This book shows how the sixteenth-century priest Antonio Gallonio engaged with law, medicine and engineering, to draw attention to saintly virtues. It exposes the tensions between a theocratic clergy and the self-assertion of secular professionals in the Italian Counter-ReformationThe Hagiographical Works of Antonio Gallonio, 1556-1605 Jetze Touber. CHAPTER SEVEN EPiLOGUE a#39;O stultam sapientiam! O inanem cogitationem!a#39; With these words Gal- lonio condemns the inventiveness of the persecutors of the anbsp;...
|Title||:||Law, Medicine and Engineering in the Cult of the Saints in Counter-Reformation Rome|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2014-01-30|