Viglius van Aytta als humanist en diplomaat 1507-1549.

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This is a study on the life of Viglius Zuichemus ab Aytta (Wigle van Aytta van Swichum, 1507 -I577), the famous Frisian jurist and statesman, from his birth to his appointment to the presidency of the Secret Council on New Year's day 1549. This period of Viglius' life can be divided into two parts: until April 1542, when he exchanged his professorship in Civil Law at the University of Ingolstadt for the position of councillor in the Secret Council, his career had been one of scholarship; after 1542 he became a diplomat. In this book this division is marked by the transition between chapters II and III. ... Zie: Summary
Original languageDutch
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
  • Waterbolk, Edzo Hendrik, Supervisor, External person
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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