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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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  • "And Scripture Cannot Be Broken"
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 1999
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    • An examination of early Christian testimonia collections - authoritative written collections of scriptural excerpts used to support Christian beliefs. The work traces this remarkably unified tradition through the fourth century, arguing that written testimonia are used already in the New Testament.
  • "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.
  • "For My Worthy Freind Mr Franciscus Junius"
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2003
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    • This annotated edition of the correspondence of Francis Junius (1591–1677) offers insight into the life and studies of the father of modern art theory and comparative Germanic philology in the context of his Dutch and English circles.
  • "From a Sacred Source"
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    • Publication Date: September 2010
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    • These papers on the medieval manuscripts of the Cairo Genizah are in honour of Stefan Reif, Professor of Medieval Hebrew at Cambridge University, on the occasion of his retirement after thirty-three years as director of the Genizah Research Unit.
  • "Genizat Germania" - Hebrew and Aramaic Binding Fragments from Germany in Context
    • Type: E-Book
    • 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 Great Ocean of Knowledge"
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    • Publication Date: January 2010
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    • This book explores the way in which, working within the investigative tradition associated with the Royal Society, the philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) used travellers' reports to develop a form of comparative social anthropology which was to inform his major philosophical works.
  • "The Oldest One in Russia"
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2011
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    • Contributing, for instance, to the fields of nationality and borderland studies, this book offers a fascinating study of the process of “writing a worthy past” for the Russian Orthodox monastery of Valaam during the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • "The Tragic Couple"
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2013
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    • The Tragic Couple is the first book length examination of the historical encounters between Jesuits and Jews from the modern period through the twentieth century where a special focus is placed on events leading to the Holocaust.
  • "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>Cáin Lánamna</i>
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    • Publication Date: November 2009
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    • This volume provides a complete English translation of <i>Cáin Lánamna</i> "The Law of Couples," an Old Irish legal text dated to c. 700 which is a major source of information about women, marriage, and divorce in early Ireland.
  • <i>Deus ut tentus vel visus</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2010
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    • This book sheds light on the 13th/14th-century debate about whether beatitude is a reflexive act. It reconstructs this discussion on the basis of the original sources. Furthermore it investigates into hermeneutical matters of medieval text interpretation.
  • <i>Dire l’interdit</i>
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    • Publication Date: January 2010
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    • [The essays gathered in this volume explore church discipline and the Reformed consistory across Europe from the mid-sixteenth through the late eighteenth centuries. They offer imaginative, often unanticipated perspectives on the nature of censure and excommunication. Les articles réunis dans ce volume analysent disciplines ecclésiastiques et consistoires réformés dans toute l'Europe depuis le milieu du XVIe siècle jusqu'à à la fin du XVIIIe siècle. Ils offrent des perspectives novatrices et souvent imprévues sur la nature de la censure et de l'excommunication., The essays gathered in this volume explore church discipline and the Reformed consistory across Europe from the mid-sixteenth through the late eighteenth centuries. They offer imaginative, often unanticipated perspectives on the nature of censure and excommunication. Les articles réunis dans ce volume analysent disciplines ecclésiastiques et consistoires réformés dans toute l'Europe depuis le milieu du XVIe siècle jusqu'à à la fin du XVIIIe siècle. Ils offrent des perspectives novatrices et souvent imprévues sur la nature de la censure et de l'excommunication.]
  • <i>Dispositio</i>: Problematic Ordering in French Renaissance Literature
    • Type: E-Book
    • 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.

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