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Friar, Reformer, and Renaissance Scholar: Life and Work of Giles of Vitebo, 1469-1532 (Hardcover)
Friar, Reformer, and Renaissance Scholar: Life and Work of Giles of Vitebo, 1469-1532
 
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By Francis X. Martin
Year: 1992
Pages: 424
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 094149151X

Product Code: 1437978010

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Giles was born in Viterbo in 1469 and entered the Augustinian monastery there in June 1488. He ws aged eighteen and had completed his studies of humanities and a course in philosophy. Giles remains a special source for understanding certain aspects of the Renaissance. He played many roles -- orator at the papal court, reforming prior general of the Augustinians, synthesizer -- almost syncretizer -- of certain strains of Renaissance culture. He left behind a large body of work, ranging from practical directives as superior general of a major religious order to the most abstruse speculation on theologoical, historical, and other subjects. Almost every literary genre is represented. This volume contains a revised form of Francis X. Martinís important Cambridge dissertation on Giles, plus suporting materials in the appendices prepared by other scholars. In shrink wrap.

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