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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 295–317.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Emma Lipton The York Memorandum Books feature both legal documents and dramatic records, suggesting that civic drama was defined by its engagement with legal as well as religious and guild practices. This essay argues that York’s Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem uses the legal paradigms of charter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith; Suzanne M. Yeager Saewulf’s Relatio de situ Jerusalem is one of the most significant yet understudied pilgrim texts of the twelfth century. Documenting the Jerusalem-bound traveler’s adventures through the medieval Mediterranean, the text is the first extant pilgrim...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 105–139.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and of the place of the Holy Land within it becomes a kind of virtual pilgrimage: a form of vicarious wandering that prompts religious contemplation and devotion. The article, which includes discussion of the manuscript’s unique and previously unstudied Jerusalem map, thus reminds us to keep in mind the inadequacy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Germany who took mental journeys to Jerusalem or Rome thereby resisted their enclosure. This article uses an approach created by the anthropologist Sherry Ortner to check and correct this resistance model. It shows that the interpretation of what imagined pilgrimage meant to and for these late medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Arcadius to all the churches of the East, creating a highway of sanctity from Jerusalem to Constantinople. For Vigilantius to condemn Jerome and Jerusalem, he must also condemn the emperor and Constantinople; likewise, for the emper- ors in the capital to claim religious dominion to complement...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., the monumental city gates which come to be adorned with the sepulchre of Hector; in the Alexander section, the sacred objects carried by the high priest as he confronts the conquering Mace- donian at the gates of Jerusalem. These iconic forms, emphasized both in text and in image, provide moments where...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2021
... or a camel), knew whereof he spoke. His garrulous descriptions of devotional journeys to Jerusalem and Sinai demonstrate the importance that pilgrimage and writing about pilgrimage held in medieval Europe. Pilgrimage formed a central motif of medieval culture and shaped a defin- ing aesthetic of early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of biblical texts must also be situated within the context of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. For Prot- estants, of course, the fall of Jerusalem “foresaw the fall of the new Romish ‘Babylon,’ ” while from the Catholic perspective, “the sins of the people of Jerusalem, which led to the city’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... child by hunger-­induced madness amid the horrors of the Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE — the painting omits any reference to famine or other deprivation; all it takes for wives and mothers to become cannibalistic child-­murderers, the visual evidence tells us, is a bout of dementia. Between text...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
... eye-­witness accounts all came from different parts of France, and, in all likelihood, had little or no contact with Muslims before they began their journey to Jerusalem. Consequently, these men were receptive to polemical attacks against Muslims, viewing them as intractable foes. In gen- eral...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2011
... becomes the Mediterranean traveler par excellence. As has been observed, Pero Tafur’s treatment of Jerusalem places particular emphasis on the city’s chivalric past. As is the case throughout the Andanças, Tafur’s account of his stay in Jerusalem manipulates romance’s episodic structure...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 9–55.
Published: 01 January 2007
... on against the shores of Syria during this interval, and took pos- session of Tripoli, Ascalon, Tyre and Acro. They gained control over all the seaports of Syria. They conquered Jerusalem and built there a church as an outward manifestation of their religion and worship...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the religious: artistic, cultural, political, and psychosocial. One can see the complex interplay of these diverse considerations not only in such common practices as the devout reimaginings of the Passion (Margery Kempe’s in Jerusalem, for example), but in something more unusual like the Mandeville...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of Hippo, as simultaneously portals into the heavenly Jerusalem: Why are the apostles and prophets [of Eph. foundations? Because their authority supports our weakness. Why are they portals? Because through them we enter the kingdom of God; for they proclaim it to us...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 September 2003
... narrative. She describes her life of insatiable desire for sex, culminating with her seduction of pilgrims about to sail for Jerusalem for the festival of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Having offered the favors of her body as payment for the passage, Mary arrives in Jerusalem, but when she...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 147–172.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... If Jerusalem stood at the center of the earth in Bede’s cosmology, as it did for his contemporaries, Rome figured in his historical imagination as capi- tal city when he engaged with the here and now of the English church and people. Jerusalem appears but twice in the Ecclesiastical History, and in each...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
...? The answer to this question might be found in Thomas Nashe’s Christ’s Tears Over Jerusalem (1593), a prime example of a text written by a secular author who is clearly influenced by religious discourse in general and the sermon in particular.35 Considered Nashe’s most sober and ambitious work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 2001
... there is much initial discussion of Jerusalem as the goal or end- point of the narrator’s journey, as the narrative goes on to unfold, it becomes harder and harder to recognize Jerusalem as anything more than an alleged goal. Certainly the narrator seems to be in no special...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 47–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... broader char- acterization of the recovery of meaning as complex process rather than sin- gular event, a point highlighted by the poem’s expansive rendition of Elene’s voyage to Jerusalem: finding the meaning of the Cross is depicted as a lengthy and arduous journey, rather than an instant revelation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... by patrons who may have selected the figures they wanted.4 Pietro della Valle, for example, who traveled from Venice to Constantinople on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, records having ordered one such collection in 1614.5 In the sixteenth century, costume books were produced by Western artists working...