Law, medicine, and engineering in the cult of the saints in counter-reformation Rome : the hagiographical works of Antonio Gallonio, 1556-1605 /
The Oratorian priest Antonio Gallonio (1556) devoted his life to writing about saints. The thread running through his hagiographical oeuvre was renunciation of the world, requiring humility, subservience and endurance. Yet he engaged the expertise of lay people, jurists, physicians and engineers, so...
Leiden ; Boston :
|Series:||Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions ;
v. 178. |
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