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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., and yet they were linked with and responded to each other in complex and interesting ways. tutino@history.ucla.edu Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 early modern legal judgment moral theology Augustine belief physical evidence Examining the intellectual, cultural...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 January 2024
... legal judgment reading bodily signs In 1659, a certain Sieur Bouvet, then serving as the provost of the French king's armies in Italy, published an instructional manual for judges. Bouvet's Admirable Manners for Discovering All Kinds of Crimes and Spells sought to counsel his fellow judges...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
...”) in the gate he made to spy on her (241; 660). Mélusine’s parting gift to the now discredited Raymond is two rings which will guarantee protection from lawsuits and in battle. Raymond and his heirs will never be defeated “in a trial or legal judgment in court or in combat” [en plait ne en...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... as for legal judgment”; The Harmonies of “The Merchant of Venice,” (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1978), 32. 82 Harry Berger, “Marriage and Mercifixion in The Merchant of Venice,” in his Making 116  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 40.1 / 2010 Trifles of Terrors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 September 2023
... is Kant's Critique of Judgment (1790), formulated after more than two centuries of agonized Protestant hostility to visual religious artifacts. After two hundred years of iconoclasm, the discourse of Aesthetics faced the challenge of evangelical disgust at the enslaving, idolatry-inducing Catholic image...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 493–518.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Elizabeth Papp Kamali In medieval English texts, a common refrain, drawn from scripture, urged that only God could search the mind and heart of a sinner, and that those who judge others might face their own grave judgment on the last day. This sits uneasily with the task of issuing a felony verdict...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... As an aspect of judicial procedure, physiognomy supplied a critical tool that allowed jurists and judges in court to ground their judgment of a defendant's body when assessing the likelihood of whether the accused committed a crime. manuela.bragagnolo@unitn.it Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2023
... judgments in processes both formal and informal, all of them beyond the reach of historical inquiry and traceable to the aims of no one person. No fund of evidence was better disposed to exhibit the legal childhood of Europe than laws composed in the vernacular by the successor-states of Rome. 53...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in which some held tenaciously to the law, even when a central argument in Luther’s protest lay in privileging faith to the exclusion of the works of law. In this play about judgment, a play that formally borrows from its medieval predecessors, Shakespeare affirms that no legal system can...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... them nicely boiled and roasted.1 Thomasin presents a harsh picture of the contemporary treatment of heretics with a witty play on the word geriht (“dish” or “judgment Leopold’s treat- ment of the heretics on behalf of the devil makes Leopold look fiercer in his punishment of heretics than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2013
... judgment. The response of merely increasing legal oversight, encouraging contracts and formal bonds, turns into simply a deferral of the original crux; after all, is not the legal institution (or the Sovereign, or the State, or the Bank) itself just one more symbolic Other, on a vast scale? What...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 January 2024
... position but Casoni's as well—is no longer the rather vague and capacious category of discretion but rather a far more rigorous principle of judgment, one that, when supported by the use of the loci in the construction of an argument, enables the judge to discover the truth in the case brought before him...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 September 2016
... judgment is ultimately inseparable from an eschatological framework. The result is an engaging and often illuminat- ing narrative of historical decline, punctuated by emphatic local instances of strong moral judgment; yet it is oddly inexplicit about the theological and metaphysical sources...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
... until whatever proper time he might wish” (5.12). Indeed, God's own sense of timing is consonant with that of the Theotokos, as he sits in judgment and condemns “not whenever one might wish to transgress, but whenever one might commit or be about to commit the transgression” (5.13). Judgments, human...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 39–56.
Published: 01 January 2001
... for a separate Welsh archdiocese, one of his grounds was that “the peoples of our province are distinct in nation, language, laws and customs, judgements and manners” [populos nostre provincie natione, lingua, legibus et moribus, iudiciis et consuetu- dinibus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2008
... protested the marriage. Mühlenbein’s second report included quite fine sketches of Ernst (see fig. 5) and of the still-born infant. The consistory then forwarded the entire bundle to the Board of Health for its judgment. Three members produced opinions. All gave reasons...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 349–375.
Published: 01 May 2020
... torture and an extraordi- narily long period of incarceration.13 In the eyes of her judges, however, this did not mean she was innocent. Her release was a typical case of an absolutio ab instantia not a definitive acquittal, but rather a provisional judgment that would allow the authorities to resume...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 573–596.
Published: 01 September 2023
... for judging the success of a work of literary art,” noting later that “judgment of poems is different from the art of producing them.” 34 For the most part, the essay engages with historical authors until, in a crescendo at the close of their argument, the authors turn on T. S. Eliot, then still...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 431–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to the judgment of a wider audience. Bizance in fact makes the sharing of an opinion about the treatise the condition of his writing and presenting it to Salem: “[A]nd than thou shalte with good wyll have it: And I praye the let me than knowe thy further mynde, what thou thynkest in it” (A3r). In the dialogue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 503–531.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Jason Crawford Early modern English literary culture was thick with tales of divine judgment. Texts ranging from true-crime pamphlets to Thomas Beard's vast collection The Theatre of God's Judgements (1597) promised to disclose God's work in history, and they found signs of that work in stories...