Circa 1533: Anxieties, Desires, and Dreams

Circa 1533: Anxieties, Desires, and Dreams CIRCA 1533: ANXIETIES, DESIRES, AND DREAMS DENIS CROUZET University of Paris, Sorbonne Translated by JONATHAN GOOD Minnesota ABSTRACT In Italy, the Holy Roman Empire, and France, one can discern in the last decades of the fifteenth century and the early years of the sixteenth a powerful anguish about the future, taking one of two forms: either the vision of an imminent Last Judgment, or a great rupture in time, announcing the dawn of a new Covenant. In France, one of the peculiar features of this historical process was the tension that built up around the year 1533, one thousand five hundred years after the death of Christ. This tension could explain the offensive launched individually or collectively by the men who stood behind Marguerite de Navarre-men of faith who hoped to bring the kingdom into the evan- gelical sphere of the Word of God, given to each and to all. Their defeat, following the inaugural address of Nicholas Cop, and the two Affairs of the Placards, left the way open for the emergence of a sharp division between, on the one hand, a "popery" pro- claiming that the End of Time had come, and, on the other, a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Early Modern History Brill

Circa 1533: Anxieties, Desires, and Dreams

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Brill
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© 2001 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1385-3783
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1570-0658
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10.1163/157006501X00023
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CIRCA 1533: ANXIETIES, DESIRES, AND DREAMS DENIS CROUZET University of Paris, Sorbonne Translated by JONATHAN GOOD Minnesota ABSTRACT In Italy, the Holy Roman Empire, and France, one can discern in the last decades of the fifteenth century and the early years of the sixteenth a powerful anguish about the future, taking one of two forms: either the vision of an imminent Last Judgment, or a great rupture in time, announcing the dawn of a new Covenant. In France, one of the peculiar features of this historical process was the tension that built up around the year 1533, one thousand five hundred years after the death of Christ. This tension could explain the offensive launched individually or collectively by the men who stood behind Marguerite de Navarre-men of faith who hoped to bring the kingdom into the evan- gelical sphere of the Word of God, given to each and to all. Their defeat, following the inaugural address of Nicholas Cop, and the two Affairs of the Placards, left the way open for the emergence of a sharp division between, on the one hand, a "popery" pro- claiming that the End of Time had come, and, on the other, a

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Published: Jan 1, 2001

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