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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 511–544.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 2009 a “Worn in Venice and throughout Italy”: The Impossible Present in Cesare Vecellio’s Costume Books Ann Rosalind Jones...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Heather Hirschfeld This essay explores the penitential structure of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice in the context of the Reformation reorientation of human agency in matters of atonement. It suggests that the Protestant attack on the Roman sacrament of penance resulted, for both sides...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a comparative analysis of Nicodemites and Marranos in early modern Venice. Through a careful analysis of the records of the Roman Inquisition, the article argues that, while the standard model of religious dissimulation fits the case of the Nicodemites or crypto-Protestants quite well, it breaks down...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Donovan Sherman This essay reads Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice as a manifestation of early modern England’s anxiety over the soul. As something both essential and unrepresentable, the soul existed in the popular imagination as potentially monstrous or divine, distanced from both the body...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
... a The Patronage of the Body: Burial Sites, Identity, and Gender in Fifteenth-­Century Venice Stanley Chojnacki University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Manuela Bragagnolo Sixteenth-century Venice was a creative lab in which physiognomy was undergoing major transformation. The development of art theory, especially the theory of proportions, as well as a new attention to direct observation, parallel to developments in anatomy, decisively enriched...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 1. Johannes Romberch, Congestorium artificiosae memoriae (Venice, 1520), sig. G2v. Source: Google Books. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... hometown for nearby Venetian territory, converted to Catholicism, and ended up in the Casa delle Zitelle, a Venetian boarding school for elite girls in “moral danger.” Five years later, when her enraged father arrived in Venice alleging she had been led astray, he was taken on two carefully orchestrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
...” — is the ideal site to explore this jettisoning of materiality, maternal origin, and all reminders of death and decay. In particular, the essay examines moments of the abject’s revelation in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice and Middleton’s Revenger’s Tragedy , contending that the discovery space is one way...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... between the Virgin Mary's ostentatious display of her lactating breasts and her presumed, derided, or hoped-for miracle-working capacities or intercessory powers. In post-Tridentine Venice, several artists, including Tintoretto and Veronese, all of whom were connected to the Scuola de’ Mercanti...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 10 . Tintoretto, The Birth of Saint John the Baptist (1563). Oil on canvas, 270 × 204 cm. Venice, San Zaccaria, Chapel of Sant'Atanasio. Courtesy of the Curia Patriarchale, Venice. More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 1 . Benedetto Caliari, The Nativity of the Virgin Mary (1576), detail of the newborn infant, left side. Oil on canvas, 760 × 230 cm. Venice, Galleria dell'Accademia, on loan at Ca’ Farsetti, Seat of the Municipal Government of Venice. © Jutta Sperling. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in the care of the sick body. Writing in 1564, several years after his arrival to Venice, Fioravanti was reacting not only to issues he may have faced in his daily experiences as a practitioner, but also to the wider appreciation of anatomy, to a connec- tion being established between academic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... McGill University Montreal, Canada Venice was a repository for objects brought from Istanbul that attest to diverse ways in which the two cities were imbricated. One intriguing exam- ple is the Foggie diverse di vestire de’ Turchi [Different styles of dress...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., to the death penalty. Figure 1. “Tabula indiciorum, et omnis actionis humanae,” in Francesco Casoni, De indiciis (Venice, 1557). © British Library Board, shelfmark 878.g.6.(3), fol. 6v. Figure 1. “Tabula indiciorum, et omnis actionis humanae,” in Francesco Casoni, De indiciis (Venice, 1557). ©...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... as further translations and commentaries by Europe’s lead- ing authorities were added to it. It thus reflects in many respects the evolu- tion of the medical “core curriculum.” The Trent Collection’s versions were published by competing Venetian printers: Articella, seu, Opus artis medici- nae (Venice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
... these inconsistencies are registered in the costume book as a genre, as Ann Rosalind Jones demonstrates in her essay, “ ‘Worn in Venice and through- out Italy’: The Impossible Present in Cesare Vecellio’s Costume Books.” Jones argues that the genre of the costume book exemplified by theHabiti antichi et moderni...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the opportunity to attend some of the dissections of Niccolò Massa in nearby Venice in the months leading up to his graduation.8 The reputation he had already gained in Padua and from his previous studies ensured that immediately after tak- ing his degree on December 5, 1537, he was appointed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 9–55.
Published: 01 January 2007
... than fleets.7 Thus the city-state of Venice serves as placeholder in the category of “Mediterranean Empire.” On a broader level, the Ottoman polity is “the Turk,” assigned the task of embodying Islam in the late medi- eval and early modern eras, and serving as quintessential rival, opponent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2009
... by the Florentine clothing business were not unique and were perhaps even more marked in a city such as Venice, which benefited from a thriving network of international trade. Buying and supplying clothes Up until the late sixteenth century, makers of clothing rarely supplied any of the materials...