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Montaigne's Career

George Hoffmann

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159629
eISBN:
9780191673658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159629.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In Montaigne's age hardly anyone made a living through writing. This book examines the practical world in which he and his peers wrote in order to suggest that works like the Essays, for all the ... More


Augustinian Synthesis to Aristotelian Amalgam

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296446
eISBN:
9780191711985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296446.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the 13th century, natural philosophy changed status from an enterprise of marginal significance into one that formed the principal point of entry into the understanding of the world and our place ... More


John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Jane Griffiths

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is the first book-length study of Skelton for almost twenty years (including the only substantial study to date of Skelton's translation of the Bibliotheca Historica of Diodorus Siculus), ... More


A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Joshua Getzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This history of the doctrinal evolution of water law investigates the links between law and economic development, with detailed attention to legal concepts and to the history of industrialization. ... More


Music in the French Domestic Interior (1500–1600)

SOPHIE PICKFORD

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers music-making and the material culture of music in the French domestic interior (1500–1600) with the primary aims of outlining the field; discussing the context for ... More


Women on the Edge: The ‘Saletta delle Dame’ of the Palazzo Salvadego in Brescia

REBECCA NORRIS

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Form and content give rise to the question of function in the Saletta delle Dame of the Palazzo Salvadego. It is a uniquely decorated space in which frescos cover the four walls, treating the viewer ... More


Registration of Identities in Early Modern English Parishes and amongst the English Overseas

Simon Szreter

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From 1538 the new Protestant church of Henry VIII provided a system of registration of baptisms, marriages, and burials in all parishes of England and Wales. This chapter re-examines the original ... More


Introduction

TATIANA C. STRING and MARCUS BULL

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume is a collection of papers emerging from a symposium held at the University of Bristol in December 2008, entitled ‘Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth ... More


English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

John Fisher

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

John Fisher (1469–1535), appointed bishop of Rochester by Henry VII, was one of the most distinguished churchmen and humanists of the early sixteenth century and Reformation period. A friend of ... More


Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

David C. Steinmetz

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book not only introduces the general reader to twenty of the lesser‐known figures of the sixteenth‐century Reformation but it also outlines the theological issues they debated. It divides the ... More


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