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Published: 28 September 2017

290 Pages


ISBN: 9780198808244

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Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Ages

Prophets and their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism

Brian FitzGerald

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Offers a new narrative of the importance of prophetic inspiration in medieval culture
  • Focuses on significant medieval thinkers such as Hugh of St Victor, Thomas Aquinas, and Peter John Olivi
  • Allows the reader to see the medieval origins of Italian humanism during the Renaissance in its wider historical context
  • Provides narratives which will be of interest to intellectual and religious historians, scholars of medieval literary theory, and scholars of the early Italian Renaissance
  • Based on extensive research using unpublished manuscripts from England, France, and Italy