Guida Delle Fonti Per La Storia Dell Africa Del Nord Asia E Oceania Nell Archivio Segreto Vaticano

Author: Francesca Di Giovanni
Editor: Archivio Segreto Vaticano
ISBN: 9788885042445
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The Great Popes Through History

Author: Frank J. Coppa
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ISBN: 9780313295331
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A Survey Of The Vatican Archives And Of Its Medieval Holdings

Author: Leonard E. Boyle
Editor: Pims
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Holy See S Archives As Sources For American History Ediz Italiana E Inglese

Author: Kathleen Sprows Cummings
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ISBN: 9788878537378
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Missionary Tropics

Author: Ines G. Županov
Editor: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472114900
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By focusing on the Jesuit missionary discovery of Indian "pagan" Hinduism, Zupanov traces the stages of the Jesuit's disconcerting journey into religious relativism or accommodation. At every point of this Euro-Asian encounter, the emerging Catholic communities attempted to twist and turn their own received religion to fit their various collective and/or individual interests. This turning or "troping" of the Jesuit message into pre-Christian modes of religious expression produced the "tropics" of the title. Drawing upon a variety of sources in Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Latin and Tamil, Missionary Tropics documents the construction of the Indian vernacular Catholicism or "Tropical Catholicism" through a complex layering of missionary religious and social intentions and indigenous responses. By following Galenic humoral medical theory, the Catholic missionaries defined paganism as a natural outgrowth of the hot and humid climate. Reflecting the complex layering of the missionaries' religious and social intentions and the subsequent indigenous responses, this book should be of interest to all those who study religious encounters and are interested in the issues of religious conversion in the early modern world, in India, and elsewhere. Ines Zupanov is Senior Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.

The Portuguese Empire In Asia 1500 1700

Author: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118274024
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Featuring updates and revisions that reflect recent historiography, this new edition of The Portuguese Empire in Asia 1500-1700 presents a comprehensive overview of Portuguese imperial history that considers Asian and European perspectives. Features an argument-driven history with a clear chronological structure Considers the latest developments in English, French, and Portuguese historiography Offers a balanced view in a divisive area of historical study Includes updated Glossary and Guide to Further Reading

Popes Lawyers And Infidels

Author: James Muldoon
Editor: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 1512818194
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Criticism of the way in which Europeans have treated the inhabitants of the non-European world in the course of European expansion has a long history, Three centuries before Christopher Columbus encountered the American Indians, European intellectuals and clergymen had criticized the treatment of the peoples whom the crusaders and other Europeans met as they moved outward from the heartland of European civilization. The connection between the sixteenth-century Spanish writers who criticized the Spanish conquest of the Americas and medieval writers who criticized the behavior of Europeans toward the non-Europeans they encountered on their borders, is more familiar. Yet, their criticism referred back to medieval legal traditions and arguments about the rights of infidels in the face of European expansion. However, it is the increased recognition of the importance of this connection that has inspired much new research in the field of medieval canon law. The most important theorist of what we now call "race relations", in the Middle Ages, was Sinibaldo Fieschi, a distinguished canon-lawyer, who became Pope Innocent IV (1243-54), whose pontificate is the starting point of this study. As a working canon-lawyer and pope, Innocent's work provides an unusual insight into the whole development of Christian-infidel relations, for his work covers those who lived within Christian Europe, those who were recent converts to Christianity, and those who lived beyond the bounds of Christendom. As pope he initiated the Mongol mission, the first attempt to deal with the Mongol threat to Eastern Europe on a diplomatic level, and to convert the Mongols to Christianity. As a lawyer he was also the author of a commentary on the nature of a just war that became the basis for all future discussion of the rights of infidels who lived in the path of European expansion. A wide knowledge of both legal theory and papal practice blended in a single career and it was this union of these two traditions that formed the intellectual background of Vitoria and Las Casas, and the eminent critics who followed them. This is the first complete study of this subject, based upon a careful analysis of papal and legal sources. Papal sources included letters found in papal registers, including the unpublished Vatican Register 62 which contains only letters dealing with the problems raised by infidel societies. The legal sources include commentaries on the basic texts of canon law that bear on the status of infidels, as well as legal opinions written to deal with specific problems involving Christian-infidel relations. Although directed to specialists and students of this period, this work, original in concept and exceptionally well-written, is sure to find a far wider audience. The whole subject is important, and topical too, in view of the current interest in racism and race relations, itself the subject of the author's Appendix.

Disputed Mission

Author: Ines G. Županov
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ISBN: 9780195658828
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Disputed Missions casts a fresh glance at the social and cultural laboratories that were Jesuit missions in pre-colonial South India. By focussing on a dispute between two missionaries in Madurai in the beginning of the seventeenth century, this book chronicles the first efforts at explaining the origin, structure and nature of local religious practices.

The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail

Author: Henry Lincoln
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448183421
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A nineteenth century French priest discovers something in his mountain village at the foot of The Pyrenees which enables him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story - a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago. The author's conclusions are persuasive: at the core is not material riches but a secret - a secret of explosive and controversial proportions, which radiates out from the little Pyrenees village all the way to contemporary politics and the entire edifice of the Christian faith. It involves nothing less than... the Holy Grail.

Italians Of Brisbane

Author: Fabio Baggio
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ISBN: 9789718789117
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The small but tenacious Italian community of Brisbane ... that definition, taken from Il Giornale Italiano of 22 November 1933, is perhaps the one which best clarifies the identity of Italians living in Brisbane between 1870 and 1940. Although that community cannot in any way compare with those of Melbourne and Sydney in size, for tenacity it is second to none. From the beginning, in fact, it consisted of courageous and enterprising people who left a profound mark on the history of the Queensland capital.