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Inhaltsangabe: Christopher Columbus returned to Europe in the final days of 1500, ending his third voyage to the Indies not in triumph but in chains. Seeking to justify his actions and protect his rights, he began to compile biblical texts and excerpts from patristic writings and medieval theology in a manuscript known as the Book of Prophecies. This unprecedented collection was designed to support his vision of the discovery of the Indies as an important event in the process of human salvation—a first step toward the liberation of Jerusalem and the Holy Land from Muslim domination.
Roberto Rusconi has written a complete historical introduction to the Book of Prophecies, describing the manuscript's history and analyzing its principal themes. His edition of the documents, the only modern one, includes a complete critical apparatus and detailed commentary, while the facing-page English translations allow Columbus's work to be appreciated by the general public and scholars alike.
Umschlagtext: "The best edition and translation now available. . . . One of the real virtues of the work is Rusconi's immensely careful tracing out of the intellectual world of Columbus."--Edward M. Peters, author of Inquisition
Buchbeschreibung 1997. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 1997 hardcover edition in very good condition. Roberto Rusconi' scarce translation of 'The Book of Prophecies'. Posted promptly by UK seller. Buchnummer des Verkäufers TG-P7AS-CTVV
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 0520200470 Very Good; Hardcover; Light wear to the covers; Unblemished textblock edges; The endpapers and all text pages are clean and unmarked; The binding is excellent with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Medium-Large Format (Quatro, 9.75 10.75 tall); 1997, University of California Press; 280 pages; "The Book of Prophecies, Edited by Christopher Columbus (Repertorium Columbianium)," by Roberto Rusconi & Blair Sullivan. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SKU-U13YF01707236
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1997. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000796461
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1997. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0520200470
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1997. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0520200470
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1997. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 520200470