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Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Henry Mayr-Harting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Integrating the brilliant biography of Bruno, Archbishop of Cologne (953-65) and brother of Emperor Otto I, written by the otherwise obscure monk Ruotger, with the intellectual culture of Cologne ... More


Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Christopher Tilmouth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book surveys ideas of passion, reason, appetite, and self-control in English literature and moral thought from 1580 to 1680. Drawing on tragedy, poetry, moral philosophy, and sermons, the book ... More


Positions in Early Modern Moral Thought

Christopher Tilmouth

in Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter describes ideas of rational self-governance and assessments of the worth (or otherwise) of the passions put forward by: Erasmus and Plato; Cicero and the Stoics; Aristotle, Aquinas, and ... More


Methods of This Study

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter describes the methodology used in the book. The book is based on the study of 10th-century marginalia and glosses in manuscripts which were at Cologne around the time of Bruno and ... More


Prudentius

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Prudentius was a Christian Latin poet at the turn of the 4th and 5th centuries, Spanish by birth, and much beloved in the Middle Ages for his poem, Psychomachia, which, with psychological insight and ... More


Open Texts and Layers of Meaning

Aaron Pelttari

in The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter applies Umberto Eco's idea of an open text to a series of late antique poems. The figural poetry of Optatianus Porphyrius, the allegorical Psychomachia of Prudentius, and the sixteen ... More


The Satisfactions of Hell: Doctor Faustus and the Descensus Tradition

Heather Hirschfeld

in The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452741
eISBN:
9780801470639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452741.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter demonstrates how Doctor Faustus' fascination with hell—Western culture's imagined site of eternal dissatisfaction—was a symptom of its protagonist's inability to qualify or quantify what ... More


Pastoral and Rural Spaces

Cillian O’Hogan

in Prudentius and the Landscapes of Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198749226
eISBN:
9780191813412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749226.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter is a study of the imagined pastoral spaces in Prudentius’ poetry, especially in the Cathemerinon, the Psychomachia, and the Contra orationem Symmachi. Prudentius differs from his ... More


Narrating Apostasy and the LDS Quest for Identity

Miranda Wilcox

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter traces the development of and changes in LDS narratives of the Great Apostasy during the twentieth century and argues that while these narratives helped the LDS church maintain its ... More


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