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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


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


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


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


Baronial courts in Scotland, 1150–1350

Cynthia J. Neville

in Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639588
eISBN:
9780748653492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639588.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the early evidence associated with lordly courts in the late twelfth and the thirteenth centuries, both those of the Anglo-Norman and European newcomers, and more particularly, ... More


The Second Censure and the ‘Thomist Turn’

Isabel Iribarren

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter deals with the second Dominican censure against Durandus in 1316/17, representing the ‘Thomist turn’ of the controversy. The ... 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


Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan

Caitilin J. Griffiths

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824859367
eISBN:
9780824873004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This study introduces the jishū nuns who participated alongside monks as fellow practitioners—not as wives, daughters, or mothers. They were partners in a Pure Land religious school devoted to ... 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


Hervaeus Natalis's Commentary on the Hervaeus Natalis's Commentary on the Sentences

Iribarren Isabel

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents Hervaeus Natalis’s early Trinitarian account from book I of his Sentences commentary. This account shows how ... More


Compilation, Assemblage, Fragment

Arthur Bahr

in Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924915
eISBN:
9780226924922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924922.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the interactions between medieval texts and the manuscripts that contain and shape them. It provides a definition of ... More


Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London

Arthur Bahr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924915
eISBN:
9780226924922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924922.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book expands the ways in which we interpret medieval manuscripts, examining the formal characteristics of both physical manuscripts and literary works. Specifically, it argues that manuscript ... 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


The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Michael Brown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is the story of the pivotal period in Scottish history between 1214 and 1371. The century and a half between the death of King William the Lion and the accession of the Stewarts witnessed major ... More


Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Ronald Musto

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

On May 20, 1347, Cola di Rienzo overthrew without violence the turbulent rule of Rome's barons and the absentee popes. A young visionary and the best political speaker of his time, Cola promised Rome ... More


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