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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Paroma Chatterjee This article looks closely at the report of a miracle that occurred in eleventh-century Constantinople in which the veil covering an icon of the Theotokos (Virgin) at the Blachernae church lifted itself miraculously. The report, scripted by the Byzantine polymath Michael Psellos...
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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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Figure 2 . Caliari, Nativity of the Virgin Mary, detail of Saint Anne, right side. © Jutta Sperling. More
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Figure 3 . Pedro Machuca, The Virgin and the Souls of Purgatory (1517). Oil on poplar panel, 167 × 135 cm. Source: Madrid, Museo del Prado, acc. no. P002579. More
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Figure 6 . Zuane dei Santi, Virgin and Child (1377). Stone sculpture, ca. 150 × 50 cm. Venice, Church of Madonna dell'Orto. Photograph by Dedier Descouens. Used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International license. More
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Figure 7 . Tintoretto, The Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple (1552–56). Oil on canvas, 480 × 429 cm. Venice, Church of Madonna dell'Orto. Photograph by Dedier Descouens. Used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International license. More
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Figure 12 . Domenico Tintoretto, The Birth of the Virgin Mary (1585–92). Oil on canvas, 290 × 171 cm. © G.A.VE Photographic Archive. Reproduced by permission of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia, Venice. More
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Figure 11 . Hugo van der Goes, The Death of the Virgin . Oil on wood, 147.8 × 122.5 cm. Groeninge Museum, Bruges. Scala / Art Resource, New York. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Amy G. Remensnyder Early modern Spaniards, whether Old Christians or Moriscos, often used the Virgin Mary as a figure through which to define a fixed boundary between Islam and Christianity. Yet a set of sacred scriptures created by some Moriscos in late sixteenth-century Granada went against...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
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. ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to a cosmopolitan perspective that substitutes the vitiated courtesan for the virgin queen. This essay considers Behn's play–as well as its antecedent, Thomas Killigrew's Thomaso –as part of a trajectory of dramatic, poetic, and prose works, including Robert Greene's Friar Bacon and Friay Bungay , Sir Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with their families until marriage; others left home to lodge elsewhere; quite a few migrated from villages to cities. Not all these women remained virgins — some worked as prostitutes; some lost their virginity through rape; some were common- law wives of priests or other men; some took lovers they hoped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 453–470.
Published: 01 September 2003
... episcopal confreres that Jovinian and eight followers had been condemned as “the authors of a new heresy and blas- phemy.”1 Siricius did not describe any of Jovinian’s teachings in detail, although he noted Jovinian’s view that married Christian women and con- secrated virgins were equally...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
... integra, tota incorrupta, quiescit in tumulo, quod Dei iussione angelicis ei, ut credimus, parabatur manibus.1 [There is one shrine, within which the marble sarcophagus con- taining the virgin body of St. Æthelthryth is enclosed, turned in the direction of her own...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... critical inter- est in virgin martyr narratives and the role of gender in communal perfor- mance.3 Plays like the London St. Katherine raise fundamental questions about the practice of devotion in the late medieval city: How did the per- formance of female sanctity intersect with the civic ideologies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to those whose ancestors had won the title island of saints for their country. The indulgence covered the length and breadth of the island and stipulated visiting ancient pilgrimage sites such as Lough Derg along with participat- ing in the new urban sodalities.2 But the holy virgin Brigid founder...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... As for me, brothers, I am a virgin in my body, but in my soul up to now I have been inhumanly under attack by for- nication. Look, I am speaking to you, and I behold the angels waiting to take my soul, and Satan meanwhile standing by and suggesting thoughts of fornication to me...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Nativity plays, the midwife Salome puts her hand inside the Virgin Mary.1 In the plays featuring Thomas the Apostle, Thomas s fingers penetrate the resurrected Jesus s wounded side and hands. Both the midwife and the apostle are searching for something. Salome is seeking evidence that supports or disproves...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of Christ from the Virgin Mary.39 Medieval liturgists elaborated this interpretation of Isaiah’s prophecy in the songs composed and the scrip- tural readings selected for the Feast of Mary’s Nativity (such as the geneal- ogy of Christ according to Matthew [1:1–  17] and the arboreal passages from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... clergeon learns the antiphon in honor of the Virgin “by rote” and uncomprehendingly reproduces it, so does the Prioress, adopting the persona of “a child of twelf month oold, or lesse” (484), rehearse the widely told story of the clergeon murdered by Jews for his devotion to the Virgin.3 Indeed...