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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... was probably the single most important influence on European thinking about the Americas at the dawn of the seventeenth century. This special issue explores two fundamental questions about the collection as a very influential whole. First, the essays look at how the volumes on the voyages to the West have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Michiel van Groesen In 1631, Matthaeus Merian and Johann Ludwig Gottfried published a one-volume abridgment of the monumental America series issued by Theodor De Bry and his two sons. Historia Antipodum can be considered the apotheosis of the collection of voyages to the New World. This article...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
... document written immediately after Latin Christian armies seized control of the holy city. This article examines the text’s remarkable interest in autobiography and explores the resonance which crusading, early crusading narrative, Islamic presence, and Mediterranean voyaging had upon the pilgrim genre...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
... written after Ralegh’s first voyage to Guiana in 1595, and both work to help secure financial and Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 41:1, Winter 2011 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2010-014 © 2011 by Duke University Press political support for a second voyage. Ralegh...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 141–161.
Published: 01 January 2007
... that justifies Erasmus’s seemingly strange assertion that More’s Utopia was “chiefly a portrait of the British State.”13 Swift is scrupulous in provid- ing his reader with maps that allow the reader to place the islands and lands that Lemuel Gulliver discovered during his four voyages by reference...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Elizabeth is the prime English example of historically based claims to the New World. Dee, an acclaimed scientist and mathematician who was closely involved with early English voyages to America led by Humphrey Gilbert and Martin Frobisher,8 wrote several texts largely dedicated to proving that England...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 41:3, Fall 2011 DOI 10.1215/10829636-­1363990  © 2011 by Duke University Press Groesen, Michiel van America Abridged: Mathaeus Merian, Johann Ludwig Gottfried, and the Apotheosis of the De Bry Collection of Voyages  67 – 92 Johnson, Eleanor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 455–457.
Published: 01 May 2009
... multivolume publication America. We are particularly interested in relations between the “grands” voyages to the Americas and the “petits” voyages to Asia and Africa. How do the New World volumes contextualize narrations of travel to the Old World? Other topics might examine connections between de...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 13–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
... worked in early modern encounters with worlds both old and new. Reseeing: Hariot and Linschoten The thirteen-volume collection of European voyages to the New World, which would come to be called America or India Occidentalis, was set into motion by Richard Hakluyt, upon whose encouragement...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... We seek essays on any aspect of Theodor de Bry’s multivolume publication America. We are particularly interested in relations between the “grands” voyages to the Americas and the “petits” voyages to Asia and Africa. How do the New World volumes contextualize narrations of travel to the Old...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... — the Italian cosmographer and navigator, Amerigo Vespucci (1454 – 1512). Yet, Vespucci himself, in his letters detailing his (supposed) four voyages (1497 – 1504) to the new continent, never claimed to have fas- tened his own name to the landmass whose coastal regions he had explored. He died almost...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in a web of cultural practices.14 While Fletcher s mission to Muscovy has always fascinated scholars, little attention has been paid to its diplomatic aspects.15 Historians have traditionally approached it from two angles. One considers Fletcher s voyage through the prism of the Mus- covy Company s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., there was an exciting and frightening feeling that their social order — their very identity — was being transformed by contact with other peoples: they were becoming something new and different in a changing world that seemed to grow larger and more complex every day, with every new voyage and every new...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 137–171.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and marvel. The kind of writing intended to inspire wonder was vigorously attacked by one missionary, the Huguenot Jean de Léry, who spent two years (1556 – 58) in Brazil living among the Tupinamba Indians. In the pref- ace to his Histoire d’un voyage faict en la terre de Brésil (1578), he...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 587–600.
Published: 01 September 2021
... on Monastic Life and Religious Vows .] Rabelais, François. Oeuvres complètes . Edited by Pierre Jourda. Classiques jaunes: Littératures francophones, vols. 484–85. 2 vols. Paris: Classiques Garnier, (1991) 2020. Vol. 1: lxvi, 619 pp. Vol. 2: 599 pp. Paper eur 37.00. Regnard, Jean-François. Voyages...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., Venice became the hotbed of sharing and disseminating narratives connected to pilgrimage. The famous example of the 1458 Jerusa- lem voyage, embarking from Venice, remains an eloquent testimony to the busy, international world of textual production on a medieval pilgrimage. The voyage produced no fewer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Geschichtsdich- tung, ed. Wolgang Achnitz (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012), 383 87; C. Gadrat-Ouerfelli, Identité(s) d un voyageur médiéval: Ludolf de Sudheim, in Le voyage au Moyen Âge: Description du monde et quête individuelle, ed. Damien Coulon and Christine Gad- rat-Ouerfelli (Aix-en-Provence, Fr.: Presses...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 January 2023
...., Nicandre de Corcyre: Voyages (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1962); Nicandre de Corcyre, Le voyage d'Occident , trans. Paolo Odorico, ed. Paolo Odorico and Joël Schnapp (Toulouse, Fr.: Anacharsis, 2002). 33 Nicandros Noukios, Greek Eyes on Europe: The “Travels” of Nikandros Noukios of Corfu , trans...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 431–448.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the bonds of Geography. The “last voyage” of Ulysses (Inferno 26.79–142), a voyage that Portuguese and Catalan sailors will begin to mimic less than three decades later, seems most obviously to relate to the twin themes of geographical curiosity and knowing one’s end...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 May 2008
... patron Poutrincourt on the voyage from France, leaving the port of La Rochelle in spring 1605.12 Poutrincourt was mak- ing preparations to bring his family over to settle at Port Royal, which was his personal land grant. Lescarbot described his own reasons for sailing as an ambition “to give...