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Lotte Hellinga

Laurentius fuerat usus, prodisse in lucem certum est Alexandri Galli doctrinale, quae Grammatica celeberrimo tunc in usu erat, cum Petri Hispani tractatibus …’ 29 The work of recent decades has developed insights which may help to reconcile these traditionally opposed beliefs about the origin of printing


Lotte Hellinga

balance of probabilities favours supporting Husung’s belief that the two snippets are part of a planning exercise – or as he put it, ‘a survey, or reconnaissance into materials that to some extent do not belong together as subject matter’. 61 However, this notion is challenged by the surviving leaves of


Lotte Hellinga

– unfortunately based on the premise that BnF ms. fr. 5524 is its only source and, moreover, in the mistaken belief that this part of the volume as now bound was compiled by Jean Grolier and Jean Lhuillier. In fact, Grolier and Lhuillier were the compilers of the first section of the codex with the title

Lorenzo Leporiere

become the subject of these investigations of historical nature. Science is indubitably the result of a complex process. The outcome of this process is a totality of statements about reality that calls for trust and faith. Science creates convictions and beliefs. Spiritualism wished to generate

Argante Ciocci

religious beliefs because of his affiliation to the Jesuit order. Marcacci’s work focuses on several overlooked pages edited by Riccioli and shows that the Jesuit’s thought was much more articulated than what historians have usually sustained. According to Marcacci, indeed, it is likely to suppose that

Ovanes Akopyan

the belief in universal harmony. Developed in Plato’s dialogues, mostly in the Timaeus and in the famous myth of Er in the Republic , the alleged harmonious structure of the universe was later subjected to criticism by Aristotle; this, however, did not affect its appeal for those who decided to

Francesca Antonelli

to consider the Enlightenment more as a set of practices than as a corpus of beliefs and, at the same time, her wish to rely on the methodological tools offered by the history of emotions. Chapter 1 describes the cultural changes leading to a new interpretation of feelings and family obligations in

Cynthia Klestinec

became an important piece of Catholic identity in the Counter Reformation. Theological grounds for incorruption were based on the doctrine of original sin and the belief in bodily resurrection (the saint’s body incorrupt demonstrated a promise of eventual resurrection in imitation of Christ

Fabio Lusito

of incompleteness. Von Neumann devoted his attention to this problem after Godel’s work had undermined Hilbert’s belief in a well-founded mathematical ground. Lupacchini’s edition is a helpful tool for all historians of science, and it represents an important addition to the tradition of studies on

Invisible Women

Re-examining the Arts and Crafts of Maria V. Iakunchikova at the Paris “Exposition Universelle” of 1900

Louise Hardiman

Aleksandr Afanasiev, one of the artist’s sources, but to the “Hansel and Gretel” or “Little Red Riding Hood” archetype. In the Russian context, it evoked the long-held folk belief in the existence of the sprite or wood demon. But if folk tales had been a wellspring of inspiration for her friend