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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of legal cases possible. Zavattari's focus was aimed above all at removing abuses from the courts in Milan. Yet neither Casoni's nor Zavattari's dialogues appear to have had much impact on early modern legal procedure. Indeed, a mere generation after Zavattari called for the reform of the courts in Milan...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
... 2024 Renaissance physiognomy legal procedure in Venice physical evidence Antonio Pellegrini Giovanni Ingegneri In 1545, the Venetian humanist Antonio Pellegrini published his I segni della natura ne l'huomo ( The Signs of Nature in Man ). 1 In dialogue form, this work reproduces...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2024
... necessary for him always to arrive at a full and certain knowledge of the facts. As long as he reaches a conviction based on the legally prescribed procedure, not only will he not sin, but he will take a morally “meritorious action.” 43 In practice, Navarrus states in the Commentarius that any time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... reflections on legal procedure and the role of the state and of judges. Perhaps not surprisingly — in what was one of his most original moves — he drew on the writings of the Roman jurist Ulpian (ca. 170 – 228) to limit the use of torture. In both the De indiciis et tormentis and in the De arte ac...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
... concrete techniques, and its possible legal and medical applications. The essay opens with a reassessment of Girolamo Cardano's Metoposcopia by emphasizing the essential influence exerted by the art of memory, which he mentions in a key passage of his De sapientia . The essay investigates the problematic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Valeria Finucci This special issue of JMEMS addresses different ways of thinking through death and dying in the medieval and early modern period, including different philosophical and legal positions concerning the relationships between the body and its parts, corpses and burial sites, the bodies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... it was promoted by the authorities in Venice as an instructional manual for midwives. After 1689, Venetian midwives were offi- cially required to have read the text in order to practice their trade legally in the Venetian Republic.45 Apart from this official endorsement, La commare is also distinct for its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in it; nothing that is without soul utters voice20 and therefore that “voice” was the sign of life. As Aristotle was translated in the twelfth century by James of Venice 1125–1150), “voice” was simply “the sound of a living thing” [vox sonus quidam est ani- mati].21 It might even be said...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... in prayer, they burned him together with the hut.10 It is the angry mob, this time supported by a worldly bishop that ultimately burned the heretic in what looks much more like a lynching than a proper legal procedure. As can be seen by the reaction of the pope, there was consid- erable...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... or at least as attempts to direct the spend- ing of an economy. In other words, these legal interventions were inspired by an intent to protect a city’s economy, which might have been threatened by excessive importation and by the lack of investment capital. Purchasing gold, silk, and pearls...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of negozi During the fifteenth century, diplomacy proved effective in dealing with crises and exceptional situations. The procedures for conducting ambassado- rial business were determined according to problems at hand and often fell outside the bounds of customary practices inherited from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2003
... is appropriate for anyone who pub- lishes an “indiscreet indulgence” to that effect.2 Indulgentias indiscretas have no papal privilege or any other legal justification to support them; anyone who publicizes them is foolhardy and presumptuous, and sins gravely and mortally: indeed, they are speaking against...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
...:3, September 2015 DOI 10.1215/10829636-3149179  © 2015 by Duke University Press Figure 1. Antique fragments. Sebastiano Serlio, Terzo Libro (Venice, 1544), 79. Courtesy Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. 574  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 45.3 / 2015 et...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
... croire si on ne le sait par expérience].2 The new triumph of a diplomatic culture brought with it a massive proliferation of diplomatic bureaucracies all across Europe, first and most famously in Venice, in the sixteenth century, and later, and most powerfully, in France, in the seventeenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and routine medical procedure. Moreover, as Adrian Wilson has noted, the birth chamber was exclusively the domain of women; friends, female attendants, and midwives were expected to cover the windows and even block keyholes to ensure that the space was entirely enclosed. By publicly staging the private space...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 575–599.
Published: 01 September 2000
... years. Although the Yeoman, being a “lewed man,” cannot explain the alchemical terms (“sette hem in hir kynde” [789 he does very well at invoking an accurate picture of the major terms and procedures of the craft, including a climactic explosion. His description...