Corneille Agrippa 2 Volume Set: Sa Vie et ses Oeuvres

Corneille Agrippa 2 Volume Set: Sa Vie et ses Oeuvres

by Auguste Prost

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Overview

Described by one modern scholar as a 'classic biography' of Agrippa, Prost's two-volume work (1881–1882) charts the life of one of the most renowned humanists of Renaissance Europe. Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (1486–1535) was a prolific author, best known for two popular, significant, and contradictory books: De occulta philosophia libri tres and De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum et artium. Auguste Prost (1817–1896) established his reputation as an antiquarian and a historian of the French city of Metz. These volumes will greatly interest historians and historiographers of Agrippa and of Renaissance magic and the occult.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108027571
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/17/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Spiritualism and Esoteric Knowledge Series
Pages: 1008
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.76(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Introduction; 1. La vie et les oeuvres d'Agrippa. 1486–1535; 2. Agrippa à Cologne, à Paris, en Espagne, en Bourgogne. 1486–1511; 3. Agrippa en Italie. 1511–1518; 4. Agrippa à Metz. 1518–1520. Volume 2: 5. Agrippa à Cologne, à Genève et à Fribourg. 1520-1524; 6. Agrippa à Lyon et à Paris. 1524–1528; 7. Agrippa dans les Pay-Bas. 1528–1532; 8. Agrippa à Bonn, à Lyon et à Grenoble. 1532–1535; Appendice; Errata.

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