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France, Brittany, and Italy

Brian Murdoch

in The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Versions of the Vita Adae are known in medieval French prose, independently by Andrius, and in the chronicle of Jean d'Outremeuse. Colard Mansion's translations have not been edited. There is a ... More


Restoring Virtue, 1579–1582

MARK GREENGRASS

in Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199214907
eISBN:
9780191706561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214907.003.08
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Quatrains, a modest volume of fifty four line poems written by Guy Du Faur, sieur de Pibrac, in 1574, are a reminder that reform must not be interpreted simply as administrative ... More


Women and Latin Verse in the High Middle Ages

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the rise of the vernaculars and changing role of Latin in medieval Europe. It presents the evidence for nuns and other religious women as poets in Latin. It also examines ... More


The Wild Man 2: The Uncourtly Other

DOROTHY YAMAMOTO

in The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186748
eISBN:
9780191718564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186748.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter explores two apparent opposites, wild man and knight. Neither term is stable, as each draws upon the other to confirm its own identity. As the two sides skirmish, the boundary between ... More


Prologue: The Time-Bound and the Timeless in Medieval Ashkenazic Narrative

Robert Chazan

in God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221277
eISBN:
9780520923959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221277.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the communication between the Jews during the medieval period. It begins by introducing the medieval Ashkenazic—or northern European—Jews, who were relatively recent immigrants. ... More


The Solomon bar Simson Chronicle: The Editorial Prologue and Epilogue

Robert Chazan

in God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221277
eISBN:
9780520923959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221277.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins a detailed discussion on the Solomon bar Simson Chronicle, which is continued in the next two chapters. This narrative is a first crusade narrative that tells the story of then ... More


The Postcolonial Death of the Book of Kings

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter probes, via the pen of postcolonial Peru's “schoolmaster of history” Sebastián Lorente (1813–1884), the discursive means by which the rule of the Spanish monarchs and of the dynastic ... More


Blois

E. M. Rose

in The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190219628
eISBN:
9780190219659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190219628.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the child murder accusation laid against Jews of Blois in 1171 by the count of Blois and his countess Alix of Blois. Thibaut V count of Blois condemned Pulcellina and more than ... More


The Jewish Version: The Bollandist Reconstruction Vindicated

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Bollandists' reconstruction of King Philip Augustus' actions appears to be corroborated by a series of letters that are appended to the Orléans Narrative, a Hebrew account of the burning to death ... More


Epilogue

Elizabeth Casteen

in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers the enduring images of Johanna of Naples in Provence and in Italy. In Provence, Johana was viewed as a heroic figure of romance, identified by Frédéric Mistral as the region’s ... More


Henry II and Angevin Kingship

Michael Staunton

in The Historians of Angevin England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198769965
eISBN:
9780191822742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769965.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This chapter examines portraits of King Henry II written by three courtier-clerks, Peter of Blois, Gerald of Wales, and Walter Map. These descriptions of Henry’s appearance and character are ... More


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