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Victoria University in the University of Toronto


Confraternitas ISSN 1180-0682

Confraternitas ISSN 1180-0682

Confraternitas is published biannually (Spring and Fall) by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies for the Society for Confraternity Studies.

Confraternitas is a refereed journal. It welcomes brief articles, news and notes of interest to colleagues, notices of forthcoming conferences or papers, and general queries. Contributors are asked to use the A style of the Chicago Manual of Style.

Offprints and publications dealing with European confraternities in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance received by Confraternitas are listed under the “Publications Received” rubric and then deposited into the Confraternities Collection at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (Toronto).

Editor: Konrad Eisenbichler
Assistant Editor: Dylan Reid



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Confraternitas volume 25, no. 2 (Fall 2014) contents:

Christopher F. Black, “The Congregation of the Most Holy Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin in the Jesuit College in Lecce, Extracts from its Statutes.” Pp. 3-41.

Thesis Abstract:
“Boundaries Transcended. Sisters of Religious Confraternities in a Small Early Modern Town in the Southern Netherlands.” Ellen Decraene. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Antwerp, 2014. Thesis co-directors: Bert De Munck and Bruno Blondé. Pp. 42-44.

– Aiello, Lucia and Marco Bascapè, eds. Guida dell’Archivio dei Luoghi Pii Elemosinieri di Milano. Como: Nodo Libri, 2012. Review by Anna Maria Grossi. P. 45-46.

– Aiello, Lucia, Marco Bascapè, and Sergio Rebora, eds. Milano. Radici e luoghi della carità. Turin: Umberto Allemandi & C., 2008. Review by Lucandrea Campanelli. Pp. 47-48.

– Burdzy, Moninika and Beata Wojciechowska, eds. Bractwa religijne w średniowieczu i w okresie nowożytnym (do końca XVIII wieku) [Religious confraternities in the Middle Ages and the Modern Era (until the end of the 18th century)]. Kielce: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jana Kochanowskiego, 2014. Review by Joanna Ludwikowska. Pp. 48-50.

– Dadson, Trevor. Tolerance and Coexistence in Early Modern Spain: Old Christians and Moriscos in the Campo de Calatrava. Woodbridge, UK: Tamesis, 2014. Review by Pamela Arancibia. Pp. 50-53.

– Nerbano, Mara. Teatro, arte e cultura materiale presso i Disciplinati umbri. Inventari indeiti dell’Archivio del Pio Sodalizio Braccio Fortebraccio di Perugia. Special issue of Quaderni del Centro di ricerca e di studio sul movimento dei Disciplinati, 25 / New series, 4. Perugia: Deputazioe di storia patria per l’Umbria, 2014. Review by Giovanna Casagrande. Pp. 53-54.

– Suau, Bernadette and Nicole Andrieu. Les Confréries de pénitents à Toulouse. Deux études. Toulouse: Les Amis des Archives de la Haute-Garonne, 2010. Review by Dylan Reid. Pp. 54-55.

– Sparks, Chris. Heresy, Inquisition and Life Cycle in Medieval Languedoc. Heresy and Inquisition in the Middle Ages, 3. York: York Medieval Press/The Boydell Press, 2014. Review by Lochin Brouillard. Pp. 56-57.

Books Received. Pp. 58-60.