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Author Copenhaver, Brian P.

Title Symphorien Champier and the Reception of the Occultist Tradition in Renaissance France
Published Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, 1978
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Contents PREFACE; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; I. Abbreviations for Champier's Titles; II. Some Other Sixteenth Century Editions containing Titles by Champier; III. Abbreviations for Secondary Sources Frequently Cited; INTRODUCTORY ESSAY. THE PROBLEM OF THE OCCULTIST TRADITION IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE; CHAPTER ONE. A BRIEF LIFE OF SYMPHORIEN CHAMPIER: HIS CAREER AND CHARACTER; I. His Adventurous Career; II. His Disputatious Character; Arena One: Medicine; Arena Two: Humanism; CHAPTER TWO. CHAMPIER'S USE AND CRITICISM OF THE SOURCES OF THE OCCULTIST TRADITION
APPENDIX. A FACSIMILE AND AN ANNOTATED TRANSLATION OF CHAMPIER'SDyalogus ... in magicarum artium destructionem; Notes to the Appendix; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF CHAMPIER'S WORKS; INDEX OF PROPER NAMES; INDEX OF SUBJECTS
I. The Greek and Latin ClassicsII. The 'prisca theologia'; III. Early Christianity; IV. Islam; V. Scholasticism and the Later Middle Ages; VI. The Renaissance; VII. The Dyalogus ... in magicarum artium destructionem; CHAPTER THREE. CHAMPIER'S CRITIQUE OF OCCULTISM; I. Some Preconceptions: The World-Soul and the Notion of Middle Things; II. Natural Magic; III. Demonology and Demonic Magic; IV. Astrology; V. Divination and Dreams; VI. Occult Medicine; VII. Alchemy and Cabala; CONCLUDING ESSAY. CHAMPIER'S RECEPTION OF THE OCCULTIST TRADITION
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Subject Champier, Symphorien, 1472?-approximately 1535.
Occultism -- France -- History -- 16th century.
Renaissance -- France.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110805510
9783110805512