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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
... a 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., kissed, beheld, and wore these measures, drawn scaled or life‐sized, in expectation of protections in life or indulgences after death. These metric relics are considered in light of the mathematics of medieval measurement, which essentially comprised laying one body against another to deliver some kind...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Andrew R. Casper This essay recovers the dialectics of authenticity informed by the reinvigorated emergence of the Mandylion of Edessa as an authorized early Christian relic in Counter-Reformation Italy. The original was a miraculously generated icon of Christ's face which later became a major...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 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 iconographic image, or the reading of a text, medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... 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 cross on Good...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2021
... relics and associated indulgences. The manuscript format of both the Mirabilia urbis Romae and the Indulgentiae ecclesiarum urbis Romae varied significantly, from deluxe illustrated volumes, commissioned by wealthy pilgrims to commemorate their visits, to smaller, more workman- like copies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
... pow- erful example of Edward’s artifactual appropriation occurred in his 1284 campaign in Wales. During this campaign, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, the last prince of Wales, 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and their performers (saints, icons, and relics), retained their spiritual momentum over a period of time. The Blachernae miracle at Constantinople operated within similar parameters (same site, same icon, same day of the week), as did the basic premise guiding the miraculous resolution of the court case (despite...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 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 brilliance of the beam” ( Vita Mac. 15). This dream of relics, occurring as Gregory approaches what is to be his last meeting...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... 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 of pilgrimage. During the Avignon crisis and the schism, Rome’s churches and places of pilgrimage...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... directing a horse. In countering the heresiarch on the Eucharist and quali- ties, Netter references the physics of qualities and motion. Concerning the sacraments, he notes that baptism “confert gratiam” as it “continet influen- tiam gratiae.”56 Grace is also present in relics and blessed objects: holy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... theory according to which artworks do not host or contain but only represent the divine “in such wise that by the images which we kiss. . . . we adore Christ and we venerate the saints.” 29 At the same time, the council declared that “in the invocation of saints, the veneration of relics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... 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 Mainz in his honor was raised to the status of an imperial church. Pelagius...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... meanings must be understood as being in circulation. Her analysis of relics draws on theories of Grant McCracken and Patrick Geary to suggest that medieval relics acquired meaning primarily through this creative process of exchange that continu- ally revalidated and reinterpreted their power. “Only so...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 469–471.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 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, liturgical...