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The elect nation : the Savonarolan movement in Florence, 1494-1545

Author: Lorenzo Polizzotto
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1994.
Series: Oxford-Warburg studies.
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The Elect Nation is the first comprehensive study of the religious, political and cultural movement inspired by Savonarola. Based on a thorough examination of the archival material and manuscript sources, the book argues that the followers of Savonarola exercised a profound influence on every facet of Florentine life during the important period of the city's transition from republic to principate. It is the author's
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Polizzotto, Lorenzo.
Elect nation.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1994
(DLC) 93031942
(OCoLC)28709166
Named Person: Girolamo Savonarola; Girolamo Savonarola; Girolamo Savonarola
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorenzo Polizzotto
ISBN: 0585177848 9780585177847
OCLC Number: 44954782
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 488 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. 'Holy Liberty': The Establishment of a Political Tradition, 1494-1498 --
2. The Piagnoni and Religious Reform --
3. The Mystical Path to Reform --
4. Reform through the Conventional Channels of the Church: The Conservative Approach --
5. The Path to Radicalism --
6. 'In Sodom and Gomorrah': The Piagnoni in Adversity and the Espousal of Radicalism --
7. 'The New Jerusalem': The Last Florentine Republic --
8. 'By the Waters of Babylon': The Death of a Movement --
9. Epilogue.
Series Title: Oxford-Warburg studies.
Responsibility: Lorenzo Polizzotto.

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Examines the activities of the Savonarolan party from the time of its formation during Savonarola's ascendancy, identifies its strategies for survival after the execution of Savonarola, and analyzes  Read more...

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"[A] definitive study based mainly on manuscript sources in some twenty archives but also employing the most recent secondary literature."--Sixteenth Century Journal"The narrative proceeds Read more...

 
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