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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Williamson Ambrose This article focuses on almanac travel diaries, exploring both how and why seventeenth-century English readers used books of time as books of space. It seeks to broaden studies in early modern travel writing by examining the unique, nonnarrative marginalia that typify the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Linda Lomperis © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.1-06 Lomperis 2/26/01 7:02 PM Page 147 a Medieval Travel Writing and the Question of Race...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Shayne Aaron Legassie In spite of its violent origins, medieval chivalry provided rich imaginative resources for bridging ethnic, religious, and linguistic divisions. Pero Tafur’s Andanças (ca. 1453) relates the travels of one Castilian knight through the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Tafur’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 May 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith; Suzanne M. Yeager Saewulf’s Relatio de situ Jerusalem is one of the most significant yet understudied pilgrim texts of the twelfth century. Documenting the Jerusalem-bound traveler’s adventures through the medieval Mediterranean, the text is the first extant pilgrim...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Margaret F. Rosenthal The album amicorum , or album of friends, is a singular visual example of early modern travelers' fascination with swiftly changing fashions, regional customs, family lineage, and manuscript decoration. A type of souvenir scrapbook, the album amicorum preserves in its pages...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Christine Gadrat-Ouerfelli After the German priest Ludolf of Sudheim returned from the Holy Land in 1341, he wrote an account of his travels that is far more complex than scholars have assumed. Ludolf expanded the genre of pilgrimage narrative in the way he draws on written sources, such as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 13–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Shankar Raman Examining a variety of moments drawn from early volumes in the India Occidentalis and India Orientalis series published by Theodor De Bry and his family, this essay studies the relationship of selected De Bry engravings to the travel narratives they purport to illustrate. It explores...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 75–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
... readers on a journey to reconstruct a military campaign to Hunia (Hungary) in 819, the reasons for that military venture, the nature of the army's travel, and the scribe's role and progress in making his book. But why was Ellenhart there at all and what did he choose to copy while on campaign? To answer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
... considerable time in the Spanish New World before returning to England, where his account of travels in Spanish America helped ease his repatriation and religious reintegration. Gage's attention to New World food, especially the confection and consumption of the Indian drink chocolate, provided English readers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Philip Booth Riccoldo of Monte Croce (ca. 1243–1320), Dominican friar, missionary, and pilgrim, was an accomplished author, but nature of his written corpus has been disputed by scholarship. For some, he is a noted anti-Islamic polemicist. For others, he is a quasi-tolerant traveler in the East...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2021
... fate of souls after death felt particularly urgent and important evidence for the afterlife was provided by spirits traveling back and forth between this life and the next. Insisting on a bodily experience of a spiritual space, rather than a visionary one, the knight Owein provided powerful eyewitness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dennis Austin Britton The travel narratives in Theodor De Bry's America and the collection itself are often read allegorically: the events in the New World are read as signifying Protestant-Catholic conflict on the European continent. Attending to differences between the English text of Sir Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... nonmedical literature such as travel treatises; and concepts of disease in pan-European myth-making. The volume concludes with a description of a major archive for the study of medical history, the Duke University History of Medicine Collections. In a sense, each essay encapsulates both the promise of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Maureen Quilligan Illustrated by more than six hundred plates and comprising twenty-seven volumes published over a span of nearly half a century by Theodor de Bry and his family from 1590 to 1634, the India Occidentales and India Orientalis series comprise a collection of European travels to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2011
...John Jeffries Martin This special issue investigates some of the ways in which Judaism, Christianity, and Islam — the three major religions of the medieval and early modern Mediterranean — intersected one another. Focusing variously on travelers, runaways, merchants, missionaries, and warriors, the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2021
...-century Franciscan library disappeared. Only four or five books, none of them pilgrimage or travel guides, can be securely con- nected with the holdings of the house s pre-Ottoman library.5 Several pilgrims say they read books and copied information at Mount Zion. Josephie Brefeld has searched in detail...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2009
... decades, from 1590 to 1634, but also translated into English, German, and French, Theodor de Bry’s thirty- volume compendium of travel narratives with accompanying visualizations has received scant scholarly attention in English. Yet the America was prob- ably the single most important influence on...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 413.
Published: 01 May 2017
... concerned with the desert or its fathers.29 Yet, strangely, the Vision of Barontus was a text that early on had begun to travel in some collections of desert hagiographa.30 Its appearance in the Brussels manuscript suggests its presence in the exemplar that our scribe carried with him to Hunia. He simply...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 679–681.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Michael Cornett, Managing Editor Duke University Press Durham, North Carolina 2013 Volume 43 Index Ambrose, Laura Williamson Travel in Time: Local Travel Writing and Seventeenth-Century English Almanacs  419 – 443...