Renaissance Types

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byWilliam Samuel Lilly

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ... place: was nominated by him a member of his Council for one year, with a hundred gold gulden as salary, two horses, and a Court dress: and was further appointed chief instructor of his children. Eeuchlin's Privy Councillorship was no sinecure. He was soon employed upon diplomatic business. Philip required a Papal dispensation for the marriage of his son Eupert to a kinswoman within the prohibited degrees. He required also the removal of the Papal ban, which had fallen upon him by reason of the violent proceedings of one of his vassals against a certain abbot. Eeuchlin was sent as ambassador to the Pope to arrange these matters. The mission was successfully accomplished. It lasted, apparently, for four or five months, during which Reuchlin applied such leisure as he could command to the prosecution of his Hebrew studies under the learned Jew, Obadiah Sforno. By the end of the year 1498 he was again in Stuttgart, where a pacific revolution had deposed Eberhard the Younger, and had instituted a Council of Eegency during the minority of his successor, Duke Ulrich. Eeuchlin's friends at Heidelberg endeavoured to induce him to return thither; but in vain. His home and his interests were at Stuttgart. And there an honour, higher than any he had as yet received, awaited him. In 1502, the princes of the Swabian Confederation appointed him Confederate Judge--" Csesarise majestatis, archiducis Austriae, illustrissimorum imperii electorum et caeterorum principum in Confederatione Sueviae judex ordinarius." He held this important and dignified office for eleven years. But while discharging his public duties in a way which filled " the lips of men with honest praise," Eeuchlin laboured with unremitting zeal for the advancement of sound learning. He d...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ... place: was nominated by him a member of his Council for one year, with a hundred gold gulden as salary, two horses, and a Court...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217977758

ISBN - 13:9780217977753

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