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The Structure of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Royal Entry: Change and Continuity

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the different elements of royal and princely entries, examining each of the different components of a formal entry. These elements include the reception of the king, the ... More


Transition: The Procession and the City

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Rituals that have transformative power in modern society are rituals of presentation, which operate upon the social order by their sheer magnitude. However, they are capable of achieving the required ... More


Corpus Christi

Oliver Zimmer

in Remaking the Rhythms of Life: German Communities in the Age of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199571208
eISBN:
9780191751233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571208.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Catholic Corpus Christi processions, conceived as the ritual performance of an alternative rhythm of life. For liberals the schedules of progress, as enacted, for instance, ... More


The celebrations in the capital

Jonathan Smyth

in Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes in detail the preparations for the great Festival between the speech of 18 Floréal and at the event itself on 20 Prairial. There is a detailed comparison of this festival with ... More


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