Law, Medicine and Engineering in the Cult of the Saints in Counter-Reformation Rome: The Hagiographical Works of Antonio Gallonio, 1556–1605 (Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, Volume 178)

Law, Medicine and Engineering in the Cult of the Saints in Counter-Reformation Rome: The Hagiographical Works of Antonio Gallonio, 1556–1605 (Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, Volume 178)

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This ebook indicates how the sixteenth-century priest Antonio Gallonio engaged with legislation, medication and engineering, to attract awareness to saintly virtues. It exposes the tensions among a theocratic clergy and the self-assertion of secular execs within the Italian Counter-Reformation

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