The Origins of Nationalism: An Alternative History from Ancient Rome to Early Modern Germany / Caspar Hirschi
Review Date:5 Jul 2012
The study of nationality (a term used to designate historically and constitutively diverse nations) poses a number of acute methodological, historical, and philosophical problems.
The De Re Militari of Vegetius: The Reception, Transmission and Legacy of a Roman Text in the Middle Ages / Christopher Allmand
Review Date:26 Jul 2012
In an age of crisis a late Roman bureaucrat offered a plan for reforming military recruitment and training to an unnamed emperor, who requested the project’s continuation.
Review Date:29 Sep 2016
Frances Yates’ seminal book Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition (1964), which established a longstanding scholarly orthodoxy that Renaissance magic derived from interpretations of the Hermetic Corpus, has been challenged in its details by Bruno scholars and others.