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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in the mouth of a spokesperson whose authority could hardly be surpassed, Milton aligns himself firmly with Augustine and other Christian theologians who questioned classical magnanimity and emphasized humility. But at other places in both his poetry and prose, Milton comes close to suggesting human ethical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... This essay supplements Renaissance humanism with Rabbinic and post-Rabbinic readings of Genesis in order to construe the virtue of magnanimity as a hospitable stance toward different wisdom traditions. jrlupton@uci.edu © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Shakespeare Erasmus magnanimity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... enactment of the law.6 It is (ideally) responsive, even reciprocal, extending royal peace and protection to those at risk or in need. In Perkin Warbeck, pity finds concrete form in sanctuary, the figure for both Perkin’s desperate flight and his own magnanimity.7 Perkin’s “sanctuary kingship...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to magnanimity, to the best strand of a sometimes great Catholic tradition. If Pope Francis does usher in that larger shift, then the book of Author 2 will stand as one small, symp- tomatic record of a very much larger and massive failure of Christianity —  part of a global failure of religion — over...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.1 / 2012 as divine laws. Failure to conform to these laws was not simply error but sin. Certain virtues and vices (i.e., magnanimity and humility) traded places. And the telos was regarded as something to be realized fully only in a life to come.7 The essays...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 339–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of the play. In one of the most fascinating scenes, Generous accuses his wife of witchcraft and, after she confesses in lugubrious tones, magiste- rially and magnanimously forgives her. generous. The more I strive to unwinde My selfe from this Meander, I the more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., lacking frankness and inde- pendence, failing in honesty for being too concerned to eulogize the king of France. Against these two learned noblemen and soldiers Montaigne could contrast his own frankness and demonstrate his own magnanimity. He did this by refusing his friends’ request that he...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and magnanimous, and abhorring as well rebellion and treason, as cowardice and sloth, all which plainly shew that nature in Bees laying down such a pattern should not only be imitated but surpassed by men, lest they be reproved by these unreasonable creatures.20...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
... (3.2.43 – 44). Much as the christening gifts mask Sir Walter’s paternity of the child but prompt the gossips to admire his generosity, the “show” too clebrates the magnanimity of the New River’s founding father and glosses over his selfish motives. But if Sir Walter is belittled, so is his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., 1974). 27 Juan Sempere y Guarinos and Juan Rico Giménez, Historia del lujo y de las leyes sun- tuarias de España (Valencia: Istitucio Alfons el Magnanim, 2000); Michel de Mon- taigne, Saggi, vol. 1, ed. Fausta Garavini (Milano: Mondadori, 1992), chap. 43, “Delle leggi suntuarie,” 349...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
... petition paints a picture of a peaceful exit after an evening of pleasure, interrupted by a drunken brothel-­keeper’s solicitations to join her in another round of drink. Dubois and his companion consent, a self-­ representation that positions Dubois as manly and magnanimous and the brothel-­keeper...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to be in the Possession of his Tzarskoy Majesty. 79 In Miège s account, Carlisle has the last word, and his magnanimity emphasizes the great tension between mercantile haggling and the symbolic economy of diplomacy. Public diplomacy Marvell s state papers had a political life which stretched beyond the imme- diate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to the reader) to the 1607 quarto edition of The Whore of Babylon makes explicit Dekker s polemical intention to con- trast the greatness, magnanimity, constancy, clemency, and other incom- parable heroic virtues of our late queen with the inveterate malice, trea- sons, machinations, underminings...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., he added, that even William the Conqueror refused to do.34 Agard’s emphasis on the cultural value of the name “England” was intrinsic to his intense belief in the glory and magnanimity of the Saxons. Like the Tudor Saxonist William Lambarde, he saw most English customs and institutions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., introduction to Girolamo Cardano, Lettura della fronte: Metoposcopia (Milano: Mimesis Ermetica, 1994), 7–14, at 7. Arecchi points out that, in book 3, fig. 24 seems to be about Cardinal Mazarin. The straight line in fig. 24 praises (Mazarin's) successful life and magnanimous character, although most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 533–565.
Published: 01 September 2022
... to be seen. On the surface, Gloucester certainly seems to adopt his loyal friend's approach to almsgiving. Once they have arrived at the false cliff on the road to Dover, the place from which he thinks he “shall no leading need” (4.1.78), Gloucester's magnanimity escalates as he continues to cascade gift...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 247–274.
Published: 01 May 2000
... reign. And who knows what armies Orfeo, like King Horn, may have assembled in “hepenisse”? The steward, too, decides to gamble: “Of pat ichaue pou schalt haue some” (516)—a fitting response for a good Christian and a magnanimous ruler (and non- committal enough, if this minstrel is indeed a wandering...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
... metes out the moral punishment deferred by earlier poets, exacting harsh material penalties for the spiritual violation of feminine virtue’s prescriptive norms.68 Yet Cres- seid’s abasement — which figures her begging at the magnanimous feet of a reified Troylus — does not lead to a gratifying...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to maintain a vow of abstinence rather than enter an arranged marriage, as well as the secular “portraits of women” books popular in the early six- teenth century around Europe that often presented cross- dressing women as “virile, courageous, and magnanimous Notably, this episode was also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... “the confines of the Turkes Dominion” on reaching Pressburg (Bratislava); here she learned how “the Lady Palvy” found “yearely occasion to expresse her great charity & magnanimity [in] making her Castle the refuge of all the poore when the Turke made his yearley incurseons” (Briefe Relation...