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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Alexander’s father was Nectanabus, a mage and astrologer who seduced Queen Olympias with an astronomy lesson, deceived her by using animal pelts to disguise himself as a god, and then used his magic arts to retard the child’s birth when his astrological calculations indicated the child would be born a hybrid...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2013
... systems, astrology, political and religious history, social history, diary writ- ing and early modern subjectivity, women’s writing, the history of medicine, and representations of domesticity.5 Curiously absent from these conversa- tions, though, is a focused study of one of the greatest...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
... that the iudicia navitatis are allowed only if they refrain from claiming “certain conclusion” [sine certa asseveratione] and only outline a person's “physical inclinations and qualities” [inclinationibus et qualitatibus corporeis]. 13 According to Ghirardelli, astrology and physiognomy are equally...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2024
... in a variety of fields developed a modern, learned “science of physiognomy.” Medical doctors developed many of their diagnostic theories based on the notion that body and soul were deeply interconnected. So too did astrologers, who made use of it to predict the future. This science, in short, played a central...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
... philosopher and astrologer Girolamo Manfredi. 15 Others were new works, such as Pelligrini's I segni della natura ne l'huomo and Annibale Raimondo's Nomandia , first printed in 1549. 16 One year later, L'edificio del corpo umano by the eclectic writer Francesco Sansovino was produced by the press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 181–195.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Bade s 1500 satire Der zotten ende der narren scip with facing- page Middle Dutch transcription.] Baten, Henri, of Mechelen. The Astrological Autobiography of a Medieval Philosopher: Henry Bate s Nativitas (1280 81). Edited by Carolos Steel, Steven Vanden Broecke, David Juste, and Shlomo Sela...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 533–551.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of Magie ” (10). In chapter 4, Epistemon distinguishes between the two parts of astrology in a way that clearly criminalizes prediction: “The first [part of astrology is characterized] by knowing thereby the powers of simples, and sickenesses, the course of the seasons and the weather, being ruled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., where it rests alongside the Middle English romances The Erle of Toulouse and the Tale of Gamelyn, Chaucer’s Cook’s Prologue and Tale, and a poetic treatise Bruso / Bodies Hardened for War  259 on astrology. At the micro level of manuscript context...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to Alexander the Great covering topics “from ethical and political advice, to prescriptions for diet and hygiene, to astrological lore.”2 Laud Misc. 416 additionally includes the universal history Cursor mundi and John Clifton’s translation of Vegetius’s treatise, De re militari. The final text...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 January 2000
... copied Constantinus Africanus’s chapters on the anatomy of the generative organs onto the blank pages immediately following the fetus-in-utero figures from Muscio. With its dia- grams of the female and male genitalia, astrological charts, figures of the fetus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., amiable, and somewhat eccentric mathemati- cian, philosopher, astrologer, and antiquary, and he played a significant role in the life of the University of Oxford and in the founding of the Bodleian Library, despite the fact that he was well known to be a Catholic who “drew into Gloucester Hall many...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... anciens traités astrologiques latins d’origine arabe (Xe siècle). Brill’s Studies in Intellectual History, vol. 152. Brill’s Texts and Sources in Intellectual History, vol. 2. Leiden: Brill, 2007. xvi, 726 pp.; 45 tables, 3 diagrams, 6 illus. $194.00. [Study of medieval astrology and critical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 215–236.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... iv, 210 pp.; charts throughout. Paper eur 36.00. Azzolini, Monica. The Duke and the Stars: Astrology and Politics in Renais- sance Milan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2013. xiii, 370 pp.; 19 figs. $49.95. Ball, Philip. Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in contemporary scientific discourse (astrology, humoral theory, and climatol- ogy) was a racial difference encompassing religion, skin color, anatomy, sex- uality. Benoît’s conjoining of monstrous corporeality with a similarly mon- strous lack of reason to describe in crusading...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 183–197.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., 247 pp.; 49 figs. Paper $35.00. Quinlan-­McGrath, Mary. Influences: Art, Optics, and Astrology in the Ital- ian Renaissance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (2013) 2016. xi, 284 pp.; 14 color and 26 black-­and-­white plates. Paper $35.00. Ramírez-­Weaver, Eric M. A Saving Science...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 367–382.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., Suffolk: D. S. Brewer, 2020. 248 pp. $99.00. Jensen, Phebe. Astrology, Almanacs, and the Early Modern English Calendar . Foreword by Alison A. Chapman. London: Routledge, 2021. xxiv, 322 pp., 26 color plates, 73 black-and-white figs., 2 charts. $159.00. Geltner, G. Roads to Health...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 105–139.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., treating such matters as the heavens, years, hours, days, movement of the planets, and the extent of the earth and sea, the former is a more techni- cal astronomical and astrological work. The De concordantia discusses the 116 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 51.1 / 2021 influence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in the literature is particularly striking given that early modern patients and heal- ers viewed emotions as one of six external causes of illness, known as the six nonnaturals. A notable exception is Michael MacDonald’s valuable study of astrological physician Richard Napier, which explores how emotional dis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 199–216.
Published: 01 January 2017
...: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. xii, 284 pp.; 7 figs., 7 tables. $45.00. Hayton, Darin. The Crown and the Cosmos: Astrology and the Politics of Maximillian I. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. xiii, 312 pp.; 32 illus. $45.00. Vesel, Matjaž. Copernicus: Platonist, Astronomer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and the Silence of the “Indians” 215 Figure 16. The author’s journey to Lima. Guaman Poma, Nueva corónica, 1105, drawing 385. Permission of the Danish Royal Library. Figure 17. The astrologer- poet. Guaman Poma, Nueva corónica, 897, drawing 330. Permission of the Danish Royal Library. the author...