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Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria University in the University of Toronto


Confraternitas ISSN 1180-0682

Confraternitas ISSN 1180-0682

Confraternitas is published biannually (Spring and Fall) by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies for the Society for Confraternity Studies.

Confraternitas is a refereed journal. It welcomes brief articles, news and notes of interest to colleagues, notices of forthcoming conferences or papers, and general queries. Contributors are asked to use the A style of the Chicago Manual of Style.

Offprints and publications dealing with European confraternities in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance received by Confraternitas are listed under the “Publications Received” rubric and then deposited into the Confraternities Collection at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (Toronto).

Editor: Konrad Eisenbichler
Assistant Editor: Dylan Reid



Address communications, publications for review, and manuscripts to:

The Editors
c/o CRRS
Victoria University in the University of Toronto
71 Queen’s Park Cres.
Toronto, Canada M5S 1K7

Tel: (416) 585-4486; fax: (416) 585-4584

e-mail: Konrad Eisenbichler

For more information, or to subscribe, please visit the Confraternitas website.

Confraternitats, volume 26, no. 2 (Fall 2016) contents:


Gioia Filocamo, “Bolognese ‘Orations’ Between Song and Silence: The Laude of the Confraternity of Santa Maria della Morte”

Serena Quagliaroli, “Coonfraternal Gleanings from the Post-Tridentine Piacenza: Bishop Paolo Burali d’Arezzo and the Confraternity of the Most Holy Sacrament

Thesis Abstracts:

Gioia Filocamo, “Orationi al Cepo overo a la Scala: The Lauda Collection of the Bolognese Confraternity of S. Maria della Morte”

Larua Dierksmeier, “Charity for and by the Poor: Franciscan and Indigenous Confraternities in Mexico, 1526–1700”


Dylan Reid (review authors), “Manuel de prière à l’usage des Pénitents blancs de Montpellier”

Rocco Panzarino (book author), Maria De Mola (book author), Jennifer Strtak (review author),  “San Francesco da Paola, Santa Maria della Salette: due chiese una confraternita a Fasano”

Emily S. Thelen (book editor), Susie Speakman Sutch (book collaborator), Dylan Reid (review author), “The Seven Sorrows Confraternity of Brussels. Drama, Ceremony, and Art Patronage (16th–17th Centuries)”

Juliette Valcke (book author), Benedetta Lamanna (review author), ” Théâtre de la Mère Folle: Dijon XVIe-XVIIe”

Guilhem Van der Haute (book author), Konrad Eisenbichler (review author), ” La Chapelle des Pénitents blancs de Montpellier. Trésors d’art”

Confraternitas volume 26, no. 1 (Spring 2016) contents:

Maria Clara Rossi, “Ideas and Experiences of Peace in Italian Confraternities of the Late Middle Ages: Specifics and Developments.” Pp. 3-23.

Thesis Abstract:
“Boundaries Transcended. Sisters of Religious Confraternities in a Small Early Modern Town in the Southern Netherlands.” Ellen Decraene. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Antwerp, 2014. Thesis co-directors: Bert De Munck and Bruno Blondé. Pp. 42-44.

– Aiello, Lucia and Marco Bascapè, and Sergio Rebora, eds. Il Tesoro dei poveri. Il patrimonio artistico delle Instituzioni pubbliche di assistenza e beneficenza (ex Eca) di Milano. Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2001. Review by Pamela Arancibia. Pp. 24-25.  

– Bertoldi Lenoci, Liana ed. Miracoli dipinti. Ex voto di mare e di montagna. Bari: Centro Studi e Socio Religiosi in Puglia, 2014. Review by Filomena Calabrese. Pp. 25-27.  

– Castiglione Minischetti, Vito, ed. La confraternita del Sacratissimo Corpo di Christo di Monopoli. Cinque secoli di storia, culto e arte, 1513-2013. Atti della Giornata di Studi, Monopoli 28 settembre 2013. Martina Franca (TA): Artebaria Edizioni, 2014. Review by Anna Maria Grossi. Pp. 27-28.

– Dadson, Trevor. Tolerance and Coexistence in Early Modern Spain: Old Christians and Moriscos in the Campo de Calatrava. Woodbridge, UK: Tamesis, 2014. Review by Pamela Arancibia. Pp. 50-53.

-Di Pinto, Daniela. Le confraternite laicali dell’arcidiocesi di Trani. Fonti archiviste e note storiche. Cargeghe (SS): Editoriale Documenta, 2014. Review by Elena Brizio. Pp. 28-31.

Publications Reviewed. Pp. 31.