Catholic Belief and Survival in Late Sixteenth-Century Vienna: The Case of Georg Eder (1523-87)

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Dr Georg Eder was an extraordinary figure who rose from humble origins to hold a number of high positions at Vienna University and the city's Habsburg court between 1552 and 1584. His increasingly uncompromising Catholicism eventually placed him at odds, however, with many influential figures around him, not least the confessionally moderate Habsburg Emperor, Maximillian II. Pivoting around a dramatic incident in 1573, when Eder's ferocious anti-Lutheran polemic, the Evangelical Inquisition, fell under sharp Imperial ...

Catholic Belief and Survival in Late Sixteenth-Century Vienna: The Case of Georg Eder (1523-87) 2007, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754656524

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