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Theology and Theologians from Ockham to Wyclif

W. J. Courtenay

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the prominent English masters and intellectual activities during the fourteenth century. It discusses the significant changes that occurred in the academic and intellectual ... More


Astronomy and Mathematics

J. D. North

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins by examining the influences of astronomy on man's intellectual life. It then discusses the pressures encountered by astrology at the beginning of the fourteenth century. It then ... More


Yorkshire Writers: Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

Ralph Hanna

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the selective procedures that underlie a narrow range of later fourteenth-century Yorkshire books. It follows up a typically elliptical discussion from Ian Doyle's Cambridge ... More


From Agrarian Crisis to the Black Death

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the demesne farm of Wisbech Barton during the early 14th century, a period often viewed as the demographic and economic turning point of the Middle Ages. It reveals that reeves ... More


Logic in Late Medieval Oxford

E.J. Ashworth and P. V. Spade

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses three main periods in the history of Oxford logic that occurred approximately between 1330 and 1500. It talks about three Merton authors who were accountable for the course of ... More


Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Isabel Iribarren

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The controversy between the Dominican Durandus of St Pourcain and his order plays a central role in explaining how Thomas Aquinas became one of the most influential ... More


Architecture in Oxford 1350–1500

J. H. Harvey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses that the buildings of Oxford in the late middle ages represent English architecture of the time. It explains that the architectural style was a formal interpretation of the ... More


Historian Meets History

Fromherz Allen James

in Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces Ibn Khaldun, a world historical figure and a world historian. His famed book Muquaddimah and his theory of tribal solidarity or 'asabiyya as determinant of the rise and fall ... More


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


Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Allen James Fromherz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406) is one of the most influential and important Muslim thinkers in history. Ibn Khaldun has inspired at least as much interest among modern scholars as his immediate ... More


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