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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 313–334.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Brett Mottram Studies on the Renaissance reception of Virgil as an epic, georgic, and bucolic poet typically overshadow Virgil’s reception as an author of light, ludic verse. In 1428, Maffeo Vegio (1407–1458) wrote his Supplementum to Virgil’s Aeneid , an earnest attempt to complete the revered...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Penelope Meyers Usher This essay explores the early modern reemergence of the sortes Virgilianae , a practice that involves opening a bound copy of Virgil (often with a pin) and finding prophecy in the verse upon which the seeker lands. Examining the accounts of the sortes in antiquity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 225–259.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... The cartographic elements in these classical texts have recently been brought to scholarly attention by Alfred Hiatt, who examines depictions of the antipodes in assorted textual traditions, including medieval commentaries on Virgil's and Ovid's poetry. Hiatt sees these depictions functioning as visual glosses...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... representation almost uninterruptedly from Hesiod to Virgil’s Aeneid through Samuel Purchas’s Theatre of Politicall Flying-Insects (1657) and beyond. In fact, the history of the natural history of bees is an especially interesting case of this more gen- eral trend, because it demonstrates so clearly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 517–536.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of early Christian Rome, echo- ing Virgil, fashioning virtuous heroes, and promoting new celestial guardians, would operate as the base camp for exploring new modes of Roman self- understanding. Excavations of this sort might indeed be capable of reshap- ing civic identity and public memory. 16...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... He draws an analogy. Virgil says that men of the heroic age were gigantic in size and power: Tur- nus, in his last battle, heaves up a rock that “twelve picked men could now barely support, such are the bodies earth produces for men.”28 This, too, is hard to believe, and many disbelieve...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
... treats as if it were the tomb of Hector. Andro- mache tells Aeneas the story of her captivity, along with her son Astyanax, in the hands of Pyrrhus, the killer of Priam. In his prefaces to the play, Racine quotes from Virgil and adds, “There, in a few verses, is the entire subject of this tragedy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 343–374.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Ronsard addresses the forest as the place where he heard Apollo’s arrows, tuned his lyre, and other clichés of lyric creation, we ourselves supply the name. However, Ronsard takes a while to get there. First he takes leave of a panoply of lyric topoi, evocations mostly of Virgil: Forest, haute...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in Early Modern Convents  53 – 77 Terpstra, Nicholas Body Politics: The Criminal Body between Public and Private  7 – 52 Trettien, Whitney Isabella Whitney’s Slips: Textile Labor, Gendered Authorship, and the Early Modern Miscellany  505 – 521 Usher, Penelope Meyers “Pricking in Virgil”: Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and not of the temporal condition of the empire when he said: While the house of Aneas, the Capitol, remains upon that immovable foundation, the Roman father rules supreme.22 Making Virgil into a prophet of Christianity, Petrarch establishes a histor- ical link between Aeneas and the pope...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., in Humanism, Machinery, and Renaissance Literature (Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 161 – 202. One of her examples is the edi- tion of “Homer in a nutshell,” which Elizabeth Young’s “Homer in a Nutshell: Virgil- ian Miniaturization and the Sublime,” PMLA 128, no. 1 (2013): 57...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
... here is not the fight but the threshold itself: for Spenser it is a perfectly equivocal place, suspended between the kinds of power and justice disposed on either side. Much as Virgil foregrounds the limen or portal of Priam’s hall as the locale where, taking his final stand, he will be killed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
... dispatched by Pallas in Book 10 of Virgil’s Aeneid. As D. C. Feeney notes, the Thebaid is a poem intensely concerned with its own belatedness in relation to previous epic literature. Developing as a “bloated and highly self-conscious adapta- tion of Virgil’s delaying tactics in the last three books...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of similar endeavors, such as cento poems created from fragments — words from Virgil, for example, rearranged to have a Christian meaning (on which see Scott McGill, Virgil Recomposed [Oxford: Oxford University Press, or the artist Kabe Wilson’s reworking of Virginia Woolf ’s A Room...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
...). Within this gesture, however, the association of poetic with sexual, political, and military conquest is made clear. 21 In Virgil’s Eclogue VIII, the speaker asks his patron to “Accept the songs essayed at your bidding, and grant that, amid the conqueror’s laurels, this ivy may creep...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 641–655.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of both Western and Christian ideals.] Day, Matthew. English Humanism and the Reception of Virgil, c. 1400–1550 . Oxford English Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. 240 pp. Hardcover, ebook. Davies, Jonathan, and John Monfasani, eds. Renaissance Politics and Culture: Essays...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... fuga, cruor, pallor, rubor, & quae his sunt similia.” Cf. Cicero, On Invention; Best Kind of Orator; Topics, trans. H. M. Hubbell (Cambridge, Mass.: Har- vard University Press, 1949), I.48; and cf. Virgil, Georgics, 3.440 – 44, of which Casoni cites the first line, “Morborum quoque te...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 443–456.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of texts with her consideration of the sortes Virgili- anae, a practice that involves opening a bound copy of Virgil and finding prophecy or advice in the verse upon which the eye lands. Myers argues that the practice “found a natural — yet distinct — place in the Renaissance cul- ture of pragmatic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., / and serviceless” woman, figuratively lacking slips to plant but with “leasure” time enough “to reade such Books, whereby I thought / myselfe to edyfye.” Whitney reads Scripture, histories, Virgil, Ovid, and Mantuan, but noth- ing can “refresh [her] mased muse, and cheare [her] brused brayne” except Hugh...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 225–244.
Published: 01 January 2012
... H. Virgil the Blind Guide: Marking the Way through “The Divine Comedy.” Montreal: McGill-­Queen’s University Press, 2010. xiii, 247 pp. $95.00. Kay, Tristan, Martin McLaughlin, and Michelangelo Zaccarello, eds. Dante in Oxford: The Paget Toynbee Lectures. London: Legenda, Modern Humanities...