Archivio Tag: Petrus Iohannis Olivi

Set 20 2018

Petrus Iohannis Olivi in the Italian Peninsula. Images and Influences between Literature and History (Assisi 2015)

Italy in the XIII century appeared to Olivi to be devastated by wars and secessions, preliminary signs of the advent of the Antichrist.  Rome, the Papal See to which Francis had vowed obedience, was a concurrently a historic and an ideal city, the civitas solis in Isaias 19:18, which the Catholic Fathers called the whore.  …

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