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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Jeffrey Jerome Cohen © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.1-05 Cohen 2/26/01 7:00 PM Page 113 a On Saracen Enjoyment: Some Fantasies of Race in Late Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 79–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., seemed beyond debate: first, that the poem casts the Saracens as a fierce and intractable Other, as epitomized in Roland’s unforgettable rally- ing cry, “Paien unt tort e crestiens unt dreit” [Pagans are wrong and Chris- tians are right] (1015); and second, that women...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... authorities in Seville, they take up residence with a community of Chris- tian mercenaries in the city under the command of the Portuguese prince, Infante Peter. Immediately, they attempt to preach the Gospel: one of them, Bernard, familiar with the “Saracen language,” verbally accosts the caliph as he...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and political affairs. Suddenly, and entirely unpredictably, theHolwat presents its audience with a short, central chanson de geste in which the Christian hero’s prowess against the infidel Saracens also represents his bravery against the faithless “Saxonis,” or English. In the case of “The Flyting...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Phocas do not comment on the mortal dangers posed by bandits.62 This imminent threat is most clear in Saewulf s rendering of the two- day journey inland from the coast. Not only is it a hard mountain road, but he says that it is also dangerous . . . because of the Saracens [per viam montuosam...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Kinoshita reveals, distinctive lineaments of race come into focus through the representation of gender and national differences, while Richard ’s por- trayal of color, including its blithe cannibalism of Saracen corpses, partici- pates in and reinforces a surprising range...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and Castrovillari in 1094, Amalfi in 1096, and Capua in 1098 (Malaterra, De rebus gestis Rogerii, 96 – 106). Malaterra describes “many thousands of Saracens” taking part in the 1091 and 1094 campaigns and asserts that in 1098, “Saracens formed the largest part of his army” (96, 100, and 104). Eadmer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 165–174.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of the medieval Other for their data. They find Catholic literature thoroughly racist. The Saracen Other, the figure that receives the most treat- ment, is shown to be marked by negatively rendered symbols in medieval romances and imaginative travel literature, with regard to color...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 163–195.
Published: 01 January 2007
... to obey her. (131) Like the language barrier, Alatiel’s instinct to conceal her identity makes immediate sense to modern readers: she is, after all, a Saracen princess among enemy Christians. Yet in a medieval Mediterranean context, this Kinoshita and Jacobs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 January 2021
... soldayn and its Arabic counterpart sult n, ultimately linking Florence s podesta with a Saracen sultan.70 The scribe who recorded the sermon states in reference to Giordano s use of Ara- bic, Friar Giordano said this in the original language [Frate Giordano il disse in quella lingua egli]. Panella...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2002
... biblical tradition, the two were sometimes a sin- gle being (Gogmagog), sometimes separate (Gog and Magog), sometimes ethnic groups (the races of Gog and Magog), and sometimes lands. Amor- phous terms, the names were at one time or another attached to the Scythi- ans, Goths, Saracens, Jews...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 10.1215/10829636-2829992  © 2015 by Duke University Press document new plants, and eventually he himself traveled all the way across the Mediterranean to ransom for two hundred scudi his student/lover who had fallen into slavery, following capture by Saracen pirates off the coast of Africa. When...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the ruthless predesti- narianism of Bradwardine. After the feast and discourse of Patience, there is extended expo- sition by Liberum Arbitrium in C.XVII of the urgency of proselytization among the Saracens and Jews, a theme of special interest in the fourteenth century.40 He takes up in passing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that this was indeed the case with John of Damascus’s De haeresibus , a hundred chapters refuting wrong beliefs, which drew the Žrst eighty from Epiphanius, but with further additions including a controversial and tantalizing Žnal chapter on Islam, the “heresy of the Saracens.”9 Why bother, except as one more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
...’ effectiveness in battle. The Saracens generally are “esbahiz” [awestruck] at Urien’s incomparable feats of valor (102; 344) as is the Sultan of Damascus, who comes face to face with Geoffrey and is “so awestruck that he could hardly speak” [si esbahiz qu’a peine pot il parler] (222; 614). In this curi...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... on unkindness, nature, and the natural state of man with a story of an English pilgrim guided by a Saracen in the Holy Land to a wood with dead birds. In this illustration, which is also found in Robert Holcot’s Con- vertimini and John Mirk’s Festial, the Englishman, perplexed at the sight of many birds...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., and even the Provençal coast, the Turks were closer to home than the Arab Muslims or “Saracens” who were associated with the medieval crusades. According to one English author, writing in 1575, the Turks “were indeede at the first very far from our Clyme & Region, and therefore the lesse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... xiv, 204 pp. $59.95. Peart, Shirley Adawy. English Images of the Irish, 1570– 1620 . Irish Studies, vol. 6. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002. xii, 270 pp. $109.95. Ramey, Lynn Tarte. Christian, Saracen, and Genre in Medieval French Liter- ature. Studies in Medieval History and Culture, vol...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 175–188.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... viii, 156 pp., 72 illus. Paper $55.00. Blair, John. Building Anglo-Saxon England . Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2018. xxiv, 471 pp., 152 color plates. $49.95. Darke, Diana. Stealing from the Saracens: How Islamic Architecture Shaped Europe . London: Hurst Publishing, 2020...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Medieval Boundaries: Rethinking Difference in Old French Literature (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006); Jacqueline de Weever, Sheba’s Daughters: Whitening and Demonizing the Saracen Woman in Medieval French Epic (New York: Garland, 1998); Geraldine Heng, Empire...