Magic and Divination at the Courts of Burgundy and France: Text and Context of Laurens Pignon's <i>Contre les Devineurs</i> (1411)

Voorkant
BRILL, 1 dec. 1997 - 446 pagina's
This volume presents a critical edition of Laurens Pignon's treatise Contre les devineurs (1411) and examines its literary and historical context of courtly magic and astrology in Burgundy and France during the reign of Charles VI.
 

Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven

We hebben geen reviews gevonden op de gebruikelijke plaatsen.

Inhoudsopgave

INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER ONE THE TREATISE AND ITS AUTHOR
7
CHAPTER TWO THE PACT WITH THE ENEMY
43
CHAPTER THREE HISTORY AND DIVINATION
97
CHAPTER FOUR A CRITIQUE OF SUPERSTITION
137
RECAPITULATION
201
LAURENS PIGNONCONTRE LES DEVINEURS
205
INTRODUCTIONTO THE MANUSCRIPT BRUXELLES BIBLIOTHÈQUE ROYALE MS 11216
207
APPENDICES
341
APPENDIX TWO PROGNOSTICATION ON THE LIFE OF JOHNDUKE OF BURGUNDY AND HIS HEIRS BY MASTER ALOFRESIN
357
APPENDIX THREE THE TWELVE SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC AND A GAME OF NUMEROLOGICAL DIVINATION
373
GLOSSARY
403
BIBLIOGRAPHY
409
INDEX O F NAMES IN CLD
419
INDEX O F NAMES
421
INDEX O F SUBJECTS AND TITLES
429

CI COMMENCE LE TRAITIÉ CONTRE LES DIVINEURS
223

Overige edities - Alles weergeven

Veelvoorkomende woorden en zinsdelen

Over de auteur (1997)

Jan R. Veenstra, Ph.D. (1997), studied English and Philosophy at the University of Groningen.

Bibliografische gegevens