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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Penelope Meyers Usher This essay explores the early modern reemergence of the sortes Virgilianae , a practice that involves opening a bound copy of Virgil (often with a pin) and finding prophecy in the verse upon which the seeker lands. Examining the accounts of the sortes in antiquity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Modern Prophetic Phronesis and the Sortes Virgilianae  557 – 571 Volume 45 Index  641 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 313–334.
Published: 01 May 2022
... decorum, virtuosity, and innovation across genres, and even what being a classicizing poet entailed. This is because the sorts of trifling poetry that Vegio and several of his contemporaries composed raised serious artistic and ethical questions. For which kinds of modern works, by modern poets, could...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 523–557.
Published: 01 September 2008
... there, forgetting all sorts of hardship in order to fulfill the order of Your Most Serene Highness.18 What Marcobruno was looking for in the immense continent of America was extremely tiny, but this seemed to present no problem. After all, just a few days later that very year, 1609, Galileo Galilei...