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The Monarchia Controversy: An Historical Study with Accompanying Translations of Dante Alighieri's Monarchia, Guido Vernani's Refutation of the "Monarchia" Composed by Dante, and Pope John XXII's Bull Si fratrum
by Anthony K. Cassell, Dante Alighieri, and Guido Vernani
Catholic University of America Press, 2004
Cloth: 978-0-8132-1338-5 | eISBN: 978-0-8132-1592-1

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
The Monarchia Controversy provides both the background to the imperial and ecclesiastical machinations that drove Dante Alighieri to begin penning the Monarchia in 1318 and also the subsequent history of the efforts by papal authorities to ban the book after the writer's death
TABLE OF CONTENTS
    
    
    
    
    
    Acknowledgments 
    List of Abbreviations
    Dante's Monarchia and
    Vernani's Refutation in Context Prolegomena: The Crisis and Its Major Players 
    1. Tiara and Scepter
    2. Dante in the Eye of the Storm
     The Logician and the Prophet, 23 / Dante's Forensic
     Procedure, 27 / The Perils of Posthumous Burning, 33 /
     The Early Manuscripts and the Fortune of the Monarchia, 41 /
     Ecclesiastical Ambition, Terror, and Spleen, 43
    3. The Monarchia and Vernani's Censures
     On Book 1, 50 / On Book 2, 65 / On Book 3, 82
    TRANSLATIONS OF THE TEXTS
    DANTE'S Monarchia
    Book i, in Book 2, 28 Book 3, 150
    VERNANI'S Refutation
    JOHN XXII'S Sifratrum
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index
    
    
    
    
    
    
    



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