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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Italy,
  • Italy.

Subjects:

  • Prophecies (Occultism) -- Italy -- History -- 16th century,
  • Occultism -- Italy -- History -- 16th century,
  • Renaissance -- Italy,
  • Italy -- History -- 1492-1559

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementOttavia Niccoli ; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1812.I88 N53213 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1871551M
ISBN 100691055688, 0691008353
LC Control Number90031111

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It connects the decline of prophecy in Italy with the end of the Italian wars and the beginning of the Counter-Reformation, when popular preaching was banned and charismatic religion discouraged. "This book presents an excellent, painstaking reconstruction of the 'culture of prophecy' in Italy during the traumatic period of foreign invasion and. In the midst of the religious ferment, foreign invasions, and internal political strife that beset Italy before the full effects of the Counter-Reformation, the powerful and humble alike turned to popular prophecy for guidance and solace. Ottavia Niccoli examines here the forms of these prophecies--including interpretations of natural disasters, abnormal births, floods, and planetary 3/5(1).   The Paperback of the Prophecy and People in Renaissance Italy by Ottavia Niccoli at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Princeton University Press. The Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

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