Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Marsiglio of Padua: 'Defensor minor' and 'De translatione imperii'

Marsiglio of Padua: 'Defensor minor' and 'De translatione imperii'

$30.99 (X)

textbook

Part of Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

  • Date Published: June 1993
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521408462

$ 30.99 (X)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Request examination copy

Instructors may request a copy of this title for examination

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This volume makes available for the first time in English the writings about the Holy Roman Empire by Marsiglio of Padua, one of the most influential and original political thinkers of the Latin Middle Ages. The Defensor minor is a restatement and defense of Marsiglio's best known work, the Defensor pacis, and De translatione Imperii applies Marsiglio's general intellectual framework to the question of the exercise of imperial power.

    • First English translation of the works in question
    • Marsiglio was one of the most influential and original political thinkers of the Latin Middle Ages
    • Places these previously inaccessible texts in the context of his thought as a whole
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "Cary Nederman's translation makes these remarkable works available in English for the first time, and his useful introduction relates them to the career and controversies of that most original medieval mind....In this compact and informative format, Marsiglio becomes a 'must read' for any who wish to grasp something of the intensity, variety, and far-reaching implications of medieval political thought." Gerald Christianson, Church History

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: June 1993
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521408462
    • length: 122 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 7 mm
    • weight: 0.15kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Editor's introduction
    Note on texts and translations
    Bibliographical note
    Principal events in the life of Marsiglio of Padua
    Defensor minor
    De translatione Imperii
    Table of biblical citations
    Index of proper names
    Index of subjects.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Cultures and Ideas: The Imperial West
  • Author

    Marsiglio of Padua

    Editor

    Cary J. Nederman, University of Arizona

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×