Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Renaissance and Reformation Texts in Translation

 

 

 

 

 

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Renaissance and Reformation Texts in Translation began in 1985 and provides inexpensive English translations (with introductions and notes) of Renaissance and Reformation treatises. The series currently has eleven titles.
For more information, please contact crrs.vic[at]vicu.utoronto.ca

Titles in the series (by series number):

TT01: Lorenzo Valla. ‘The Profession of the Religious’ and selections from ‘The Falsely-Believed and Forged Donation of Constantine’. Translated with an introduction and notes by Olga Zorsi Pugliese.

TT02: Giovanni Della Casa. Galateo: A Renaissance Treatise on Manners. Third revised edition. Translated with an introduction and notes by Konrad Eisenbichler and Kenneth R. Bartlett.

TT03: Bernardino Ochino. Seven Dialogues. Translated with an introduction and notes by Rita Belladonna.

TT04: Nicholas of Cusa. The Layman on Wisdom and The Mind. Translated with an introduction and notes by M. L. Führer.

TT05: (SOLD OUT) Karlstadt, Emser, and Eck on Sacred Images. A Reformation Debate: Three Treatises in Translation. Translated with an introduction and notes by Brian D. Mangrum and Giuseppe Scavizzi.

TT06: Whether Secular Government Has the Right to Wield the Sword in Matters of Faith: A Controversy in Nürenberg. Translated with an introduction and notes by James M. Estes.

TT07: Jean Bodin. On the Demon-Mania of Witches. Translated by Randy A. Scott, introduced by Jonathan L. Pearl.

TT08: Matteo Bandello, Masuccio Salernitano, Luigi da Porto, and Pierre Boaistuau. Romeo and Juliet before Shakespeare: Four Early Stories of Star-Crossed Love. Translated with an introduction and notes by Nicole Prunster.

TT09: Godly Magistrates and Church Order. Johannes Brenz and the Establishment of the Lutheran Territorial Church in Germany 1524-1559. Texts selected, translated, and edited by James M. Estes.

TT10: Girolamo Savonarola. A Guide to Righteous Living and Other Works. Translated with an introduction by Konrad Eisenbichler.

TT11: Joachim du Bellay, Pierre Ronsard, and Thomas Sébillet. Poetry and Language in Sixteenth-Century France. Translated with an introduction and notes by Laura Willett.