A Companion to Juan Luis Vives (Brill's Companions to the by Charles Fantazzi PDF

By Charles Fantazzi

ISBN-10: 9004168540

ISBN-13: 9789004168541

The terribly different oeuvre of Juan Luis Vives, marked via nice erudition and originality, nonetheless continues to be little or no identified within the English-speaking international. This choice of essays considers his lifestyles and the impression of his writings, and examines a few of his leader works. those comprise his books at the schooling of girls and at the aid of the bad, his a number of political writings, and his large encyclopedic treatise, De disciplinis, a accomplished serious and systematic overview of common studying and the country of the educational disciplines in the beginning of the 16th century. next chapters speak about Vives' rules at the soul, particularly his research of the feelings, his contribution to rhetoric and dialectic and a posthumous safety of the Christian faith in discussion shape. participants are Enrique Gonzalez Gonzalez, Catherine Curtis, Peter Mack, Valerio Del Nero, Edward V. George.

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Ashworth, Language and Logic, passim. The best catalogue of sixteenth-century printing in Paris is Inventaire chronologique des éditions parisiennes du XVIe siècle . . d’après les manuscrits de Philippe Renouard, ed. Brigitte Moreau, vol. I, 1501–1510 (Paris, 1972); vol. II, 1511–1520 (Paris, 1977). Some of the editions cited in Joan Lluís Vives, pp. 153–58, went unnoticed by Moreau. 53 54 juan luis vives. works and days 35 another to attract teachers and students to the still young art of printing.

He was the eldest of five children, three girls and another boy, who died around the time of the final trial of his father in December 1522. Both families were merchants by tradition and enjoyed a degree of social status. As with most local conversos, the Vives and March families had been living in Valencia as Christians for over a century, since their ancestors were baptized as a result of the pogroms of 1391. 28 The introduction of the Inquisition into Valencia in 1484 signalled the beginning of persecutions which would culminate with the death of Lluís Vives in 1524, and with the disinterment and burning of Blanca’s bones in front of the cathedral in 1530.

65. L. Vives nos 6–7 (Leiden, 1996–1998), vol. 2, p. 64. 34 De institutione, 2, p. 169. 28 enrique gonzález gonzález fifteenth century. For this reason the eccleasiastical court was almost non-existent. In these circumstances, the promotion of local culture was in the hands of the local magistrates, who were instrumental in the foundation of the University in 1502 and in the development of printing, already present in 1474, and were responsible for further cultural initiatives such as poetic contests and literary circles.

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