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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Andrew R. Casper This essay recovers the dialectics of authenticity informed by the reinvigorated emergence of the Mandylion of Edessa as an authorized early Christian relic in Counter-Reformation Italy. The original was a miraculously generated icon of Christ's face which later became a major...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
... authority and authenticity resident in the Christian city of Jerusalem.6 Relics also demonstrate how intimately interwoven were the material and intellectual practices of Christian empire-building from the holy city: for a relic to retain its cultural and religious value, it had to be authenticated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the veracity of the relic was not without precedent. Subjecting a relic to a flame was actually formally adopted by the Second Council of Saragossa (529) as a means of testing its authenticity. Bede (in 670) chronicled the application of a fire “test” to the cloth Veronica used to wipe Jesus’s face...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... in the world of goods. In the case of relics, such processes included the public ritual of dis- covery or inventio of the saint’s remains, authentication of the remains, translation to an appropriate site for veneration, and identification of mirac- ulous interventions of the saint that proved the relics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 463–477.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that guarantee cultural authenticity in modernity, for example, authorship, language, or national boundaries, are more often than not unfixed and indeterminate in early medieval textuality. Nonethe- less, there is a need to authorize and impose cultural worth on even the most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... evidence a historical understanding that pursues aims other than the humanistic desire “to recover the past authentically.” In place of a historiography of loss and recovery on the one hand, or of undifferentiated continuity on the other, they represent historical change as a form of conversion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
... on the omission of his description of the icon, Psellos's point being that the direct, authentic experience of the event was what counted rather than a secondhand verbal account of it. 12 Indeed, Barber calls for a move away from the “iconographical problem” (that is, the attempt to reconstruct the icon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Such belated veneration of the Virgin's Byzantine milk relic might surprise, coming from a Venetian Patriarch in 1618, when the reform work of the Tridentine church was long thought to have worked its effects. It underscores not only the traditional anti-Roman stance of the Republic of Venice, recently renewed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... through the transfer of relics to Ottonian territory, the building of a new church in honor of a saint, or other recent events.22 For example, Gongolf, a Burgundian noble, was mur- dered in 760; in 960, a church built in Mainz in his honor was raised to the status of an imperial church. Pelagius...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
...- jara y Xavier, this relic-­obsessed ruler obtained some of the Virgin of Tobet’s Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 41:3, Fall 2011 DOI 10.1215/10829636-­1363945  © 2011 by Duke University Press perspiration for his already colossal collection of holy remains...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 469–491.
Published: 01 September 2007
...; and there is a spiritual stair or ladder between the two. Constantinople is the city entrusted to its emperor by God for the purpose of replicating the life of heaven, the real presence of which is displayed in its relics and its holy images as much as in its sacraments.17 The drops of Christ’s blood guarded...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
...-Saxon refoun- dation, for alongside his many gifts to the house, he rebuilt the complex and with great ceremony enshrined Æthelthryth’s sarcophagus within the church, placing alongside it the relics of her sisters: Wihtburg, abbess of her own foundation at East Dereham, and Sexburg, queen of Kent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 2021
... the town relic of St. John. 20 In Durham, Rogationtide processors carried portable shrines and relics including the banner of St. Cuthbert. 21 From the 1520s on, village bylaws insisted upon provision of markers of wood or stone. 22 Some perambulations made use of theatrical properties from parish...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 May 2008
... monarch in their own territory, and that fact presses a question of the authenticity of the scripted representation. The printed script reaches for artifactual status akin to the moose, the bustards, and the rye — forms of flourishing life from a differ- ent culture. What can we make...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., conferring legitimacy and authenticity on the transaction. The value of the donation and Bauduin’s status were reflected in the will- ingness of the nuns to welcome him into the sacred space of the cloister, a carefully guarded privilege not extended without careful deliberation. Con- versely, in 1224...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the relics of the book-past. And many who now live with the past for a living might nod in recognition: the metaphor slips on comfortably, like a well-worn shoe. The past can feel like a place as much as it does a time—a foreign place, outside the doors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- tion, centered on or was deeply influenced by Eucharistic controversies.”37 Like the controversy over transubstantiation, debates over the role of images and ritual objects in worship and the efficacy of relics worried the relation- ship between the seen and the unseen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... as to whether the hagiographer was, in fact, Brigid s own nephew.19 All of this conferred authenticity and antiq- uity upon Cogitosus and gave his vita what appeared to be the most secure historical anchor. Messingham, Rochford, and Colgan all duly decided that Cogitosus was the senior source.20 Unlike...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... between body, food, and, in the case of the Baptist, relic. It is not clear in the Modena panel if we are seeing the father presenting the infant on a platter as food to Vincent Ferrer or as evidence of cannibalistic infanti- cide. Further back in the compositional space, the altar at which Vincent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... panorama of the city, his drawings of antiquities, and costume figures, many drawn from the back as if objects in a landscape, contribute to an impression of the Turkish people themselves as unchanging relics of the past.39 Pieter Coecke van Aelst was another artist who contributed...