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Superstition in Court and Cloister

Michael D. Bailey

in Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies: The Boundaries of Superstition in Late Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451447
eISBN:
9780801467318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451447.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the heightened debate about two broad categories of superstition that emerged from courts and university cloisters in the fourteenth century. The first category concerns what we ... More


Petrarch as Homo Economicus

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at evidence which situates Petrarch at the intersection of Renaissance aesthetics and economics. Specifically, it considers the literary devices and syntax used in a number of his ... More


A Return to Piety: Eiximenis and the Culture of the Late Medieval Catalan Court (The Crown of Aragon, 1327–1409)

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

in Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Eiximenis himself and reconstructs the networks he moved in and the relationships he cultivated, his ties to the royal house, and his desire to reform the Franciscan movement in ... More


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