By Richard L. Kagan, Geoffrey Parker

ISBN-10: 0521470455

ISBN-13: 9780521470452

ISBN-10: 052152511X

ISBN-13: 9780521525114

The belief of a dialogue--sometimes harmonious, occasionally divisive--between the heart and outer edge of the early sleek eu kingdom stands on the center of a lot of John Elliott's old writing. This selection of essays through a bunch of Elliott's former scholars examines diverse points of this crucial topic and develops them. Taken including the "personal appreciation" of Elliott (now Regius Professor of contemporary historical past at Oxford), it kinds an immense exam of the paintings of the best residing historian of Spain in addition to being a huge contribution to early glossy eu heritage.

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This is the question addressed by I. A. A. Thompson, harking back to Elliott's essay 'Revolt and continuity in early modern Europe', which recognized the vital role played by the concept of patria in early modern revolts. Patria defies easy definition, but it can be linked to the concept of homeland, Heimat OTpatriey with the attendant meanings of identity, loyalty and self-definition. Kagan's discussion of Spanish chorography addressed the issue of local identity, which proved central to the manner in which early modern Spaniards situated themselves in the world.

28v, where the author called the counsellors 'fathers of the common-wealth'. Johan Huizinga, The waning of the Middle Ages [1924] (English translation, New York, I954)> P- 54Thomas Aquinas, Comtnentary on nicomachean ethics, 11, p. 738. Castiglione, El Cortesano, 11, p. 115; The book of the courtier, p. 287. , I, p . 132; The book of the courtier, p . 125. Emphasis added. FEROS favourite. As a result, writers tended to view royal favourites as counsellors of the king and sometimes, given their closeness with their masters, as the monarch's chief counsellors.

They prefer this sense, sight, to the other external senses because the passion of love begins especially by seeing . . '11 In addition, friends had several obligations towards each other. In contrast to a flatterer (false friend), whose sole reason 'to court' the other is to obtain an 6 7 8 9 10 11 theories on ideal friendship, see Mark Morford's excellent book Stoics and neostoics: Rubens and the circle of Lipsius (Princeton, 1991), chapter 2. Cicero, 'Laelius: on friendship', in Cicero: on the good life, ed.

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