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Author Biller, Peter.

Title Inquisition and Knowledge, 1200-1700
Published Woodbridge : York Medieval Press, 2022
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Description 1 online resource (360 p.)
Series Heresy and Inquisition in the Middle Ages Ser. ; v.10
Heresy and Inquisition in the Middle Ages Ser
Contents Front Cover -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Overture -- York -- The theme -- The chapters -- Post-medieval: the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- Coda -- PART I: Medieval -- 1 -- Inquisitorial identity and authority in thirteenth-century exegesis and sermons -- Sources and discourses: sermons on ideal preachers and good and bad shepherds -- Discernment of shepherds, sheep, dogs, and wolves -- Detection and rehabilitation: the image of the heretic as leper
10 -- The 'Cathars as Protestant' myth and the formation of heterodox identity -- 11 -- The seventeenth-century introductions to medieval inquisition records -- 12 -- History in the Dominican Convent in Toulouse in 1666 and 1668 -- i. The medieval archive -- ii. Mid-seventeenth century: the convent -- iii. 1666: Antonin Réginald's Chronicon Inquisitorum -- iv. 1668: Jean de Doat's visit -- Appendix -- 13 -- The Roman Inquisition: between reality and myth -- Index -- Heresy and Inquisition in the Middle Ages
8. Discussion of heretics and heresy in Nepos's version of the Liber fugitivus -- 4 -- The hunt for the Heresy of the Free Spirit -- The 1332 inquisitorial records and past research -- The 'cowled nuns' of Świdnica -- John of Schwenkenfeld and his 1332 investigation -- Conclusion -- 5 -- Late medieval heresiography and the categorisation of Eastern Christianity -- Anti-heresy writing and the reception of Greeks and Armenians -- Conclusions -- 6 -- The portrayal of the Waldensian Brethren in the De vita et conversacione -- Manuscripts and versions -- The slippery slope from holy men to heresiarchs
Conclusion -- Appendix -- 7 -- Means of persuasion in medieval anti-heretical texts -- 8 -- Constructing narratives of witchcraft -- PART II: Early Modern -- 9 -- Matthias Flacius Illyricus and his use of inquisition registers and manuals -- 1. The formation of a Lutheran concept of history -- 2. Matthias Flacius and his concept of truth witnesses -- 3. Networking: the collection of inquisition manuals and registers -- 4. Inquisition records and manuals in the library of Flacius: an overview -- 5. Techniques and aims of the use of inquisition protocols and manuals by Flacius -- Conclusion
Masters and mendicants: sermons and inquests against heresy -- 2 -- Shaping the image of the heretics: The narratio in Gregory IX's letters -- 3 -- Nepos of Montauban, assistant to inquisition and defender of the accused -- 1. Nepos and his part in the Liber fugitivus: redactor, not author -- 2. Biographical information in Nepos's redaction of the Liber fugitivus -- 3. Nepos as judge of the Toulousan Albigeois -- 4. Nepos of Montauban and his home town -- 5. Nepos as donatus of the abbey of St Théodard -- 6. Nepos as inquisitor's assistant and scribe in the 1240s -- 7. A sketch of Nepos's life
Summary Essays considering how information could be used and abused in the service of heresy and inquisition
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Christian heresies -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Information behavior -- History
Christian heresies -- Middle Ages.
Information behavior.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bird, Jessalynn
Bueno, Irene.
Feuchter, Jörg
Kieckhefer, Richard.
Kras, Paweł.
Poznański, Adam.
Sackville, L. J
Sala, Alessandro
Välimäki, Reima.
ISBN 1800103875