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The town chronicle of Johannes Hass: history writing and divine intervention in the early sixteenth century

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The council annals of Johannes Hass, the last Catholic mayor of the West Bohemian town of Görlitz, are a fascinating document. In a single source we can see the author’s changing interpretation of divine intervention between c.1509 and 1542. After the introduction of the Reformation, Hass steadily decreased the importance of God, whilst the Devil became increasingly important. Regardless of Hass’s staunch Catholicism, Martin Luther’s impact can be felt in his vision of the divine and the demo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/gerhis/ghw141

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, History Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
German History Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-20
Publication date:
2016-12-21
Acceptance date:
2016-04-28
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EISSN:
1477-089X
ISSN:
0266-3554
Pubs id:
pubs:692227
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uri:67400c63-0d8b-46b8-b9fa-0d7eb8324dce
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uuid:67400c63-0d8b-46b8-b9fa-0d7eb8324dce
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pubs:692227

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