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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Steven Justice Scholarship has routinely assumed that the many medieval eucharistic miracle stories about hosts witnessed as discernibly the body of Christ — newborn, bloody, crucified, or dismembered — were designed to quell doubts in the doctrine of the Mass with coercive ocular confirmation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... tours of the Zitelle, at the end of which he declared his satisfaction at the excellent treatment his daughter had received there. Diplomatic correspondence — especially reports by the two official interpreters who mediated the Ottoman dignitary’s interactions with his Venetian hosts — demonstrates how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 315–337.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of host desecration and the phenomenon of transubstantiation, as well as in its uneasiness about the spectacle of the Passion. The sacrament itself is about the folding of time through the omnipresence of Christ’s sacrifice and mankind’s redemption. The Eucharist is simultaneously a commemoration...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 281–309.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., the community, of those who take just this view of the body of Christ, and partake in its cult. Being at once both large and Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33:2, Spring 2003. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2003 / $2.00. small, Host and Church...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 2002
... salon of Madeleine Des Roches and her daughter Catherine. Pasquier seized upon the parasite as the motif for a literary contest, calling upon his young host- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32:2, Spring 2002. Copyright © by Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in the Americas, this initial circumscribes Eucharistic scenes.32 Figures 1 and 2 show different represen- tations of the priest elevating the host after saying the words of consecration. The Eucharistic logic here is all but obvious: the historiated initial T features an image of the priest consecrating...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., the Commu- nion of the Apostles, in which Joos van Gent painted the institution of the sac- rament of the altar at the Last Supper in an ecclesiastic setting above a predella. The latter depicts one of the anti-Jewish legends concerning the desecration of the Host by Jews, an ensuing eucharistic miracle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... frequently overlapping) forms: the despoiling of the eucharistic host, and the ritual murder of the boy saint.47 Although incidents of host desecra- tion could be bloody (the cut up host would bleed), the stabbing of young boys and the collection of their curative blood from multiple wounds, a libel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... viewpoint. The womb is a particularly rich font for this approach, not only for its generative potential, but also for its symbiosis with its host and its material properties of expansion and con- traction. It is at once individual and communal, spatial and generic. It is a locale because...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Boy meets girl at party hosted by more or less responsible adult: it’s one of the oldest setups in the book, from Odysseus and Nausicaa and Cinder- ella and her prince to Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. The motif is not unknown in Shakespeare either...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the Mediterranean as a sequence of contested frontiers in a manner con- sonant with the ideologies of the Iberian reconquista. On the other hand, Pero Tafur derives much of his authority as a travel writer from his intimate relationships with his Muslim and Greek Orthodox hosts. While the adven- ture mode...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... especially, they have retained their force over the intervening centuries.1 For this reason, the comparison I am about to make may come as a surprise. Blood libel propaganda —  accusations of Jewish host desecration and ritual murder — is much less fre- quent in Iberia and surfaces much later than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... omits confessing the murder of his nephew, Herkenbald claims he has committed no sin: he killed the boy purely in order to administer the law with equity rather than to take vengeance. Having thus refused to administer the sacrament, the bishop leaves with the host still in the pyx...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2013
...- ment that sanctuary inspired. 548  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 43.3 / 2013 Peculiar London St. Martin’s was not London’s only liberty, nor its only sanctuary; indeed, medieval London was a patchwork of legal jurisdictions. A host of liberties and peculiars, small...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2008
... baths, where Vasilii III and Solomonida sent clothing and other customary gifts to the couple (fur coat, sandals, new dress clothes, and so on). A banquet followed afterward, hosted by the groom, where it was now the groom’s turn to offer gifts to the grand prince and grand princess (imported...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... participants, lay people were indeed obligated to keep the Host at arm’s length: only priests were actually permitted to touch the Host or even the sacred vessels with their bare hands.24 As I will show below, this privilege of priestly touch was often invoked in vernacular sermons to demonstrate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 44.3 / 2014 Figure 6. Baptism of St. Martin. Detail of jubé at Saint-­Fiacre. Author’s photograph. Wood and host: Hewn ecology and the body of Christ Just as the ecomateriality of Christ’s blood connects with other salvific liq- uids through a fluid ecology, so...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... suffering, endur- ing a ritualized form of torture that positions the Jews as the abusers of a Christ-­like innocent and, by extension, Christ himself.32 The assault on Simon’s body also found a parallel with iterations of the anti-­Semitic trope of host desecration, such as the miracle tale wherein...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 47–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Elene, the only extant pre-Conquest poetic account of the legend, that this essay takes as its subject. Because Elene is one of the longest Old English poems that sur- vives and because it deals with a host of issues central to Anglo-Saxon liter- ature and culture—namely, cross worship...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Diplomatic Studies, the only peer- reviewed journal devoted to the field. In addition to its journal, the net- work has also been hosting scholars of early modern diplomatic studies at its annual conference, Splendid Encounters, going into its ninth year in 2020. More recently, Tracey Sowerby (Oxford...