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Bayesian Statistics 9

José M. Bernardo, M. J. Bayarri, James O. Berger, A. P. Dawid, David Heckerman, Adrian F. M. Smith, and Mike West (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The Valencia International Meetings on Bayesian Statistics – established in 1979 and held every four years – have been the forum for a definitive overview of current concerns and activities in ... More


A Fine, Well-Ordered Country

Alan Ryder

in The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207367
eISBN:
9780191708718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207367.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter describes Catalonia a the height of its power in the 15th century. The principality was bounded to the north by France, to the east by Aragon and Castile, and by the kingdom of Valencia ... More


‘A Widowed Land’

Alan Ryder

in The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207367
eISBN:
9780191708718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207367.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the growing resentment in Catalonia towards the ruling Trastámar dynasty. The tone of Alfonso's relations with the Catalans was set in his first encounter with their Corts at ... More


Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines labouring-status women in late medieval Valencia as they negotiated the fundamentally defining experience of their lives: marriage. Through the use of notarial records and civil ... More


Peter the Ceremonious and his Sons (1336–1410)

T. N. Bisson

in The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202363
eISBN:
9780191675294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202363.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

During the long reign of Peter IV (III in Catalonia, 1336–87), the Crown of Aragon reached its apogee as a federative state. The achievement owed much to the ruler once again, for it required a ... More


Heir Apparent in Aragon (1412–1416)

Alan Ryder

in Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the time when Fernando I was recognized as the king of not one, but four states. These states were Sardinia, Valencia, Aragon, and Sicily, as well as the principality of ... More


Return to Italy (1432–1435)

Alan Ryder

in Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses more of Alfonso's military efforts against his brothers and enemies who were held in Castile. The chapter also includes a description of the state of the naval fleet, which was ... More


Imagining the Morisco problem

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Five,” Lee concentrates primarily on texts in which Old Christians expressed tolerance of the cultural differences that set Moriscos apart from Old Christians. She introduces the ... More


Economic Equality, Racial Erasure: The Spatial and Cultural Interventions of Federal Public Works Agencies

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the Mission District suffered through the Great Depression, a number of New Deal agencies intervened to invest in infrastructure. The Mission hosted major projects from the Works Progress ... More


Legible Conversions

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The forced conversions that followed the Christian re-conquest of Granada in 1492 inaugurated the Morisco period. The mass baptisms performed by the statesman, inquisitor, and eventual cardinal ... More


Archives of Failure

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Both the historian Pedro de Valencia and the Archbishop of Valencia Juan de Ribera employed late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century debate over Morisco expulsion to counter a pervasive ... More


Prologue: From Preacher to Saint

Laura Ackerman Smoller

in The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452178
eISBN:
9780801470974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452178.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This prologue provides a background of Vincent Ferrer, a Dominican friar who later received papal canonization. Ferrer was born in Valencia in 1350, two years after the Black Death devastated Europe. ... More


Princess Mdivani 1926

Michael G. Ankerich

in Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136905
eISBN:
9780813141381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the mysterious circumstances around the birth of Mae Murray’s son, Koran Mdivani, and her marriage to David Mdivani, who passed himself off as a prince. The chapter also covers ... More


Introduction

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introduction argues that due to socio-economic background and immigration, labouring-status women exercised agency in choosing a spouse, gathering dotal assets and controlling this property once ... More


The making of marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia: canon law, civil law and community opinion

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter gives a brief history of the city from its conquest from the Muslims in 1238 to its rapid rise as the centre of the Crown of Aragon, the wider polity of which it was a part. It then ... More


Hiding at the Margins: Social Pressures and Escapist Role-Play

in Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235484
eISBN:
9781846313967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235484.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines two Golden Age comedies to explore the concept of escapist role-play: Tirso de Molina's Marta la piadosa and Lope de Vega's Los locos de Valencia. It explains that the ... More


The Unpaid Debt

Hussein Fancy

in The Mercenary Mediterranean: "Sovereignty, Religion, and Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329642
eISBN:
9780226329789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226329789.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter details the lives of the jenets beyond the royal court. How did the Aragonese kings use these soldiers in practice? How did Christians view Muslim soldiers in the service of their kings? ... More


Massacre or Miracle?: Valencia, 1391

David Nirenberg

in Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Massacres and mass conversion of Jews across Iberia in 1391 began a process that would eventually result in the elimination of the Jews from the Peninsula and produce a revolution in the ... More


Jesuit Probabilism: The Theoretical Cornerstones

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the fullest formulation of probabilism as it was articulated by the Jesuit theorists and professors of theology at the Roman College, which by the end of the sixteenth century ... More


The Muslims of Aragon and Valencia up to Their Forcible Conversion

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The expression “Crown of Aragon” (Corona de Arag´on) may give rise to justifiable confusion. In Spanish historical usage, it refers not just to Aragon proper but to all three contiguous political ... More


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