Switzerland at the beginning of the sixteenth century. by John Martin Vincent

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .

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  • Switzerland -- History -- 1499-1648

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SeriesJohns Hopkins University. Studies in historical and political science,, series XXII, no. 5, Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ;, series XXII, no. 5.
LC ClassificationsDQ117 .V77
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
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Open LibraryOL6943184M
LC Control Number04019184

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Vol. 2 [J. Merle D'Aubigne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vol. Publisher: James M. Campbell, New York., pages. 1 lb. ( x 5 x inches Hardcover-no dust jacket) Acceptable Condition. heavy edge/cover wear with binding cracked at title page. At the beginning of the sixteenth century Switzerland con- tained numerous flourishing towns, but for size and activity they must be measured by the standards of that age.

From our point of view city life was contained in very small space. At the beginning of the sixteenth century, Switzerland [See Map] was still nominally a part of the Holy Roman Empire.

In fact, it was for all practical purposes wholly independent. Its constitutional structure was that of a loose confederation of thirteen cantons, which had evolved from an original nucleus of three.

The Geneva Bible, printed in the middle to late 16th Century was ripe with controversy in its day. For this reason, the very first easily obtainable Bible printed in the English language was actually printed in Geneva (Switzerland) which was at that time under the spiritual leadership of John Calvin.

Pages in category "16th century in Switzerland" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).

Since the Swiss Confederation has been a federal republic of relatively autonomous cantons, some of which have a history of confederacy that goes back more than years, putting them among the world's oldest surviving republics.

The early history of the region is tied to that of Alpine rland was inhabited by the Helvetii, and it came under Roman rule in the 1st century BC. The collection is today kept at Staatsarchiv Basel ("Privatarchive C"). Separate ("Privatarchive D") are selected notes on further families, usually 15th and 16th century only.

Data are available (unfortunately not in Western Europe!) on film (#) from the LDS. Book 11 – Switzerland – Germany () History Of The Reformation Of The Sixteenth Century: B Chapter 1 The Reformation was a unified movement in diversity.

Though Luther and Zwingli had come to understand the basics of the Gospel message and the truth of justification. Book 15 – Switzerland – Conquests () History Of The Reformation Of The Sixteenth Century: B Chapter 1 The Swiss Reformation is divided up into three sections, in Zurich, including Berne’s change, and in Geneva became the spotlight under Farel and later Calvin.

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Geneva has an ancient cultural tradition. A scholarly elite long cultivated theology, philosophy, literature, and, especially since the 17th century, the natural and applied sciences.

Numerous scientific organizations are based in Geneva, including the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), a leader in subnuclear physics research. The city of 5, inhabitants at the beginning of the 15th century grew to 10, people by the s.

The growth continued during the 16th century as a result of Protestants taking refuge in the Reformed Republic, and by the beginning of the 17th century, Geneva to 18, inhabitants.

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Paris regains its leading role in book production At the beginning of the sixteenth century, expanding trade relations and the return of the French court to Paris under Louis XII (reigned ) enabled the city to regain both political and artistic leadership.

North Italian adventures: Several circumstances conspire to draw the Swiss into north Italy during the early 16th century. The cantons have a long-standing interest in controlling two passes (the St Gotthard and the Splügen) which carry much of the trade between Italy and northern Europe.

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(Jean Henri), The online edition of this book in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been. So prestigious was this institute of learning, that during the 16th-century, famous Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus even taught at the university.

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