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kritisch ediert von Dagmar Gottschall
The edition of the "Geistbuch", a Middle High German treatise on the Christian path to perfection from the first half of the 14th century, which also circulated in the Netherlands, gives insights into vernacular theological discussions from the time of the trial against Meister Eckhart. Die ...
This biography of Stephen Langton, the Parisian master of theology and archbishop of Canterbury (1207-1228), focuses on his political commitment as a prelate in a period of considerable crisis and upheaval in England, and establishes Langton’s substantial contribution to the making of the Magna ...
This study is the first comprehensive treatment of the way Marsilius of Padua (1270/1290–1342), a seminal political thinker of the Late Middle Ages, elaborated on Aristotle’s political thought in articulating his political theory.
Herausgegeben von Gudrun Litz, Heidrun Munzert und Roland Liebenberg
The history of belief, piety, and theology (Frömmigkeitsgeschichte) has long stood in the center of Erlangen church historian Berndt Hamm’s research interest. Inspired by his work, scholars from Europe and the U.S. have produced this interdisciplinary volume covering topics from the early Middle ...
This study considers the medieval reception of Aristotle’s philosophy of marriage. It provides an important contribution to research on both the medieval reception of Aristotle and the history of marriage.
Focusing on Possidius' Vita Augustini the author examines one of the most important hagiographical 'subgenres' in late antiquity, the episcopal biography, its precedents in antiquity - above all the hellenistic lives of philosophers - and its development up to the 9th century.
This book sheds light on the 13th/14th-century debate about whether beatitude is a reflexive act. It reconstructs this discussion on the basis of the original sources. Furthermore it investigates into hermeneutical matters of medieval text interpretation.
Herausgegeben von Martin Kaufhold
This volume brings together principal reflections on the phenomenon of political theory in the age of scholasticism with focussed case studies of prominent authors and their work. It thus presents a vivid profile of the current discussion about political theory in the later Middle Ages.
Herausgegeben von Falk Eisermann, Eva Schlotheuber und Volker Honemann
This volume contains 11 contributions by literary historians, art historians, historians and archaeologists. They open up mostly unknown or unstudied sources for the culture of nunneries in the late Middle Ages (texts, works of art and buildings). Examples from Germany, Switzerland and England ...
This book is in the first instance a commentary on the Syncategoremata of the English logician William of Sherwood (13th century). It is the first commentary on this treatise in German. The tract is furthermore placed in its context in the history of the study of syncategorematic words.
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