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Unformatted text preview: • New saints to show the helpful authority of the church • Plague art: great canvases Protestants • No saints, no reason to do processions • Emphasis on prayer rather than confession • Slow to add public health bureaucracies and controls • Books of prayers and individual guidelines for plague times • Plague art often personal, private St Charles Borromeo • From noble Milanese family • Served as a secretary at the Council of Trent • Made Archbishop of Milan, to implement Tridentine reforms • Also became Cardinal • Directed Church’s efforts in plague of 1576 Plague confinement: an example of the larger theme • Desperate times, desperate measures Both “contagion” theory and “miasm” theory...
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- Fall '11
- Council Of Trent, Milan, Spanish Inquisition, Papal inquisition