Search for dissertations about: "Johannes Magnus"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Johannes Magnus.

  1. 1. Johannes Magnus and the Composition of Truth : Historia de omnibus Gothorum Sueonumque regibus

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Astrid Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johannes Magnus; Latin historiography; history; historiography; truth; tyrants; kings; Gothicism; Renaissance;

    Abstract : Johannes Magnus (1488–1544) was the last Catholic archbishop of Uppsala to hold residence in Sweden. He was also a historian and wrote a work in Latin about Swedish history that was to gain an unparalleled importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Compilation and Translation : Johannes Widekindi and the Origins of his Work on a Swedish-Russian War

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet

    Author : Arsenii Vetushko-Kalevich; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johannes Widekindi; historiography; Neo-Latin; compilation; translation; Swedish-Russian relations;

    Abstract : The purpose of the dissertation is to trace the working process of Johannes Widekindi (ca 1620–1678), Swedish historiographer of the Realm, when writing his bilingual history of the Swedish military actions in Russia in 1609–1617, published in 1671 in Swedish as Thet Swenska i Ryssland tijo åhrs Krijgz-Historie and in 1672 in Latin as Historia Belli Sveco-Moscovitici Decennalis.Chapter 1 of the dissertation consists of an overview of the Latin historiography during the Swedish Great Power period, together with a sketch of Widekindi’s biography and an overview of his works. READ MORE