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Death and the Afterlife

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter casts some light on attitudes to death and to the body-soul relationship. Death and the afterlife are treated in numerous places in medieval theological writings, but it tends to be ... More


Falconry as a Transmutative Art:: Dante, Frederick II, and Islam

Daniela Boccassini

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This paper argues the hypothesis that the condition of the souls in Dante’s Purgatorio and Dante’s own journey of ascent of that transformative mountain lend themselves to be understood in terms of ... More


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