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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., the rulers all consult and receive prophesies through the verses of Virgil. However, these passages are striking in that the mechanism of the prophecy is left vague — it is as if the verses just spring forth, independent of their oral or written medium. In the Vita Hadriani, Hadrian consults...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for a particular church practice known as “prophesying,” the public and philological read- ing of scripture. This state of affairs is alluded to in an otherwise obscure passage at the end of the “Julye” eclogue, when an eagle (symbolizing Eliza- beth) drops a shellfish from a great height onto the head...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and cannot stay till the torment come, but preapprehensions and presages prophesy those torments which induce that death before either come; and our dissolution is con- ceived in these first changes, quickened in the sickness itself, and born in death, which bears date from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... describes allows readers to reclaim the texts of classical authors for Christian uses, even to the point of identifying elements in those texts that appear to prophesy Christianity, as evidenced in “the various truths about monotheism to be found in [pagan] works” (65).27 Informing the medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 503–531.
Published: 01 September 2022
... first met as the “old black ram” and “the devil” completes his own descent into comic inhumanity. He has feared it, and Iago has prophesied it, from the beginning. The catastrophe of this play therefore raises a stunning possibility: that its hero's atrocious demise—his disclosure as “the blacker devil...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 571–580.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Greek Tragedy: Myth, Poetry, Text (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1986); Segel, Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge (New York: Twayne, 1993); and Rebecca W. Bushnell, Prophesying Tragedy: Sign and Voice in Sophocles’ Theban Plays (Ithaca, N.Y...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., was that Eliza- beth had returned England away from the corruptions and persecutions of the Whore of Babylon under Queen Mary and back to the true religion. The associations between British monarchs and Constantine continued well into the Jacobean period. James Maxwell s Admirable and Notable Prophesies (1615...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... citations of typological evidence and prophesies from the Old Testament. Cleophas and Luke s eventual recognition that Cryst doth leve ageyne! (N 38:104), gained through what Cleophas calls Christ s goodly dalyaunce [that] plesyth us so (171), presents a method of knowledge making by means of numerous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., you refused to accept from me, as you renounced them and did not want them” (270) — and seeks inner works that allow the inner and outer body to be transformed. At the end of this vision, the angel prophesies the active sense of werke to be carried out by Hadewijch: With understanding...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 653–667.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Theology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xii, 334 pp. $74.00. Hayman, Richard. The Tudor Reformation. Oxford: Shire Books, 2015. 112 pp.; color illus. throughout. Paper $12.95. Kneupper, Frances Courtney. The Empire at the End of Time: Identity and Reform in Late Medieval German Prophesy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... In the next book, Merlin prophesies to Britomart the history of Britain from Constantine until Elizabeth. The poem is thus present in a gap posited between past and future, history and prophecy, and between Uther and Constantine, precisely the period when Arthur reigned. Moreover, the space in British...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Canterbury. This nun had already made a name for herself by prophesying the destruction of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn should the king divorce Katherine of Aragon and marry Anne. Her mystical experience associated with Henry VIII's theatrically staged, glitteringly appointed mass at the Church of Our Lady...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... heresye . . . and yet of our ashes spring 538  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 44.3 / 2014 others, and our deade bones, as Ezechiell prophesied, are come to be exercitus grandis a huge army.”31 In Southwell’s configuration, relics give continued life to the Catholic cause because...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
...). In fact, it is largely through its thoroughgoing parody of Paracelsian beliefs that this black farce — it gruesomely prophesies “A headlesse Body” and “many horrid Deeds perform’d / By a Trunk, without an Head adorn’d” (sig. B2v) — functions to ridicule and undermine the Cromwellian regime and its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-­apprehension, a moment that prophesies the Romantic figure of theDopplegänger and the Freudian analysis of that figure as the emblem of extreme narcissism.25 In the midst of his nonsense-­talk about Dread’s fortunes and enemies, Dissimulation suddenly, and randomly, exclaims as follows: Naye...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 313–334.
Published: 01 May 2022
... a recognizable epigrammatic form. The classical epigram, therefore, in the spirit of Virgilian playfulness, could be made to echo the words of the Gospel. The final poem in Vegio's collection, a valediction to Bruni, alludes to Virgil's Eclogue IV, which humanists interpreted as a prophesy of Christ's coming...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
... here the fact that Catholic tradition was overwhelmingly disposed against the notion of the total restoration and renewal of the earth and all living things in the “new heaven and new earth” prophesied to exist after the Last Judgment (Isa. 65:17, Rev. 21:1). Rather the ubiquitous doctrine...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the Hebrew tribes to the sibyl prophesying the fall of Troy, with a stop in Italy to note the succession of Aeneas’s future father-­in-­law. As Mary Franklin-­Brown notes, “chronology serves as the overall structure” of these works, and this example suggests the potentially confusing disorder- liness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the Son’s humble descent into the world in the Incarnation, Raymond discovers in the verse an allegorical reference to the Word-­made-­flesh as an “angel” embody- ing and announcing the Gospel and holding the prophesied key of David with which to bind Satan’s power over humanity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 269–291.
Published: 01 May 2020
... hollow interior is inaccessible and threaten- ing. The key to the enduring power of the idol in euhemerist theory is the entry of demons into the statue. Thus an object that at first was commemo- rated might come to speak, prophesy, tell truths and lies.9 The Katherine Group reflects this belief too...