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THE HOUSES OF SCOTTO AND GARDANO: Two Printing Dynasties

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the two most important music printing presses of 16th-century Venice: the House of Scotto and the House of Gardano. It presents histories of the two dynastic firms, tracing ... More


The Manorial System and its Legacy

Jane Whittle

in The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter outlines the most significant aspects of the medieval manorial system, and the form it took in north-east Norfolk. It examines the elements ... More


Social Differentiation

Jane Whittle

in The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines evidence for wealth polarization in the 16th century. It looks at land distribution between tenants, focusing on landholding size, ... More


The Annunciation

Beth Kreitzer

in Reforming Mary: Changing Images of the Virgin Mary in Lutheran Sermons of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195166545
eISBN:
9780199835188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516654X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores Lutheran sermons on the text of the Annunciation. Mary is portrayed as an example of the faithful believer, representing the Lutheran virtue of Christian faith over the ... More


The Ten Commandments

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

At the heart of the Catholic evangelism of fear was the depiction of the Seven Deadly Sins, both in word and image, the latter reaching a climax in the early and middle 16th century, whereas at the ... More


A Crisis of Monarchy?

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

During the 15th century European monarchies suffered from a fit of troubled times and crisis. Even for the most powerful, the richest, and the most organized monarchy, which was in France, the ... More


‘The Most Useful Corps for the Nation…’: The Maréchaussée

Clive Emsley

in Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207986
eISBN:
9780191677878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207986.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses maréchaussée, the most useful corps in Europe in the 16th century. The maréchaussée began to acquire jurisdiction ... More


The Conciliarist Tradition and Beyond

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines and focuses on conciliarism and its contribution to the theory of monarchy, with reference to arguments deployed and developed from the mid-15th century onwards. Aside from ... More


Composition

Ann Moss

in Renaissance Truth and the Latin Language Turn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249879
eISBN:
9780191697838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249879.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the first twenty years of the 16th century, which was a time when most humanists were zealously pursuing the programme of Valla's imperialist designs at the practical level. ... More


Identifying Authority: Juan Latino, an African Ex‐Slave, Professor, and Poet in Sixteenth‐Century Granada

J. Mira Seo

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the political and religious world of Juan Latino, African ex‐slave, poet and professor of Latin in 16th century Granada. Granada, the capital of Islamic Al‐Andalus and the last ... More


Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, MS Peniarth 12: The Development of a Bilingual Miscellany—Welsh and English

William Marx

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, MS Peniarth 12 is a predominantly Welsh-language miscellany that also contains texts in Middle English and Latin. On folio 79v is the inscription ‘Llyfr Hugh ... More


Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

W. P. Stephens

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263630
eISBN:
9780191682629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book provides an introduction to Zwingli's thought. It discusses the main areas of debate in Zwingli studies, and engages with a variety of interpretations of Zwingli. In the opening chapters ... More


Elephans in Camera: Latin and Latinity in 15th- and Early-16th-Century England

Robert Swanson

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The 15th and 16th centuries are often depicted as the death throes of Latin in England, supplanted by ‘The Rise of English’. Arguing that more English did not necessarily mean less Latin, this ... More


Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book provides a survey of life as it was experienced by most Englishwomen during the 16th and 17th centuries. The book examines virtually all aspects of women's lives: female life-stages from ... More


The True Law of Kingship: Concepts of Monarchy in Early-Modern Scotland

J. H. Burns

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203841
eISBN:
9780191676017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203841.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘Fear God, honour the king’. Sixteenth-century people were supposed to do both. But what was the king entitled to command? And what if he ordered one thing and God's law said another? This book ... More


Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Bayana in Rajasthan and its monuments challenge the perceived but established view of the development of Indo-Muslim architecture and urban form. At the end of the 12th century the Ghurid conquerors ... More


Mathematical instruments

Willem Hackmann

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In this chapter we describe a wide range of practical mathematical instruments used in Oxford during the 16th and 17th centuries: these include sundials, astrolabes, quadrants, armillary spheres, ... More


Renaissance Oxford

John Fauvel and Robert Goulding

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In this chapter we discuss the range of mathematical activities in Oxford during the 16th century. These include the mathematics of surveying, the writing of mathematical textbooks, and the ... More


Marine ArchaeologyComes to Pensacola: Archaeological Background

Roger C. Smith (ed.)

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter relates how a partnership between public, private, and academic entities was formed to begin a maritime survey of Pensacola Bay. Public awareness and sponsorship for the survey grew as ... More


Shakespeare’s Money: How much did he make and what did this mean?

Robert Bearman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759249
eISBN:
9780191821561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This work seeks to track Shakespeare’s financial circumstances at different stages in his career. It begins with an assessment of his family’s status during his childhood, and the effect on this of ... More


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