Hugo Grotius : A Lifelong Struggle for Peace in Church and State, 1583-1645.

By: Nellen, Henk J. MContributor(s): Grayson, J. CPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (944 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004281790Subject(s): Grotius, Hugo, -- 1583-1645.;Church and state -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.;Statesmen -- Netherlands -- Biography.;Netherlands -- Church history -- 17th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hugo Grotius : A Lifelong Struggle for Peace in Church and State, 1583-1645DDC classification: 341.092 B LOC classification: DH188.G8N45513 2014Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Illustrations -- Notes on the Illustrations -- 1 Introduction -- Hugo de Groot: A World-Famous Scholar -- A Biography -- Some Main Lines: A Troubled Triangular Relationship -- Terminology -- Chapter 2 Childhood and Youth (1583-99) -- Ancestry -- Grotius' Earliest Childhood -- Grotius as a Student -- The French Journey (1598) -- Chapter 3 On the Way to Adulthood (1599-1607) -- Scholarly Activities, Relations with Johan van Oldenbarnevelt -- Leiden Friends: Heinsius, Meursius and Baudius -- Grotius and Simon Stevin -- 'De republica emendanda' -- Advocate in The Hague -- Relations with Johannes Wtenbogaert -- The Bankruptcy of Jan de Groot -- Family Life -- Chapter 4 Advocate-Fiscal (1607-13) -- De iure praedae as a Step towards the Advocate-Fiscalship -- Grotius as Advocate-Fiscal -- Maria van Reigersberch -- Peace or Truce? -- Mare liberum and De antiquitate -- Administrative Duties -- Relationship with the Stadholder Maurice -- A Poem for Hendrik Delmanhorst -- Leiden Friends: Scaliger, Baudius and Heinsius -- Chapter 5 A Budding Politician (1609-13) -- The Troubles of the Truce Years -- The Death of Jacobus Arminius -- Johannes Wtenbogaert -- Conradus Vorstius -- Meletius -- Leiden Friends: Petrus Bertius and Petrus Cunaeus -- Political Complications (1611-13) -- The English Journey (1613) -- Discussions with the King and Other Great Men at the English Court -- Return -- Chapter 6 Pensionary of Rotterdam (1613-16) -- The Pensionary's Office as a Turning Point -- The Appointment -- Rotterdam -- Family Life -- Ordinum pietas -- The Aftermath -- Three Letters from 1614 -- Political Career -- Chapter 7 An Intellectual in a Time of Revolution (1616-18) -- Political and Scholarly Activities -- Adolphus Venator, A Hunter for the Truth -- Hubbub in The Hague -- Troublesome Missions: Oudewater and After.
De satisfactione -- De imperio circa sacra -- English Connections -- French Policy -- The Approach of the National Synod -- The Denouement -- Chapter 8 Trial and Imprisonment (1618-21) -- The Road to Arrest -- Arrest and Imprisonment -- The Trial -- Loevestein -- A Brother's Services -- The Escape -- Chapter 9 Exile (1621-25) -- Paris, a Refuge in a Turbulent World -- Family Life -- Grotius and the French Political Authorities -- Developments in French Calvinism -- Remonstrants in Exile -- Disquisitio an pelagiana sint -- Verantwoordingh -- Grotius and Charenton -- Introduction to the Learned World of Paris. The Cabinet Dupuy -- The 'fratres tergemini' -- De iure belli ac pacis -- Chapter 10 Exile (1625-31) -- The Change of Power in 1625 -- Financial Uncertainties -- Negotiations -- Maria and Nicolaes van Reigersberch as Grotius' Advocates -- Exile in Practice. Grotius' View of France -- Contacts with French Arminians -- A Troubled Relationship: Grotius and Daniel Heinsius -- A New Friendship: Grotius and Claude Saumaise -- An Old Friend: Johannes Wtenbogaert -- De veritate and other Scholarly Publications -- Plans for Return -- Chapter 11 Intermezzo in Holland (1631-32) -- Unexpected Return -- Amsterdam's Hospitality -- Chapter 12 Passing through Hamburg: Hesitations and Uncertainties (1632-34) -- Hamburg: A Harbour of Refuge -- Negotiations with Sweden -- The Journey to Paris -- Sophompaneas -- Chapter 13 Friction between Office, Scholarship and Religion: The First Years of the Paris Embassy (1635-40) -- Entree -- Family Life -- Grotius and John Selden -- Learned Contacts -- Philology: The Study of Antiquity in All Its Aspects -- Grotius, Heinsius and Saumaise -- The Question of Interest -- Grotius and the Church of Charenton -- Grotius and His Domestic Chaplain Brandan Daetri -- Grotius and Socinianism.
Nicolaes van Reigersberch in Debate with André Rivet -- Chapter 14 Towards a Final Breach with Holland (1635-40) -- The Diplomatic Task -- The General Political Situation -- Grotius' Diplomatic Reporting -- Grotius' Relations with French Political Leaders -- Grotius, William Laud and John Scudamore -- Grotius and Peter Abel Schmalz -- A Spoiled Relationship: Grotius and the Republic -- Willem de Groot, Aspirant Pensionary -- Reigersberch, Grotius and Petter Spiring Silvercrona -- Once Αgain: The Relationship with Holland -- Activities as a Publicist -- Chapter 15 Diplomacy and Exegesis: The Paris Embassy (1640-44) -- A New Address -- The Cinq-Mars Affair and the Contacts with the Cabinet Dupuy -- Grotius and the 'Réunion des Eglises' -- De Antichristo -- Printers in France and Holland -- Grotius' Exegesis -- The Path to Rome -- Grotius' Position in the Learned World: A Homeless Intellectual -- Chapter 16 A Disappointed Diplomat (1640-45) -- Politics and Protocol -- Hazards of the Еmbassy -- The Swedish-Danish War -- Controversy with Johan de Laet -- A Brittle Friendship: Grotius and Claude Saumaise -- A Long-drawn-out Controversy: Grotius and André Rivet -- Contacts with the Vossii and Wtenbogaert -- Final Verdict on the Paris Years -- Departure from Paris -- A Grass Widow -- Chapter 17 Swedish Journey аnd Death (1645) -- Journey to the Republic -- Grotius in Sweden -- Departure from Sweden and Death at Rostock -- Chapter 18 Abuse and Honour -- Posthumous Controversies -- Grotius' Influence in Later Centuries -- Chapter 19 Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Manuscripts -- Printed Sources, Reference Works, Abbreviations -- Secondary Literature -- Index of Personal Names and Works Written by Grotius -- Illustration Section (colour).
Summary: This biography offers a detailed portrait of the famous humanist scholar Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), jurist, politician, Neo-Latin poet and Christian apologist, on the basis of his voluminous correspondence.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Illustrations -- Notes on the Illustrations -- 1 Introduction -- Hugo de Groot: A World-Famous Scholar -- A Biography -- Some Main Lines: A Troubled Triangular Relationship -- Terminology -- Chapter 2 Childhood and Youth (1583-99) -- Ancestry -- Grotius' Earliest Childhood -- Grotius as a Student -- The French Journey (1598) -- Chapter 3 On the Way to Adulthood (1599-1607) -- Scholarly Activities, Relations with Johan van Oldenbarnevelt -- Leiden Friends: Heinsius, Meursius and Baudius -- Grotius and Simon Stevin -- 'De republica emendanda' -- Advocate in The Hague -- Relations with Johannes Wtenbogaert -- The Bankruptcy of Jan de Groot -- Family Life -- Chapter 4 Advocate-Fiscal (1607-13) -- De iure praedae as a Step towards the Advocate-Fiscalship -- Grotius as Advocate-Fiscal -- Maria van Reigersberch -- Peace or Truce? -- Mare liberum and De antiquitate -- Administrative Duties -- Relationship with the Stadholder Maurice -- A Poem for Hendrik Delmanhorst -- Leiden Friends: Scaliger, Baudius and Heinsius -- Chapter 5 A Budding Politician (1609-13) -- The Troubles of the Truce Years -- The Death of Jacobus Arminius -- Johannes Wtenbogaert -- Conradus Vorstius -- Meletius -- Leiden Friends: Petrus Bertius and Petrus Cunaeus -- Political Complications (1611-13) -- The English Journey (1613) -- Discussions with the King and Other Great Men at the English Court -- Return -- Chapter 6 Pensionary of Rotterdam (1613-16) -- The Pensionary's Office as a Turning Point -- The Appointment -- Rotterdam -- Family Life -- Ordinum pietas -- The Aftermath -- Three Letters from 1614 -- Political Career -- Chapter 7 An Intellectual in a Time of Revolution (1616-18) -- Political and Scholarly Activities -- Adolphus Venator, A Hunter for the Truth -- Hubbub in The Hague -- Troublesome Missions: Oudewater and After.

De satisfactione -- De imperio circa sacra -- English Connections -- French Policy -- The Approach of the National Synod -- The Denouement -- Chapter 8 Trial and Imprisonment (1618-21) -- The Road to Arrest -- Arrest and Imprisonment -- The Trial -- Loevestein -- A Brother's Services -- The Escape -- Chapter 9 Exile (1621-25) -- Paris, a Refuge in a Turbulent World -- Family Life -- Grotius and the French Political Authorities -- Developments in French Calvinism -- Remonstrants in Exile -- Disquisitio an pelagiana sint -- Verantwoordingh -- Grotius and Charenton -- Introduction to the Learned World of Paris. The Cabinet Dupuy -- The 'fratres tergemini' -- De iure belli ac pacis -- Chapter 10 Exile (1625-31) -- The Change of Power in 1625 -- Financial Uncertainties -- Negotiations -- Maria and Nicolaes van Reigersberch as Grotius' Advocates -- Exile in Practice. Grotius' View of France -- Contacts with French Arminians -- A Troubled Relationship: Grotius and Daniel Heinsius -- A New Friendship: Grotius and Claude Saumaise -- An Old Friend: Johannes Wtenbogaert -- De veritate and other Scholarly Publications -- Plans for Return -- Chapter 11 Intermezzo in Holland (1631-32) -- Unexpected Return -- Amsterdam's Hospitality -- Chapter 12 Passing through Hamburg: Hesitations and Uncertainties (1632-34) -- Hamburg: A Harbour of Refuge -- Negotiations with Sweden -- The Journey to Paris -- Sophompaneas -- Chapter 13 Friction between Office, Scholarship and Religion: The First Years of the Paris Embassy (1635-40) -- Entree -- Family Life -- Grotius and John Selden -- Learned Contacts -- Philology: The Study of Antiquity in All Its Aspects -- Grotius, Heinsius and Saumaise -- The Question of Interest -- Grotius and the Church of Charenton -- Grotius and His Domestic Chaplain Brandan Daetri -- Grotius and Socinianism.

Nicolaes van Reigersberch in Debate with André Rivet -- Chapter 14 Towards a Final Breach with Holland (1635-40) -- The Diplomatic Task -- The General Political Situation -- Grotius' Diplomatic Reporting -- Grotius' Relations with French Political Leaders -- Grotius, William Laud and John Scudamore -- Grotius and Peter Abel Schmalz -- A Spoiled Relationship: Grotius and the Republic -- Willem de Groot, Aspirant Pensionary -- Reigersberch, Grotius and Petter Spiring Silvercrona -- Once Αgain: The Relationship with Holland -- Activities as a Publicist -- Chapter 15 Diplomacy and Exegesis: The Paris Embassy (1640-44) -- A New Address -- The Cinq-Mars Affair and the Contacts with the Cabinet Dupuy -- Grotius and the 'Réunion des Eglises' -- De Antichristo -- Printers in France and Holland -- Grotius' Exegesis -- The Path to Rome -- Grotius' Position in the Learned World: A Homeless Intellectual -- Chapter 16 A Disappointed Diplomat (1640-45) -- Politics and Protocol -- Hazards of the Еmbassy -- The Swedish-Danish War -- Controversy with Johan de Laet -- A Brittle Friendship: Grotius and Claude Saumaise -- A Long-drawn-out Controversy: Grotius and André Rivet -- Contacts with the Vossii and Wtenbogaert -- Final Verdict on the Paris Years -- Departure from Paris -- A Grass Widow -- Chapter 17 Swedish Journey аnd Death (1645) -- Journey to the Republic -- Grotius in Sweden -- Departure from Sweden and Death at Rostock -- Chapter 18 Abuse and Honour -- Posthumous Controversies -- Grotius' Influence in Later Centuries -- Chapter 19 Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Manuscripts -- Printed Sources, Reference Works, Abbreviations -- Secondary Literature -- Index of Personal Names and Works Written by Grotius -- Illustration Section (colour).

This biography offers a detailed portrait of the famous humanist scholar Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), jurist, politician, Neo-Latin poet and Christian apologist, on the basis of his voluminous correspondence.

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