Characters of the Inquisition

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Picot Press #ad - His educational background included a B. A. Walsh received an honorary Litt. D. From Fordham University. Yet, this is not simply a one-sided study of catholic churchmen, as he uses the first chapter of the book to demonstrate that Moses was forerunner of the Inquisition and later in the book he devotes analysis to some of the sixteenth century victims.

This book is essential reading for anyone who is interested in the history of the Christianity and wishes to understand more of the history of the Inquisition from a Catholic perspective. William thomas Walsh was a historian, educator and author. His book characters of the Inquisition was first published in 1940 and he passed away in 1949.

Characters of the Inquisition #ad - Heralded for his uncompromising devotion to truth and accuracy, Walsh's frank retelling of many sensitive but nevertheless historical events elicited both acclaim as well as personal attacks. Walsh's work was set apart by its well-researched, documented, and faithful account of history. From yale University 1913.

The inquisition is one of the most infamous institutions that has ever existed with the Catholic Church. But what was the inquisition?who created this institution of Catholic Church?Why did the Inquisition develop such a notorious reputation and was that justified?William Thomas Walsh’s fascinating book Characters of the Inquisition is a radical re-evaluation of the Inquisition.

Through the course of the book he uncovers how Protestant history and historians have shaped the way we think of Catholicism and the Catholic Church. The main figures that walsh uses to demonstrate the Inquisition through the medieval and early modern periods include Pope Gregory IX, Cardinal Ximines, Nicholas Eymeric, Bernard Gui, Torquemada, and Llorente.

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A History of Medieval Spain

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Cornell University Press #ad - He gives proper attention to spain's contacts with the rest of the medieval world, but his main concern is with the events and institutions on the peninsula itself. Likely to become the standard work in english, the book treats the entire Iberian Peninsula and all the people who inhabited it, from the coming of the Visigoths in the fifth century to the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella.

. O'callaghan focuses on the continuing attempts to impose political unity on the peninsula. O'callaghan divides his story into five compact historical periods and discusses political, economic, social, and cultural developments in each period. By treating states together, he is able to put into proper perspective the relationships among them, their similarities and differences, and the continuity of development from one period to the next.

A History of Medieval Spain #ad - Integrating a wealth of information about the diverse peoples, and customs that flourished in the states that are now Spain and Portugal, institutions, religions, Joseph F. Illustrations, as well as by medievalists, and an extensive bibliography round out a book that will be welcomed by scholars and student of Spanish and Portuguese history and literature, maps, genealogical charts, as the fullest account to date of Spanish history in the Middle Ages.

Medieval spain is brilliantly recreated, in all its variety and richness, in this comprehensive survey.

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Richard the Third: The Great Debate

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The best biography of Richard III that has been written. A. Rowse, chicago tribunepaul murray kendall's masterful account of the life of England's King Richard III has remained the standard biography of this controversial figure. L.

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The Life of Sir Thomas More

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Introduction to the Bible

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TAN Books #ad - Also gives an introduction to each of the Bible's 72 books, with well-chosen Scriptural passages from most of the books that render a representative example of what they are like and about. First published in 1932, it is nevertheless not dated; the information contained here remains as valid as the traditional Catholic teaching it presents.

This book includes the true meaning of Inspiration, guidelines to understanding the Bible and the Church's role as the Bible's official interpreter.

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The Ballad of the White Horse with Biographical Introduction

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Murder in the Cathedral

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Mariner Books #ad - Eliot's verse dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in T. T. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith, and the common good, politics, T. Eliot's play bolstered his reputation as the most significant poet of his time.

S. S. Eliot's best-known drama, based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170 S.

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The History of Medieval Europe

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Landgrave Books #ad - His book the history of medieval Europe was first published in 1917 and he passed away in 1965. Counter to swiss historian jacob burckhardt who argued that the Italian Renaissance was a separate phase, social, Thorndike believed that most of the political, moral and religious phenomena which are commonly defined as Renaissance seemed to be almost equally characteristic of Italy at any time from the twelfth to the eighteenth centuries.

. This is due to the fact that “the modern interest in that national state has usually been carried too far in the study of the Middle Ages. In 410 alaric, king of the Visigoths, sacked the city of Rome. Never again would the Roman Empire regain complete control over the western half of Europe. Yet, this would not be the civilization in Europe.

After a brief period of anarchy and turmoil various nations across the continent rose up and forged new ideas and identities that not only drew upon the classical past but upon them and developed them far more than their Roman and Greek forebears could envisage. Lynn thorndike’s remarkable book the history of Medieval Europe explores the development of Europe and its civilization, from the decline of the Roman Empire to the opening of the sixteenth century.

At the outset of the book, thorndike explains, england, such as France, that the general plan is to treat medieval Europe as a whole rather than to give the respective histories of individual nations, Germany, and Italy. Local division, not national unity and central government, is surely the striking feature through most of the medieval centuries.

The History of Medieval Europe #ad - Through the course of the book thorndike uncovers many fascinating subjects and themes, how feudalism developed, the Islamic invasions of the eighth century, Charlemagne and the creation of the Holy Roman Empire, the conflicts between Papacy and Emperors, the expansion of merchant trade and how it was dominated by guilds, including the emergence of Christianity as the dominant religion of the continent, up to the emergence of the Renaissance.

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Le Cid and The Liar

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Mariner Books #ad - Richard wilbur’s translations of the great French dramas have been a boon to acting troupes, students of French literature and history, and theater lovers. Taking us back to the time he portrays as well as the time of his greatest success as a playwright, they remind us that the delights to be found on the French stage are truly ageless.

These two plays, together in one volume, work in perfect tandem to showcase the breadth of Corneille’s abilities. He continues this wonderful work with two plays from pierre corneille: le cid is corneille’s most famous play, set in France and dealing with love, which ends, a tragedy set in Seville that illuminates the dangers of being bound by honor and the limits of romantic love; The Liar is a farce, of course, misperceptions, and downright falsifications, happily ever after.

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The Song of Roland

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Print On Demand #ad - Presents the classical epic, glorifying the heroism of Charlemagne in the 778 battle between the Franks and the Moors. Presents the classical epic, glorifying the heroism of Charlemagne in the 778 battle between the Franks and the Moors.

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Beowulf Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Gordon. Written ten centuries ago, a young nobleman of the Geats, it celebrates the character and exploits of Beowulf, a people of southern Sweden. Beowulf first rescues the royal house of denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage.

Originally written in Old English verse, it is presented here in an authoritative prose translation by R. One of the most universally studied of the English classics, Beowulf is considered the finest heroic poem in Old English. The poem combines mythical elements, christian and pagan sensibilities, and actual historical figures and events in a narrative that ranges from vivid descriptions of fierce fighting and detailed portrayals of court life to earnest considerations of social and moral dilemmas.

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