Georgius Cassander's 'De Officio pii viri' (1561) : Critical Edition with Contemporary French and German Translations
The irenical tract De officio pii viri (1561) by Georgius Cassander (1513-1566), its reception and its reprints highlight 16th-century erasmian humanist efforts for Church reunification in the Age of Reformation. Two contemporary translations, one in German by Georg von Cell and one in French by Jean Hotman, show us how De officio pii viri was adapted to the ongoing struggle for church peace in different parts of Europe.
- Mixed media product | 296 pages
- 155 x 230mm
- 12 Sep 2016
- De Gruyter
- Berlin, Germany
Rob van de Schoor, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands and G.H.M. Posthumus Meyjes (+).