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Levi, Anthony

Works: 70 works in 287 publications in 7 languages and 7,801 library holdings
Genres: History  Apologetic writings  Biography  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works  Directories  Controversial literature  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: B1901, 239
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anthony Levi
Guide to French literature by Anthony Levi( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardinal Richelieu and the making of France by Anthony Levi( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the man who unified France under one flag and one language looks back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Europe and reveals the man who, more than any other, defined the culture of the modern-day nation
Renaissance and reformation : the intellectual genesis by Anthony Levi( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this new survey of the development of European intellectual culture between about 1300 and 1535, Anthony Levi offers a fresh view of the Renaissance and the Reformation, calling for a reassessment of the nature of both. Through a radical and detailed examination of the significant intellectual, spiritual, and ideological developments across Europe during this period, Levi disputes the discontinuities commonly understood to explain and defend the events we term the "Renaissance" and the "Reformation." He argues that the renewed cult of the literary, visual, and educational norms of classical antiquity were a consequence - not the essence or cause - of the Renaissance. Further, the Reformation emerged from a cultural movement that neither constituted a historical break nor led to the catastrophic religious clashes of the sixteenth century. He offers a revisionist account of the collapse of scholastic intellectual systems and traces its course."--Jacket
Humanism in France at the end of the Middle Ages and in the early Renaissance by Anthony Levi( Book )

23 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Artist and the writer in France : essays in honour of Jean Seznec by Francis Haskell( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French moralists: the theory of the passions, 1585 to 1649 by Anthony Levi( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary and educational writings by Desiderius Erasmus( Book )

in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis XIV by Anthony Levi( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anthony Levi's compelling new life of Louis XIV gives prominence to a very important question. Louis was four when he acceded to the throne in 1643 on the death of Louis XIII. While the facts of his accession are not in doubt, the identity of his father is. There is good reason to believe it was not in fact Louis XIII, but Cardinal Mazarin, the man with his hands on the reins of power during the regency. A psychological portrait of the king is explored in the context of this possibility, the historical consequences of which are extraordinarily wide reaching." "In the seventeenth century France was Europe's most glorious nation and Louis XIV was the incarnation of Apollo, the sun god, popularly referred to as Le Roi Soleil. He was invested with unprecedented power and privilege and endowed with life's finest pleasures, in the arts, music, poetry and material elegance. France was an exceedingly rich, diverse and powerful country: Louis was its magnificent public face, the pinnacle of its glory, for almost 50 years. But though he was one of the most politically effective monarchs ever to reign he was also a man irredeemably flawed and one who ultimately proved damaging both to France and its monarchy." "Levi examines with an expert touch the lifelong clash between Louis' role as the sun king, custodian of the greatness of France, and his guilt, as a human being, at the effect of his reign on France and its people. He questions the wisdom of training one person to be the symbol of absolute authority without allowing or obliging them to act as the embodiment of that authority. Invested with such power, how did Louis use it? Was he tyrant or populist? What was behind the prodigal expenditure on pomp and finery - did he confuse his own glory with that of France? Levi creates a rich, intricate portrait of this legendary ruler, assessing his character and the mixture of devotion and promiscuity that is his hallmark. This intricate, controversial and absorbing account fully examines the lengthy and testing role that fate cast for the Sun King in European history."--Jacket
Thoughts by Blaise Pascal( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation is the only one based on the Pensees as Pascal left them. It includes the principal dossiers classified by Pascal, as well as the essential portion of the important Writings on Grace. A detailed thematic index gives access to Pascal's areas of concern, while the selection of texts and the Introduction help to show why Pascal changed the plan of his projected work before abandoning the book he might have written
International dictionary of university histories by Mary Elizabeth Devine( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Religion in practice; an outline of Christian religious teaching in the light of the religious relevance of human standards of conduct by Anthony Levi( Book )

12 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to French literature : beginnings to 1789 by Anthony Levi( Book )

21 editions published in 1994 in English and German and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagan virtue and the humanism of the northern Renaissance by Anthony Levi( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary and educational writings, 5,6 by Desiderius Erasmus( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected works of Erasmus by Desiderius Erasmus( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected works of Erasmus by Desiderius Erasmus( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected works of Erasmus by Desiderius Erasmus( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Literary and Educational Writings, 5 and 6 by Desiderius Erasmus( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Guide to French literatureGuide to French literature : beginnings to 1789
Alternative Names
Anthony Herbert Tigar Levi

Anthony Levi britischer Historiker, katholischer Priester

Anthony Levi brytyjski historyk, romanista i ksiądz

Levi, A. H. 1929-

Levi, A. H. T.

Levi, A.H.T. 1929-

Levi, A. H. T. (Anthony Herbert Tigar)

Levi, A. H. T. (Anthony Herbert Tigar), 1929-

Levi Anthony 1929-....

Levi, Anthony H. 1929-

Levi, Anthony Herbel.

Levi, Anthony Herbert Tigar

Levi, Anthony Herbert Tigar 1929-

English (181)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)

Czech (1)

Cardinal Richelieu and the making of FranceRenaissance and reformation : the intellectual genesisLiterary and educational writingsLouis XIVThoughtsInternational dictionary of university historiesGuide to French literature : beginnings to 1789