    Still Life, Vision, and the Devotional Image

    By Susan Merriam

    Focusing on three celebrated northern European still life painters”Jan Brueghel, Daniel Seghers, and Jan Davidsz. de Heem”this book examines the emergence of the first garland painting in 1607-1608, and its subsequent transformation into a widely collected type of devotional image, curiosity, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England

    Gender and Self-Definition in an Emergent Writing Culture

    By Kate Narveson

    Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England studies how immersion in the Bible among layfolk gave rise to a non-professional writing culture, one of the first instances of ordinary people taking up the pen as part of their daily lives. Kate Narveson examines the development of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England

    Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony

    By Michael Gaudio

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Papal Justice in the Late Middle Ages

    The Sacra Romana Rota

    By Kirsi Salonen

    This is a study of the history and function of the highest ecclesiastical tribunal, the Sacra Romana Rota, from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. Despite its importance for Christendom and in contrast with other important papal offices, the activity of the Rota has never been thoroughly…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Juan de Valdés and the Italian Reformation

    By Massimo Firpo

    Juan de Valdés played a pivotal role in the febrile atmosphere of sixteenth-century Italian religious debate. Fleeing his native Spain after the publication in 1529 of a book condemned by the Spanish Inquisition, he settled in Rome as a political agent of the emperor Charles V and then in Naples,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • The Singing of the Strasbourg Protestants, 1523-1541

    By Daniel Trocme-Latter

    Music was, in some form or another, a pastime enjoyed by all in sixteenth-century society, and a fundamental part of their lives. It was both through the use of music and partly as a result of its existence that many religious changes occurred during the Reformation. This book explores the part…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Public Religious Disputation in England, 1558–1626

    By Joshua Rodda

    With a focus on England from the accession of Elizabeth I to the mid-1620s, this book examines the practice of direct, scholarly disputation between fundamentally opposing and oftentimes antagonistic Catholic, Protestant and nonconformist puritan divines. Introducing a form of discourse hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge

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