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<p>Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). </p> <p>Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.</p>

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  • "Be Sober and Reasonable"
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    • Publication Date: September 2000
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    • This book analyses the theological, medical and scientific critique of “enthusiasm” — claims to direct divine inspiration — in early modern Europe, and the contribution of that critique to a more secular culture on the eve of the Enlightenment.
  • "Genizat Germania" - Hebrew and Aramaic Binding Fragments from Germany in Context
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    • Publication Date: March 2010
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    • This volume presents the discovery of several hundred new Hebrew and Aramaic manuscript fragments in Germany. It is a collection of conference papers that discuss the historical, paleographical, and cultural significance of these fragments. It is the first in a series of studies of similar findings in Europe.
  • "The" Fifth Modality
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    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • This book introduces a theoretical perspective for distinguishing all mass societies’ persons, situations, and cultures in accordance with four modalities (e.g., ability for most U.S. citizens, necessity for most Scandinavians, obligation for most Japanese, and permission for most Arabs)
  • "Without Any Doubt"
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    • Publication Date: June 2011
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    • This book collects eight articles on the thought and method of Gersonides (Provence, 1288-1344). They deal with: his methods of inquiry and composition; his use of introductions; his method in the supercommentaries on Averroes; and his methods of biblical exegesis.
  • <i>A Letter on the Principles of Justness and Decency, Containing a Defence of the Treatise</i> De Cive <i>of the Learned Mr Hobbes</i>
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    • Publication Date: January 2013
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    • <i>The Letter on the Principles of Justness and Decency</i> (1651) by Lambert van Velthuysen deduces the nature of virtue and vice and the right to punish crimes from the Hobbesian principle of self-preservation.
  • Open Access <i>Adat Atjèh</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 1958
  • <i>Akrasia</i> in Greek Philosophy
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    • Publication Date: April 2007
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    • The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek philosophy (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Plotinus).
  • <i>Aposynagōgos</i> and the Historical Jesus in John
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2013
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    • In <i>Aposynagōgos and the Historical Jesus in John</i>, Bernier argues that the Johannine expulsion passages could plausibly describe events that occurred during Jesus' lifetime.
  • <i>Aurora</i> (<i>Morgen Röte im auffgang</i>, 1612) and <i>Fundamental Report</i> (<i>Gründlicher Bericht, Mysterium Pansophicum</i>, 1620)</i>
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    • Publication Date: November 2013
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    • Jacob Boehme’s beautiful and influential Aurora (1612) with an English translation opposite its source. Commentary on themes and concepts sheds light on the work and its impact on poetry, philosophy, and mystical religion. The volume includes Boehme's Fundamental Report (1620).
  • <i>Collegia Centonariorum</i>: The Guilds of Textile Dealers in the Roman West
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2009
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    • Based on a thorough examination of the epigraphic, legal, and literary sources on the collegia centonariorum, this volume offers a new understanding of their origins, functions, organizations, and social and legal status in the Roman Empire from the first century BC to fourth century AD.
  • <i>Dispositio</i>: Problematic Ordering in French Renaissance Literature
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    • Publication Date: November 2007
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    • Drawing on the classical concept of rhetorical <i>dispositio</i>, this study gives new interpretations of a number of literary texts of the French Renaissance (Rabelais, Du Bellay, Montaigne and others). The often problematic ordering of these texts is studied from a variety of perspectives, historical, theoretical and cultural.
  • <i>Em nome de Deus</i>: The Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499
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    • Publication Date: June 2009
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    • Based on historiographical changes over the last century, this new edited edition of the Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama to India (1497-1499) provides the first English translation of this important expedition in more than a century.
  • <i>Empsychoi Logoi</i> — Religious Innovations in Antiquity
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2008
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    • The contributions to this volume all deal with the crucial problem of change in the religious traditions of the ancient world. They range from broad overviews to detailed case-studies, discussing examples from Greek, Roman, Jewish, Christian and Manichaean literature.
  • <i>Kabuki</i> at the Crossroads
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    • Publication Date: April 2013
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    • Samuel L. Leiter's <i>Kabuki at the Crossroads</i> is a thorough account of Japan's most famous traditional theatre as it struggled to survive in the maelstrom of post-Occupation Japan's rapidly changing entertainment world.
  • <i>Laus Platonici Philosophi</i>
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    • Publication Date: July 2011
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    • This collection of essays presents new work on the Renaissance philosopher Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) which explores aspects of Ficino’s own thought and the sources which he used, and traces his influence on the philosophy of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
  • <i>Live unnoticed</i>
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    • Publication Date: June 2007
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    • This book casts new light on Epicurus' famous ideal of an 'unnoticed life' (lathe biosas). It also shows how this ideal was received during the later history of Epicureanism and how it occasionally occurs in ancient Latin poetry.
  • <i>Mysterium Magnum</i>: Michelangelo's Tondo Doni
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2008
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    • [Drawing on the fifteenth century theology of Saint Joseph, classical visual sources, Ficino’s commentary on the <i>Phaedrus</i> and <i>Symposium</i>, and Dante’s <i>rime petrose</i>, this book interprets Michelangelo’s Tondo Doni as a model of Ephesians’ ‘great sacrament’ of marriage for the new Florentine republic., Drawing on the fifteenth century theology of Saint Joseph, classical visual sources, Ficino’s commentary on the <i>Phaedrus</i> and <i>Symposium</i>, and Dante’s <i>rime petrose</i>, this book interprets Michelangelo’s Tondo Doni as a model of Ephesians’ ‘great sacrament’ of marriage for the new Florentine republic.]
  • <i>Parthenope</i>, The Interplay of Ideas in Vergilian Bucolic
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2012
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    • The poet-herdsmen of Vergil’s <i>Eclogues</i> employ differing strategies for coping with acute loss, whether external (e.g. land dispossession) or internal (amatory rejection). The interplay of ideas latent in several of their songs is typically framed in terms of Epicurean concepts.
  • <i>Petronius Rediuiuus</i> et Helias Tripolanensis
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2007
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    • This book gathers, for the first time, all the extracts (often long) surviving from otherwise lost works of Elias of Thriplow, thirteenth century English schoolmaster. Texts include so-called <i>Petronius Rediuiuus</i>, a collection of stories and essays reflecting the language of spicy Petronius.
  • <i>Polis</i> and Personification in Classical Athenian Art
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2011
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    • Ancient Greek artists pioneered in the allegorical use of personifications of political ideas, events, places, institutions, and peoples in visual arts. This book surveys and interprets these personifications within the intellectual and political climate of the golden age of Athens.

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