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Antonio de Fuenmayor's Life of Pius V: a Pope in early modern Spanish historiography

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Antonio de Fuenmayor’s Vida y Hechos de Pío V (1595) is one of the earliest hagiographic texts written about Pius V, the most famous of Counter-Reformation popes and the victor of the Battle of Lepanto (1571). But, because Fuenmayor wrote in Spanish rather than Italian, his text has never received much attention. This article presents it in its context for the first time and argues that it highlights an important problem in developing genre of early modern Spanish historiography: how to incor...

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10.1111/rest.12276

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Journal:
Renaissance Studies More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
183-200
Publication date:
2017-01-27
Acceptance date:
2016-10-04
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1477-4658
ISSN:
0269-1213
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647940
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2016-10-06

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