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Ruth, Jeffrey S. 1959-

Overview
Works: 3 works in 11 publications in 2 languages and 957 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DP756, 946.9425
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey S Ruth
Lisbon in the Renaissance : a new translation of the Urbis Olisiponis descriptio by Damião de Góis( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of miracles : votive sculpture from northeastern Brazil : Americas Society/Art Gallery, New York, N.Y., September 15-December 31, 1989 by Fatima Bercht( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban honor in Spain : the laus urbis from antiquity through humanism by Jeffrey S Ruth( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban Honor in Spain is an historical study of Spain and the writing technique of laus urbis (praise of the city) during the 15th century. The book begins by providing an overview of laus urbis was developed and codified in oratory and classical literary texts during the Greco-Roman period. The book then explores how this powerful technique re-emerged during the Middle Ages to become a powerful corpus that formed an early national culture by praising cities and nations. In Medieval and Renaissance Spain, laus urbis, provided a sense of local community to city and town dwellers in the indefinit
 
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