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Introduction

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The middle years of the 1590s brought a sharp change in the emphasis of English policy in the war against Spain. The five or six years that followed the defeat of the 1588 Spanish Armada had seen ... More


In Women’s Hands

Marina Belozerskaya

in Medusa’s Gaze: The Extraordinary Journey of the Tazza Farnese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739318
eISBN:
9780199979356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739318.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

After Lorenzo’s death his collection passed down through the Medici family and was inherited by Alessandro il Moro. Upon his assassination in 1536, his possessions, including the Tazza, were ... More


Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sonja Plesset

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Residents of Parma, Italy pride themselves on their sophistication and connection to European modernity. But despite a reputation for civility, intimate partner violence continues to take place, ... More


The Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, his Soldiers, and his Subjects in the Thirty Years' War

Gregory Hanlon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687244
eISBN:
9780191767043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687244.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This book examines a salient episode in Italy’s Thirty Years’ War between Spain and France, whereby the young duke Odoardo Farnese of Parma embraced the French alliance only to experience defeat and ... More


Introduction

in Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter marks the start of a discussion on the Zero Tolerance campaign in Italy, specifically Parma. It focuses on two organizations (Women United and Family Aid) that are the two primary ... More


Engaging the Field

in Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the everyday rhythms of Parma. It introduces a new fieldwork methodology that was used to study intimate violence in Parma: the “fieldwork through networks” method. This chapter ... More


Italy and Identity

Christopher Storrs

in The Spanish Resurgence, 1713-1748

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300216899
eISBN:
9780300225235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216899.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the various Italian territories, most of them formerly part of Habsburg Spanish Italy, which Philip sought to recover. It considers, among other things, the extent to which ... More


Visual Exegesis

Susan Gillingham

in A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 7 discusses two periods of visual exegesis. The ninth to fifteenth centuries. Christian illumination sometimes illustrates these psalms together to create an extended Christian story (Utrecht ... More


Building a Career on the European Stage (1755–1762)

Patricia Howard

in The Modern Castrato: Gaetano Guadagni and the Coming of a New Operatic Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199365203
eISBN:
9780199374687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365203.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter documents a key phase in Guadagni’s life when he survived the Lisbon earthquake and relaunched his career in opera seria. He travelled continuously, spending one or two seasons in ... More


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