The problem of sovereignty in the later Middle Ages : the Papal monarchy with Augustinus Triumphus and the publicists (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The problem of sovereignty in the later Middle Ages : the Papal monarchy with Augustinus Triumphus and the publicists

The problem of sovereignty in the later Middle Ages : the Papal monarchy with Augustinus Triumphus and the publicists

Author: Michael Wilks
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008. ©1963
Series: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought., New series ;, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sovereignty has always been an important concept in political thought, and at no time in European history was it more important than during the perplexed conditions of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Universal government was a fading dream, giving way to the new conception of the national state and the whole basis of political thought was being reoriented by the influx of Aristotelian ideas. Dr. Wilks's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wilks
ISBN: 9780521070188 052107018X
OCLC Number: 1237118546
Description: xiii, 619 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
List of abbreviations --
Introduction: Augustinus Triumphus of Ancona --
Part I: The universal society --
Part II: The origin of political authority --
Part III: God and Caesar --
Part IV: Vicarius Christi --
Part V: Changing conceptions of universal authority --
Part VI: The conciliar theory --
Conclusion --
Appendix I: The Scripture basis of the Lay Papacy --
Appendix II: The hierocratic interpretation of history --
Appendix III: Notes on the publicists and anonymous works --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought., New series ;, 9.
Responsibility: by Michael Wilks, lecturer in history, Birkbeck College, University of London.

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