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The Reform of the Reich and the Church, c.1490–1519

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The reign of Maximilian I was crucial in the development of the early modern constitution of the Reich. The political reform process was, however, part of a wider reform movement that also aspired to ... More


Indulgences and the crusade against the Turks

Normal Housley

in Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199227051
eISBN:
9780191746031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers the most important feature of crusading's devotional and economic impact, the distribution of indulgences in exchange for financial contributions. In the first place, it ... More


6. Who Saved the Jewish Books?

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the complex legal maneuvers undertaken to oppose and support the imperial mandates authorizing confiscation. It offers a new reconstruction and interpretation of the actual ... More


5. Johannes Pfefferkorn and the Campaign against Jews

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the attempt, which began in 1509, to promote conversion by confiscating Jewish books. Supported by the Franciscan and Dominican Orders as well as the University of Cologne, ... More


Relay and Delay

Shira Brisman

in Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226354750
eISBN:
9780226354897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354897.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Focusing on an unfinished, imperially commissioned print project, Maximilian’s Triumphal Chariot, Chapter Three describes the complex chain of letters surrounding this collaboration and Dürer’s ... More


Giangaleazzo's Investiture and its Legacy

Jane Black

in Absolutism in Renaissance Milan: Plenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565290
eISBN:
9780191721861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565290.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Three describes the Milanese dukes' desire for imperial recognition of their right to absolute powers, beginning with Giangaleazzo Visconti, created duke in 1395. Plenitude of power itself ... More


Reconstruction and Anti-imperialism: The United States and Mexico

Don H. Doyle

in United States Reconstruction across the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056418
eISBN:
9780813058221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056418.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In chapter 2, Don Doyle shows how, for Americans and Mexicans, the regime of Emperor Maximilian I represented an extension of the same concepts underlying the Confederacy. Not accidentally, when the ... More


The Message in Transit

Shira Brisman

in Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226354750
eISBN:
9780226354897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354897.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Describing the official postal system established by emperor Maximilian I in 1490, Chapter Two argues that in the earliest decades of the imperial postal system, the representation of messengers ... More


On Whether the Venetians Should Ally with the King of the Romans or Stick to the Alliance with the King of France

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the delicate position that the Venetians had found themselves in during the spring of 1507. At the time, Maximilian I, King of the Romans, was getting ready to pass into Italy ... More


Roman Renewal after the Fall

Edward J. Watts

in The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190076719
eISBN:
9780190076740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076719.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Greek-speaking Romans writing after the fall of Constantinople soon abandoned hope of a final Roman renewal. Some, like Laonikos Chalkokondyles, looked to a renewed Hellenism that would reassert ... More


Napoléon III’s “Grand Design” and the Confederacy

Stève Sainlaude

in France and the American Civil War: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649948
eISBN:
9781469649962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649948.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1862, Napoleon III sent an expeditionary force to occupy Mexico with the aim of establishing a Latin and Catholic empire in the region as part of his “Grand Design” for the Americas. The American ... More


Preferences, Opportunities, and Constraints

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Machiavelli on International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199673698
eISBN:
9780191803680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673698.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents four texts. The first is an excerpt from a letter to Giovanni Ridolfi, dated June 12, 1506, where Machiavelli assesses Maximilian I’s intention to descend into Italy. The second ... More


The Great Powers Compared

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Machiavelli on International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199673698
eISBN:
9780191803680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673698.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents excerpts from An Account of the Affairs of France and The Empire. The first excerpt describes the power of the Crown and the King of France. In 1507, German Emperor Maximilian I ... More


Inseverable Ties with Austria and Spain

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter studies how not everybody believed that King James would break off negotiations with the Spanish, not least Maximilian I, Duke of Bavaria, now ruler of the Upper Palatinate. The duke was ... More


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