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Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller’s dictionary of French Renaissance poets represents forty years of erudition. This authoritative eight-volume work of over five hundred poets provides essential biographic...
« Qu’a fait l’action génitale aux hommes, si naturelle, si nécessaire, et si juste, pour n’en oser parler sans vergogne », s’indigne Montaigne qui ne se prive pas, quant à lui, de mettre la pudeur au service de l’économie sensuelle de son œuvre...
This ninth volume of the registers of the Consistory of Geneva (1554) is noticeably longer than those for the three previous years, a reflection of the intensification of the on-going conflicts that Calvin and the Consistory had with the self-proclaimed Enfants de Genève...
Jacques Cujas emerged as a leading representative of legal humanism in the sixteenth century. Throughout his career, Cujas embraced the humanist movement by developing the historical method to its highest level...
The present collection of articles examines translation and translators from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, shedding light on the essential importance of historicity and subjectivity...
Nicolas Bérauld played a very important role in the development of Parisian humanism at the beginning of the sixteenth century. He was not, as his friends and model Erasmus and Guillaume Budé, a spiritual thinker or a "political activist "...
Sixteenth-century Parisian printer-booksellers published about a hundred works in Italian. This editorial activity, mostly the work of Italian members of the royal entourage and Italian-speaking Frenchmen, illustrates the protection that the kings of France...
This is the first critical edition of a hitherto unpublished sixteenth-century Venetian trial for heresy. The defendant was a young noblewoman in the northeastern area of the Republic of Venice. Her two-year trial is very interesting, for several reasons...
These collected texts explore the nature and polysemy of Renaissance judicial decisions, including their literary character and sources.