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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Queen, First Recusant Martyr Amy Appleford Boston University Boston, Massachusetts The martyr’s palm, the victor’s crown Near the end of Shakespeare’s All Is True, after Henry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 477–506.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Simon Gaunt © by Duke University Press 2001 a A Martyr to Love: Sacrificial Desire in the Poetry of Bernart de Ventadorn Simon Gaunt...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that were more accessible and intimate than those of the medieval Catholic past. In contrast to the relic cults of late medieval England, martyrs were exemplary models to follow, confessors, friends, and confidantes; and supplicants could be like the saint in that they too might be persecuted, might suffer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
....” In Pseudo-Martyr, Biathanatos , and his sermons, this theory underwrites Donne’s analysis of Samson and violent actions undertaken against a state as well as Christ’s ultimate sacrifice. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a Donne’s Annihilation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 519–552.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ryan McDermott The miraculously incorruptible hand of St. Margaret Clitherow, a recusant martyr in York under Elizabeth I, was hidden for centuries. It has also eluded academic scrutiny. It therefore provides a test case for what constitutes a significant object of study for historical inquiry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 517–536.
Published: 01 September 2003
... monumenti più famosi dell’età eroica del cris- tianesimo,” for the pursuit, they could imagine, had truly begun in the days of Damasus. 5 Orazio Marucchi’s (1852–1931) handbook of Christian archaeology not only proclaimed Damasus the premier “poè te des martyrs” but also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... critical inter- est in virgin martyr narratives and the role of gender in communal perfor- mance.3 Plays like the London St. Katherine raise fundamental questions about the practice of devotion in the late medieval city: How did the per- formance of female sanctity intersect with the civic ideologies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama Two of the master texts of the English Reformation—John Foxe’s Acts and Monuments (also known as his Book of Martyrs) and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer’s Book of Common Prayer (also known as the Prayer Book)—share...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... women and their sepulchral integrity was so strong that for centuries thereafter, all virgin saints added to the Roman calendar were doubly uncorrupted, resistant to both sex and death The special power of virginal purity over death also drives medi- eval tales of virgin martyrs, powerful...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 42:1, Winter 2012 DOI 10.1215/10829636-1473091  © 2012 by Duke University Press have functioned spontaneously in the Church’s popular recognition of saints from the age of the martyrs and confessors, as Saint Augustine bears witness in book 10...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
...; and whereas the Prioress declines to specify the historical setting of her tale and presents a martyr’s tale modelled on rumors of ritual murder discredited by both ecclesiastical and civil authorities, the Second Nun tells a his- torically localized tale of early Christian martyrdom whose authenticity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... [291 it ends by listing the martyrs and Summit / The Making of Medieval Rome 221 saints who are the new heroes of Christian Rome, a move that held propa- gandistic value during the papal crises of the fourteenth century. The perse- cutions played a foundational...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... The reality is not quite so vague. From the fourteenth century, formal comforting by laymen integrated executions into civic religion using traditional images drawn from clerical and lay piety. Comforters focused on transforming the condemned from a criminal into a convert and even a martyr — both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of mobility. Unable to travel and meet eyewitnesses and to hear a wide range of news and opinions like her contemporary male court historians, Hrotsvit depended on whatever source materials were made available to her.20 It is interesting, however, to pursue the question why she chose repeatedly martyrs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... altarpieces dedi- cated to four prominent Dominican saints: Dominic, Peter Martyr, Thomas Aquinas, and Vincent Ferrer. Each polyptych was to comprise a central fig- ure of the saint in question, accompanied by scenes from his life.2 While the altarpiece featuring Saint Dominic was to be placed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 269–291.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: the martyrs of the Katherine Group hagiog- raphies are made and memorialized in struggle. Through the course of these three works, which are strongly associated with the milieu of the early Middle English Ancrene Wisse, the female protagonists struggle against ranks of philosophers, heathen persecutors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2003
...”— threading from Christ through the martyrs, who, according to Augustine, would retain the visible marks of their wounds for eternity ( City of God 22.19).2 More than that, Macrina’s “scar ,” which recalls the cele- brated scar ( oul¯’ e´) of Odysseus ( Odyssey 19), provides a Žxed point for Gre...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Margaret a second time (and in some versions, a third), this time with fire and water. Her onlookers are amazed at her survival and are converted on the spot; in some versions, such as Lambeth 223 and the Vernon MS, Margaret baptizes them herself before they are martyred by Olibrius. Finally...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Catholic martyrs. These bodies, as Malo shows, connect early modern Catholic devotion to the medieval past and sacralize the present. Phillipy examines, on the other hand, how a post-­Reformation secular object memorializes and incorporates vestiges of medieval devotion to holy things. Akbari makes...