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How to Find the Right Argument: Bibliographies and Indexes

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The overwhelming size of Augustine's oeuvre invited mechanisms by which readers could find and organize relevant passages. This chapter examines two prominent search instruments: bibliographies and ... More


Word Studies in the Renaissance

Gabriele Stein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807377
eISBN:
9780191844997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807377.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

The rediscovery of the classical texts of Greek and Latin antiquity, the progress in the sciences, and the immense extension of the geographical knowledge of the world during the Renaissance created ... More


La Croix du Maine’s Bibliotheque (1584)

Neil Kenny

in Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852391
eISBN:
9780191886850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852391.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Two vast surveys of French literary and learned production, both with the title of Bibliotheque, were published in 1584 and 1585, compiled respectively by François Grudé de la Croix du Maine and ... More


Hadrianus Junius’ Nomenclator reconsidered

Gabriele Stein

in Word Studies in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807377
eISBN:
9780191844997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807377.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

The work by the Dutch physician and classical scholar Hadrianus Junius represents another type of Renaissance word study of a pan-European nature. Junius had compiled the Latin vocabulary core of ... More


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