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The likeness of Thomas More

Stanley Morison

The likeness of Thomas More

an iconographical survey of three centuries

by Stanley Morison

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Published by Burns and Oates in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portraits

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited and supplemented by Nicolas Barker
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26981395M
    OCLC/WorldCa1334729

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    Sir Thomas More (/ˈmɔːr/; 7 February – 6 July ), venerated by Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance was a councillor to Henry VIII and also served as Lord High Chancellor of England from October to 16 May More opposed the Protestant Reformation, in particular the theology of /5. Sir Thomas More educational material resource center for teachers and scholars. Online library of More’s complete works, scholarship on Thomas More, and historical and biographical information, concordances, artwork, photos, images and lesson plans relating to the life of Thomas More.

    Utopia Introduction. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away was the commonwealth of , almost. Arguably one of the first books to invent an imaginary world, Thomas More's Utopia describes the travels of one man, Raphael Hythloday, to an undiscovered island that he considers to be the best country on earth. Nope, he's not exaggerating. Thomas More - Thomas More - Years as chancellor of England: Together with Tunstall, More attended the congress of Cambrai at which peace was made between France and the Holy Roman Empire in Though the Treaty of Cambrai represented a rebuff to England and, more particularly, a devastating reverse for Cardinal Wolsey’s policies, More managed to secure the inclusion of his .


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No likeness of More can be truer than his own works, especially his letters.5/5(4). Thomas More was the first great Christian humanist to write in English. He was close friends with Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutchman who was also a scholar and committed Christian.

They studied and translated the Greek classics and both agreed that humor was a more persuasive weapon in the literary arsenal than dry l This birth-to-death biography 4/5. In “The Gospel of Thomas: Jesus Said What?” in the July/August issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, New Testament scholar Simon Gathercole examines what the sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of Thomas reveal about the early Christian world in which they wereread the sayings of Jesus as translated by Stephen J.

Patterson and James M. Robinson and. The Likeness of Thomas More; An Iconographical Survey of Three Centuries. London: Burns and Oates, First edition. Quarto (11 3/4 inches tall), original dark red beveled cloth boards with gilt vignette, pink endpapers, dark red top edge, uncut, original dust jacket.

Alternative Title: Saint Thomas More Thomas More, in full Sir Thomas More, also called Saint Thomas More, (born February 7,London, England—died July 6,London; canonized ; feast day June 22), English humanist and statesman, chancellor of England (–32), who was beheaded for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the Church of England.

The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi rs speculate that the works were buried in response to a letter from Bishop Athanasius declaring a strict canon of Christian : Unknown, (attributed to Thomas).

Thomas More was the key counselor of King Henry VIII of England, who was tried for treason and beheaded in He is remembered for his book Utopia. Learn more at Looking for books by Thomas Moore. See all books authored by Thomas Moore, including The New Penguin Book of Love Poetry, and Words of Common Sense for Mind, Body, and Soul, and more on Note: The characters of More, Giles, and Morton all correspond in biographical background to actual historical people, Sir Thomas More (author of Utopia), the Humanist thinker Peter Giles, and former Chancellor of England Cardinal John fictional characters of the book, however, should not be considered to be direct translations of these historic personalities to the page.

St Thomas More's Feast Day is on J G.K. Chesterson said it best in "Thomas More is important today, but he is not as important now as he will be in years from today." In an age of moral and cultural relativism, it behooves us to remember why Quite simply, More stood up for the truth.

For what he knew to be right. Peter Ackroyd's The Life of Thomas More is a masterful reconstruction of the life and imagination of one of the most remarkable figures of history.

Thomas More () was a renowned statesman; the author of a political fantasy that gave a name to a literary genre and a worldview (Utopia); and, most famously, a Catholic martyr and into the professional clas4/5.

Get this from a library. The likeness of Thomas More: an iconographical survey of three centuries. [Stanley Morison; Nicolas Barker]. Thomas More's last letter Latin Epigrams, Epigrammata () Complete - Google Books Selected Epigrams - White Trash Scriptorium Instructions and Prayers A Godly Instruction, c A Godly Meditation, A Devout Prayer (before dying), Prayers from the Treatise on the Passion, c - TMS Library Other Sir Thomas More's Epitaph.

: Thomas More: A Biography (): Marius, Richard: Books. Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: by: Society in Utopia by Thomas More In his book Utopia, Thomas More examines a society that seems to be the ideal living situation for human beings.

The main thesis of Utopia is his solution to many of the problems that are being faced in English society in the early 16th century. Sir Thomas More ( - ) was the first person to write of a 'utopia', a word used to describe a perfect imaginary world.

More's book imagines a complex, self-contained community set on an island, in which people share a common culture and way of life. He coined the word 'utopia' from the Greek ou-topos meaning 'no place' or 'nowhere'. Thomas More was born into a prosperous London family in When More was twelve years old, he began working as a page boy in the household of Cardinal Morton, the Archbishop of Canterbury and a member of King Henry VII’s cabinet.

He learned about the affairs of church and state, impressed.Genre/Form: Portraits: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morison, Stanley, Likeness of Thomas More. New York, Fordham University Press [, ©].Likeness of Thomas More. London, Burns and Oates [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas More, Saint; Thomas More, Saint; Thomas More, saint) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Morison.