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What’s in a name?1 Few would disagree that the early modern period witnessed a ‘refashioning’ of the Catholic Church, generally set to begin in the 1540s, the decade …

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Machielsen, Jan, “Counter-Reformation”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 23 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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