In der Reihe werden herausragende monographische Untersuchungen und Sammelbände zu allen Aspekten der Philosophie Kants veröffentlicht, ebenso zum systematischen Verhältnis seiner Philosophie zu anderen philosophischen Ansätzen in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Veröffentlicht werden Studien, die einen innovativen Charakter haben und ausdrückliche Desiderate der Forschung erfüllen. Die Publikationen repräsentieren damit den aktuellsten Stand der Forschung.
Gabriel´s Inferno is the first in this intoxicating trilogy featuring Gabriel and Julia, following their sensual journey of forbidden love - with all the obsessive yearning of Twilight with the intensity of Fifty Shades of Grey . One man´s salvation, one woman´s sensual awakening . . . Gabriel Emerson is a man tortured by his dark past. A highly respected university professor, Gabriel uses his notorious good looks and charm to lead a secret life of pleasure where nothing is out of bounds. Sweet and innocent, Julia Mitchell enrols as Gabriel´s graduate student and his immediate attraction to her, and their powerful and strange connection, threatens to derail his career. Wildly passionate and sinful, Gabriel´s Inferno is an exploration of the intense power of forbidden love. Sylvain Reynard is a Canadian writer with an interest in Renaissance art and culture and an inordinate attachment to the city of Florence.
The manuscript of Il Fior di Battaglia is in the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms Ludwig XV 13. It is dated to about 1410, and was written by Fiore dei Liberi. This book is a complete representation of the Art of Arms (armizare), on foot, on horseback, in armour, out of armour, wrestling, dagger, sword, spear and pollax. Even wrestling on horseback! The book is written in Italian, and there is no translation, introduction or commentary included in this edition. We have made one change to the current binding. It is obvious from the content that folio 38 should be bound between folia 14 and 15, so we have placed it there, but retained the folio numbers for the convenience of modern scholars accustomed to the current page order as bound. We have produced this facsimile from scans in the public domain, which you can find online at wiktenauer.com. It is as close to the size of the original manuscript as possible with current print-on-demand technology. Our intention in publishing it is to produce an affordable reproduction that duplicates as closely as possible the experience of handling and owning the original, but at a reasonable price. This is indispensible reading for any scholar of medieval history, swordsmanship, medieval and renaissance combat, or re-enactment.