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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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  • A Companion to Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (fl. 960)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2012
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    • Hrotsvit wrote stories, plays, and histories during the reign of Emperor Otto the Great (962-973). Twelve original essays survey her work, showing historical roots and contexts, Christian values, and a surprisingly modern grappling with questions of identity and female self-realization.
  • A Companion to Ignatius of Loyola
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2014
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    • This volume places Loyola’s life, his writings, and spirituality in a broader context of important late medieval and early modern movements and processes that have been appreciated too little by historians who explored Ignatius more as the colossal icon of the so-called Counterreformation than as a man influenced by the dramatic and revolutionary period in which he lived.
  • A Companion to Juan Luis Vives
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • The Companion contains chapters on Vives's life and writings, including his works on the education of women, relief of the poor, political treatises, works on rhetoric and dialectic, defense of the Christian religion, and later influence.
  • A Companion to Luis de Molina
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2013
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    • Focused on Molina's main works the book offers the first comprehensive synopsis of his partly revolutionary philosophical positions concerning metaphysics of freedom, political philosophy, theory of law and their historical and systematic influence from the 17th century until today.
  • A Companion to Marie de France
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2011
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    • Presenting traditional views alongside new critical approaches, the chapters in this book present fresh perspectives on the poetics of the 12th-century author, Marie de France, the first woman of letters to write in French.
  • A Companion to Marsilius of Padua
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2011
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    • Containing the latest scholarship by an international group of scholars, this book provides an essential guide both to the life and works of Marsilius of Padua as well as to the leading interpretive debates surrounding one of the greatest thinkers of the Latin Middle Ages.
  • A Companion to Meister Eckhart
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2012
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    • Drawing on the latest European Research on Meister Eckhart since 1970, the volume provides a comprehensive rereading of the Life, Works, Career, Trial of Meister Eckhart. Central Philosophical ideas and sources with an account of his preaching, teaching and the reception of his work from the 14th to the 21st century.
  • A Companion to Multiconfessionalism in the Early Modern World
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2011
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    • This volume brings together recent scholarship on early modern multiconfessionalism that challenges accepted notions of reformation, confessionalization, and state-building and suggests a new vision of religions, state, and society in early modern Europe.
  • A Companion to Pastoral Care in the Late Middle Ages (1200-1500)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2010
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    • Using a variety of sources and disciplinary angles, this book shows the many and varied ways in which pastoral care came to play such an important role in the day to day lives of medieval people. 1 volume, 335-page, 17-chapter, English-language survey of study of medieval pastors (priests, bishops, abbots, abbesses, popes, etc.) and their relationship to their respective congregations (1215-1536).
  • A Companion to Paul in the Reformation
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2009
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    • The reception and interpretation of the writings of St Paul in the early modern period forms the subject of this volume. Written by experts in the field, the articles offer a critical overview of current research, and introduce the major themes in Pauline interpretation in the Reformation.
  • A Companion to Reformed Orthodoxy
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2013
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    • An international team of renowned scholars give an oversight of the history and theology of Reformed Orthodoxy (± 1550-1750). The renewed interest in this fascinating period in intellectual history is documented in this Companion.
  • A Companion to Richard Hooker
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2008
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    • Richard Hooker explained and defended the Elizabethan religious and political settlement, and shaped the self-understanding of the Church of England for generations. This Companion offers a comprehensive and systematic introduction to Hooker’s life, works, thought, reputation, and influence.
  • A Companion to Roman Imperialism
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2012
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    • <i>A Companion to Roman Imperialism</i>, written by a distinguished body of scholars, explores Rome’s rise to empire, and its vast historical impact on her subject peoples and, equally momentous, on the Romans themselves, an impact still felt today.
  • A Companion to St. Paul in the Middle Ages
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2012
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    • This volume surveys the interpretation of St. Paul by patristic and medieval exegetes. It also examines the use of Paul by medieval reformers, canon lawyers, and spiritual teachers and Paul’s portrayal in medieval literature and art.
  • A Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: July 2013
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    • The <i>Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797</i> provides a single volume overview of the most recent developments. It is organized thematically and covers a range of topics including political culture, economy, religion, gender, art, literature, music, and the environment. Each chapter provides a broad but comprehensive historical and historiographical overview of the current state and future directions of research.
  • A Companion to Women's Military History
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2012
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    • This volume addresses the changing relationships between women and armed forces from antiquity to the present: eight chapters review the existing literature, an extended picture essay visually documents women’s military work, and eight chapters illustrate more restricted topics.
  • A Companion to the Catholic Enlightenment in Europe
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2010
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    • This book present the first comprehensive overview of the Catholic Enlightenment in Europe by a group of leading international scholars.
  • A Companion to the Eucharist in the Middle Ages
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2011
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    • This volume presents the medieval Eucharist in all its glory combining introductory essays on the liturgy, art, theology, architecture, devotion and theology from the early, high and late medieval periods.
  • A Companion to the Eucharist in the Reformation
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2013
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    • This collection of articles by European and American scholars offers an introduction to the Eucharist in the Reformation, as theology, liturgy, and wellspring for thinking about the relationship between the sensible world and God.
  • A Companion to the Great Western Schism (1378-1417)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2009
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    • This collection presents the broadest range of experiences faced during the Schism, center and periphery, clerical and lay, male and female, Christian and Muslim, theology, including exegesis of Scripture, diplomacy, French literature, reform, art, and finance.

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