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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Randon Jerris © by Duke University Press 2002 a Cult Lines and Hellish Mountains: The Development of Sacred Landscape in the Early Medieval Alps...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... venerated as a saint. In contrast to Tudor promotion of Henry as a saintly king, the popular cult–which preceded and outlived its political appropriation–celebrated Henry VI for his likeness to ordinary English men and women. This essay explores the resonance between the cult and the plays, especially how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... executions of four priests: Edmund Campion and Alexander Brian in 1581, Edmund Geninges in 1591, and Robert Southwell in 1595. In the narratives of these deaths, we can see how English Reformations not only occasioned new relic-making by English Catholics, but also, paradoxically, resulted in relic cults...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
...? The miracle of the True Cross The relic of the True Cross that Anne de Gonzague thrust into the flames had been gifted to her from the king of Poland, Jean Casimir Wasa, in 1668, but the reports of Cyril of Jersusalem show that a cult of the True Cross had been flourishing since the fourth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 517–536.
Published: 01 September 2003
... an unobstructed approach to Rome of the martyrs through catacomb cubicula refurbished and decorated by a fourth-century bishop whose energetic articulation of the cult of Peter and Paul was an unabashed assertion of Roman primacy, or whose hagiographic poetry constructed models of episcopal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... work offers on the contrary an “unflagging emphasis on the hybrid genealogy of any cultural form.” Catherine Sanok examines the popular cult of “Good King Henry VI”; she shows how this cult, operating outside of the textual traditions of chronicle history, provided a “conceptual resource...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 607–628.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Giuseppe Gerbino Columbia University New York, New York To speak of musical Petrarchism in sixteenth-century Italy is to speak of a historiographical ghost whose presence in the musicological literature is easy to feel but diffi cult to seize...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 183–197.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., paper $40.00. Cartwright, Jane, ed. The Cult of St. Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2016. xviii, 299 pp.; 15 figs. $125.00. Cornelison, Sally J., Nirit Ben-­Aryeh Debby, and Peter Howard, eds. Men- dicant Cultures in the Medieval and Early Modern World: Word, Deed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... transformation of the detritus of Western commodity culture into a valuable object is popular cinema’s treat- ment of the phenomenon known to anthropologists as the cargo cult, a term coined by anthropologists to describe the refashioning by Pacific islanders of worthless detritus washed ashore from Western...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2015
... European Towns (10th – 15th Centuries). Religion and Law in Medieval Christian and Mus- lims Societies, vol. 3. Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2014. 326 pp. Paper eur 75.00. [Articles in English or French.] Brown, Peter. The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christi- anity. Enlarged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Blanton-Whetsell / Shrine of St. Æthelthryth 229 cult center. The chronicle describes how Wihtburg’s relics were brought by stealth from the monastery at East Dereham and that, when inspected, they too were found incorrupted (120–23). Christine Fell has demonstrated that Wihtburg’s identity is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... repentant prostitutes were, for the most part, dedi- cated to or placed under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.44 They grew exponentially with the cult of Mary Magdalene, first at Vezelay, then in Provence.45 Founded by clergymen, these convents or houses reflected a male Christian ethos and its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the nature of Byzantine heresy as an objective entity is notoriously difŽcult. We tend to have only the version of the orthodox or of the persecutors, and they themselves irritatingly call their subjects by a variety of anachronistic or otherwise inappropriate names. In contrast the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and practice in the Middle Ages was a sublime fiction? (85) In Hamlet, Greenblatt speculates as to whether theater is a “disenchanted version of what the cult of purgatory once offered.”22 Negotiations with the 268 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.2 / 2003 dead are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
... location for the production and dissemination of Christian relics, those bits of sanctity that could be uncovered, through arcane knowledge or divine revelation: bones, clothes, books, sometimes dirt and water over which saints were believed to have passed.3 Of course, the “cult of relics” was not...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... through which to promote the cult of a new beato or saint.24 Like many such images, the Colantonio panel centers the composition on the moment of the miraculous cure. The dismembered child, at bottom right, is depicted twice: in pieces and fully restored. His parents appear above him; his father...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... typical cases in which appropriation contributes to the formation of collective identities such as those of nation, town, family, gender, and cult. A recurrent paradigm in the articulation of identity is the adoption of someone else’s history for one’s own, a paradigm familiar to us from the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2005
...- driven organization: “Book I, Late Medieval”; “Book II, ‘Drab’ ”; “Book III, ‘Golden.’ ” The introduction, subtitled “New Learning and New Ignorance,” immediately launches a “rough outline” of the entire volume that “is not very diffi cult to grasp.” Poetry of this period in Scotland, Lewis avers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2005
... assemblies where witches and demons are said to fornicate and dance naked, where members of an underground cult affi rm and reaffi rm their allegiance to the devil, where would-be plots are made and spells are cast, where children are sacrifi ced and then consumed in anthropophagous rituals. Strange...