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Clerics

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the similarities in the means by which new monotheistic religions, Christianity and Islam, came to override previous religious beliefs in the central Sahel and north-west ... More


La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Amy G. Remensnyder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

This book brings together medieval Iberia, colonial Mexico, and colonial New Mexico through the largely unexplored history of the Virgin Mary as a figure of warfare and cross-cultural encounter. ... More


Understanding Mary: Theological Treatises

Kati Ihnat

in Mother of Mercy, Bane of the Jews: Devotion to the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169538
eISBN:
9781400883660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169538.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the role played by theology in providing justification for devotion to Mary, with particular emphasis on a series of bold treatises that set out elaborate arguments to ... More


Conclusion

Kati Ihnat

in Mother of Mercy, Bane of the Jews: Devotion to the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169538
eISBN:
9781400883660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169538.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book has explored how miracles, liturgy, and theology all combined in the Marian cult to give Mary unprecedented significance while emphasizing the opposition of the Jews. As much as she was ... More


Marian Monarchs and the Virgin’s Realm

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

Although Mary had been invoked by Christian men of war fighting Muslims as early as the eleventh century, her role as a saintly patron of the so-called Christian reconquest of Iberia first became ... More


Mother of Conversion

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

Mary, Christians believed, could cause Jews and Muslims to convert to Christianity. By the thirteenth century, venerable miracle stories told of unbelievers baptized through her graces; new tales ... More


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