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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2020
... various notions about the workings of shame. While the Aristotelian tradition prevails in late antique and medieval philosophical psychology, it is also possible to discern a parallel tradition of shame that adapts and exploits Latin Stoic and eclectic material. This article surveys this largely...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... (by Thomas Wilson) of the Latin Detectio written around 1568 by George Buchanan, a Scots Protestant writer and scholar, to justify the rebellion against Mary and her deposition, as well as further arguments in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 44:2, Spring 2014...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Colish, The Stoic Tradition from Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages, Volume 2: Stoicism in Chris- 416  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 45.2 / 2015 tian Latin Thought through the Sixth Century (New York: Brill, 1990), 64. As Colish argues, in this passage “Ambrose...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 157–182.
Published: 01 January 2000
... in Medieval England. Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library. London: Longman, 1998. xiii, 241 pp. £40.00, paper £14.99. Echard, Siân. Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition. Cambridge Stud- ies in Medieval Literature, vol. 36. Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Veblen’s famous coinage of the now well-used term conspicuous consump- tion on the cusp of the twentieth century. The slippery slope from the basic urge to clothe the self to fashion’s excesses emerged very early as a moraliz- ing trope, so that, for example, a favorite anecdote of early Stoic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 135–161.
Published: 01 January 2014
... is to reach gnōsis, the contemplative knowledge of God. What connects these two extensities of prayer as attending to and knowing God is the concept of apatheia. Today apatheia is familiar mostly as the Stoic ideal of being free of all passions.15 But while this definition is relevant for the Strōmateis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 433–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-Wilson. Oxford Medieval Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. lvii, 174 pp. $160.00. [Facing-page Latin text and English translation of this chronicle of key military and political events covering the years 1346 to 1365.] Armitage, Simon, trans. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Christ in Milton’s Paradise Regained (1671) to Satan’s temptation of a perfect appre- hension of classical knowledge.1 Christ has just rejected the philosophies of those Satan calls “the sect / Epicurean, and the Stoic severe” (IV.279  –  80), and his dismissal of ancient theories of the soul...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... conversations about classical understandings of misericordia. 39 For Augustine’s attack upon the Stoic conception of misericordia, compassion, and the emotions generally, see City of God, 9:4–5; 14:2, 8–10. Continuing in this tradition...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Hopkins University Press, 1989), 406 –  10; Robert Black, Human- ism and Education in Medieval and Renaissance Italy: Tradition and Innovation in Latin Schools from the Twelfth to the Fifteenth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 24  –  30, at 28. 11 Early English...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2004
... quite another matter to try buying off a poorer man, and Hellanicus’s refusal comes off not just as the generosity of a retainer in a moment of his gold-friend’s need, but as something of an eth- ical rebuke. Where the Latin Apollonius fails the test of Stoic egalitarianism, the Old English...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... heavily in early Chris- tian writing. Medieval Christians often thought about — and even thought with — the foreskin. In fact, medieval dictionaries identify the prepuce with the very act of thinking. Etymologists such as Osbern of Gloucester and Uguccione da Pisa derive the Latin praeputium...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Freudenthal, “[T]his physiologically-­grounded construal of the scala naturae implies that the living realm is continuous: plot the scale of being against the vital heat, and you get a continuous curve.”15 This notion is echoed in the more general Stoic cosmology of which Aristotle was a part. As S. Sam...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... and a small dog, a creature traditionally associated with lust and carnality, as Erwin Panofsky notes.27 Off to the side, oranges lie on a wooden chest, while outside the window a fruit-laden cherry tree can be glimpsed. The artist has put his name in a prominent position on the picture with the Latin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... comprehensive aspirations. The Stoics in particular systematized knowledge generally in terms of an exhaustive classification of disciplines: logic, natural philosophy, and ethics. Here we have something that comes closer to doctri- nal aspirations. But even Stoicism pales by comparison with Neoplatonism...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... with his hatte the dropps of raine from the house eeues, but could not reach them” (sig. F5r). Allen specifies that inter- rogators racked him and “caused needles to be thrust vnder his nailes” (sig. F5r). Brian of course remains stoic, and the narrative continues in detail: Yet the next day...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of Renaissance humanism, the discipline absorbed approaches to nature derived predomi- nantly from Hermetic, Pythagorean, Platonic, and Stoic sources.6 Intrigu- ingly, the English social body was experiencing a similarly destabilizing time with contestations to the traditional models of authority...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the medieval and early modern periods respectively. In “Old Habits Die Hard: Vestimentary Change in William Durandus’s Ratio- nale Divinorum Officiorum,” Denny-Brown points to the persistent paradox in material clothing that was lavishly ornamented yet communicated a Stoic asceticism and “spiritual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... addressing a female audience largely untrained in the Latin tradition and particularly when impersonating the lyrical prayers and devotions of such an audience. The voice thought appropriate for addressing religious women—rhythmical and alliterative, highly descriptive and concrete...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
...). This inclining in time could be read as influenced by Origen for whom God “stoops down in loving Dailey / Children of Promise  341 kindness” and radically distinguishes Origen’s approach to love from the Stoic and Platonic traditions...