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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lindsay Diggelmann In 1188, an eye-catching display of royal anger resulted in the destruction of the ancient elm tree at Gisors by Philip II of France. Building on recent reappraisals of anger and other emotions in the medieval context, this essay seeks to understand how contemporary observers may...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Andrew S. Jacobs © by Duke University Press 2003 The Remains of the Jew: Imperial Christian Identity in the Late Ancient Holy Land Andrew S. Jacobs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 383–385.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Annabel Wharton © by Duke University Press 2003 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Rereading Late Ancient Christianity: Introduction...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 453–470.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David G. Hunter © by Duke University Press 2003 Rereading the Jovinianist Controversy: Asceticism and Clerical Authority in Late Ancient Christianity...
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Figure 2. An ancient philosopher wearing a pallium. Ottavio Ferrari, De Re Vestiaria , (Padua, 1654), fol. 199r. Author photo. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
... positions emerged concerning English institutions and national identity. This article argues that these various renderings of English ancient constitutionalism reveal a protean and heightened sense of England’s juridical past. It contextualizes these divergent narratives in the identity crisis engendered...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of personality in the visual and literary arts of the period. But nowhere was its influence greater than in the practice of criminal law. This special issue explores the varied ways that jurists and judges drew on theories—ancient and modern—of how to read the human body, the face especially, in order to help...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 413–442.
Published: 01 September 2008
... thousand years ago, might solve their suffering here and now. Yet they wouldn't dream of seeking succor in the works of Galen. Why? How have the beliefs and practices that guided Western medicine up through the eighteenth century come to seem, paradoxically, more alien and distant than ancient Chinese...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... acquired humanist education by quoting from ancient, medieval, and contemporary authors in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, French, and Italian, often on the theme of everlasting friendship. This essay looks closely at one album, owned by a German student attending law school at the University of Padua from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 609–615.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Nicholas Hardy This article uses an annotated copy of the 1587 edition of the Septuagint, the ancient Greek translation of the Old Testament, as a window onto the relationship between biblical criticism and vernacular translation in early seventeenth-century England. The author recently identified...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 313–334.
Published: 01 May 2022
... ancient epic. A decade later, however, Vegio was alluding to Virgil’s poetry irreverently in distichs and epigrams, regarding Virgil’s example as justification for poetic frivolity. The vogue for such poetic trifles sparked controversy between Vegio and his literary associates over poetic decorum...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 407–413.
Published: 01 September 2022
... into the picture and to see what avenues might be opened as a result. Articles explore what happens to ancient and medieval habits, practices, and conceptualizations of virtue and the virtue tradition resulting from the complex reorganizations of ritual, sacramental, ecclesiological, theological, and ethical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Thomas Roebuck The vocalized edition of the Mishnah (the ancient compilation of Jewish oral teachings) published in Amsterdam in 1646 has long been an object of fascination to scholars. The story of its creation at the confluence of Jewish publishing and Christian millenarian enthusiasm is well...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 225–259.
Published: 01 May 2023
... that served medieval students’ training in Latin composition and understanding of the ancient world. gerberax@jmu.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 geography medieval commentary on classical Latin poetry maps and diagrams classroom pedagogy rhetoric Medievalists have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Kristján Hannesson Scholars have related Petrarch's reflections on fragments and ancient ruins to his poetics and to his evolving sense of self. He expresses fears that his texts might become fragmented in the hands of posterity, and he would rather burn them than show them to the public...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to the Ancients. Not only, according to Niccoli, should scholastic philosophy be entirely rejected, but even the achievements of the three crowns (Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio), which Salutati highly praises, ultimately betray a lack of erudition and style. Salutati is satisfied by Niccoli s skills...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., a stigma. But what might this imply? Christianity and the history of the tattoo The history of tattooing is by now not altogether uncharted territory. The ancient Greeks and Romans used tattooing to mark the bodies of criminals and slaves, that is, to inscribe the violence of punishment or possession...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 55–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... sedition. Instead, Laud prioritized reading the ancients over the moderns. 12 Amassing a vast collection of oriental manuscripts, he further increased the Hebrew professorship stipend and founded the first lectureship in Arabic at the University of Oxford. 13 On this view, it would appear...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is summed up in the core work done by the title, which collapses primitive West and anciently civilized East into one — making both “primitive” com- pared to Europe. So even though the volumes in the series covered travels 2 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 41.1 / 2011 to different...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2000
... maintain that early modern historiographers provided “a traditional rationale for newly acquired power and privilege. Invoking the legendary names of Brute and Arthur, Tudor historians produced fables of ancient descent and providential purpose to validate a new dynasty’s claim to the English throne.”3...