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Catherine of Siena: a Dominican political thinker in fourteenth-century Italy

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Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) is well known as a saint and mystic with a colourful biography. Recent scholarship has begun to recognise Catherine's substantial political contributions. She wrote letters to notable political figures including Bernabò Visconti and Pope Gregory XI, and also brought her influence to bear in person, visiting numerous Tuscan cities as well as Avignon and Rome. There has been little investigation, however, into the relationship between Catherine's writings and majo...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/rest.12633

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7219-173X
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Renaissance Studies More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
237-254
Publication date:
2019-12-01
Acceptance date:
2019-09-04
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EISSN:
1477-4658
ISSN:
0269-1213
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1193937
Local pid:
pubs:1193937
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2021-09-07

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