1-20 of 87 Search Results for

relic

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
... fragment of the True Cross in the fire to test whether it could withstand the flames. The intellectual premise for her experiment with the holy relic can be found in her own écrit or conversion narrative. Analysis of this narrative demonstrates that Anne's application of philosophical skepticism and the...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... executions of four priests: Edmund Campion and Alexander Brian in 1581, Edmund Geninges in 1591, and Robert Southwell in 1595. In the narratives of these deaths, we can see how English Reformations not only occasioned new relic-making by English Catholics, but also, paradoxically, resulted in relic cults...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... from annihilation by reformers’ zeal and from neglect and time. These same collectors also inscribed new cultural histories on these manuscripts, which could make them material sites for articulating ideological investment, could even charge them with the numinous power of sacred relic connecting...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... standpoint body and soul maintained a bond after death, the relics of heretics must have seemed as frightening as those of the saints seemed blessed. The essay thus stresses the close relationship between saints and heretics through the exceptional characteristics attributed to their bodies. © 2015 by Duke...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 671–673.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Caught Looking: Under the Gaze of Inca Atawallpa, 15 November 1532  373 – 405 Hillman, Jennifer Putting Faith to the Test: Anne de Gonzague and the Incombustible Relic  163 – 186 Hutterer, Maile When Old Meets New: Classicizing Columns in Northern French Flying Buttresses  281 – 320 Justice...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the world. By the later Middle Ages in Europe, the cross was the sacred object par excellence: it circulated as relics and representations, was performed in blessings, extolled in poems and sermons, evoked in prayers of healing and protection, and venerated in ceremonies such as creeping to the...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
... University of California, Riverside Riverside, California While defending the veneration of relics against their Gallic detractor Vigi- lantius (who scorned such veneration as mere idolatry),1 monk and man- of-letters Jerome described a charged moment at which a scriptural...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... play’s historical meanings. If it can be assumed that whether in the form of scribal copying of 20 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 32.1 / 2002 a manuscript, the translation of relics from one shrine to another, the co- opting of a ceremonial role, the redrafting of an...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 745–747.
Published: 01 September 2012
... attitudes toward holy objects reflect both cultural continuity and change. This special issue thus invites essays that explore the cultural, lit- erary, or theological resonances of familiar sacred objects — including the Eucharist, relics, images, liturgical and service items, and the Bible...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 January 2013
... sacred objects — including the Eucharist, relics, images, liturgical and service items, and the Bible — or objects less traditionally associated with the holy, particularly those outside of ecclesiastical spaces or clerical use. Such objects might include talismans, domestic or personal...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 469–471.
Published: 01 May 2013
... doing, this volume seeks to explore how attitudes toward holy objects reflect both cultural continuity and change. This special issue thus invites essays that explore the cultural, lit- erary, or theological resonances of familiar sacred objects — including the Eucharist, relics, images...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., was killed, and Edward seized two of Llywelyn’s prized pos- sessions, Y Groes Naid, a relic reputed to be a piece of the True Cross, and a crown alleged to have been King Arthur’s. Both of these artifacts carried sig- nificant ideological importance within Llywelyn’s lineage and within the Welsh...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 539–560.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Paradise, but both shared in its properties. Touched by miracles, the Holy Land was itself a relic, glowing with the power imparted to it by physical contact with the prophets and apostles and par- ticularly with Christ. It is hard not to imagine the growing sense of...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2003
... appearing in Gregory’s prior dream, the other in his subsequent waking vision. In the dream, as he writes it, “I seemed to be carrying the relics of martyrs in my hand and a light seemed to come from them, as happens when the sun is reected on a bright mirror so that the eye is dazzled by the...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... localization of the holy,” which recreates the natural landscape as loca sancta.34 Petrarch’s ambit among the sites of martyrdom rein- scribes Rome as a network of holy places, established by the many churches within the city that housed the martyrs’ bodies and relics and made Rome an international center...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 183–197.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., 2017. 328 pp.; 98 color plates. $50.00. Hahn, Cynthia, and Holger A. Klein, eds. Saints and Sacred Matter: The Cult of Relics in Byzantium and Beyond. Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposia and Colloquia. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, 2015. vii, 368 pp.; 157 color and 40 black...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... studies model of appro- priation. Claire Sponsler’s essay “In Transit” calls attention to the dynamic quality of appropriation, that cultural meanings must be understood as being in circulation. Her analysis of relics draws on theories of Grant McCracken and Patrick Geary to suggest that...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... influen- tiam gratiae.”56 Grace is also present in relics and blessed objects: holy water has “vim magnam contra morbos et praestigia daemonum,” and the true cross (and the nails) “ejus gratiam.” More mundanely, he questions what one might eat in holy bread if not grace. Interestingly, Netter sees...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Hrotsvit’s saints are in one way or another tied to the Ottonian house, whether through the transfer of relics to Ottonian territory, the building of a new church in honor of a saint, or other recent events.22 For example, Gongolf, a Burgundian noble, was mur- dered in 760; in 960, a church built in...
Journal Article
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2005
... homology between a centralized, top-down revolution, and the texts nurtured within that culture hold good for later writers living through this cultural revolution, writers rarely considered “homogenizing”? Such writ- ers might include Shakespeare (dubbed as a relic of the Middle Ages by Pearsall), or...