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Recycled Models: Catholic Martyrdom and Embodied Resistance to Conversion in The Virgin Martyr and Other Red Bull Plays

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

in Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter studies several plays performed during the early 1600s, shortly after England had created a relevant trading presence in the eastern Mediterranean and ‘turning Turk’ had become a regular ... More


“What has the Emperor to Do with the Church?”: Persecution and Martyrdom from Diocletian to Constantine

Michael Gaddis

in There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ: Religious Violence in the Christian Roman Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241046
eISBN:
9780520930902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241046.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Diocletian, the Great Persecution, Christian martyrdom, and then the religious policies of Constantine, with particular attention to his dealings with the early Donatists. ... More


Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores the theme of Christian conversion to Islam in twelve early-modern English plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Massinger and others. In these works, conversion from Christianity to Islam ... More


Civilized Victims

Casey High

in Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039058
eISBN:
9780252097027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039058.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the relationship between historical representations of Waorani and indigenous forms of social memory that define Waorani people as victims or “prey” to violence. To accomplish ... More


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