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The Propagandist: Part 2

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses three major polemical works by Morison. It provides the first sustained discussion of the Comfortable Consolation, which was written to celebrate the birth of Prince Edward, ... More


The Battle of the Java Sea 1

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter compares the Japanese and Allied forces. It looks at the IJN offices, the Dutch strategy, Vice-Admiral Helfrich's and Admiral Doorman's dispositions, the lack of ... More


The ‘Pictures’ of Jerusalem in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 156

Mary Carruthers

in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265048
eISBN:
9780191754159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265048.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Imagining structures from the ekphrastic descriptions of the Jerusalem Temple and Temple Mount in I Kings and Ezekiel is an ancient meditation discipline, which was adopted from Jewish practices into ... More


Life, Work, and Influences

W. J. Mander

in The Philosophy of John Norris

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230303
eISBN:
9780191710643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230303.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the life, work, and influences of John Norris. Norris was born on January 2, 1657, the second son in a family of three. In 1676, he entered Exeter College, Oxford, where he ... More


Old English Wisdom Poetry: Its Range and Themes

Carolyne Larrington

in A Store of Common Sense: Gnomic Theme and Wisdom in Old Icelandic and Old English Wisdom Poetry

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119821
eISBN:
9780191671210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119821.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the range and theme of Old English wisdom poetry. It analyses Old English poems which are primarily concerned with imparting wisdom and use the gnome as a structural unit. These ... More


Richard Bruce Wernham, 1906–1999

G. W. Bernard

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0019
Subject:
History, Historiography

Bruce Wernham was born on 11 October 1906 at Ashmansworth, near Newbury, Berkshire, the son of a tenant farmer. He attended St Bartholomew's Grammar School, which he remembered with affection all his ... More


Exeter: Godly Rule in Action

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The final chapter takes Exeter as a case-study in depth. It examines how the city's magistrates and ministers gradually came to terms with the Commonwealth after their initial fierce hostility, and ... More


The Career of an Ecclesiastical Administrator I:—Exeter

Michael Haren

in Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The strength of the case for William Doune’s authorship prompted close scrutiny of his career. For more than a quarter of a century, his activity can be followed in considerable detail in the ... More


Religious Organizations

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

This chapter charts the immense efforts made by several religious organizations, including missionary societies, to engage with the large numbers of visitors expected in London, Their activities ... More


Prologue

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Prologue introduces the themes of the book: to examine new sonic contexts for the sound of medieval music c. 1260-1330, and especially that of the polytextual motet. Via a brief ethnography of ... More


Bishop, Husband, Father

PETER HINCHLIFF

in Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: A Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263869
eISBN:
9780191682667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on Temple’s role as Bishop of Exeter. The standards which he set for the clergy were not chiefly about efficiency or the ... More


From Dissent to Community: The Sacred Harmonic Society and Amateur Choral Singing in London

Wiebke Thormählen

in London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The history of the Sacred Harmonic Society, one of London’s foremost choral societies, is an established part of England’s performance history in the nineteenth century. Far less is known about its ... More


Introduction

A. K. Bate and A. K. Bate (eds)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the Latin poet named Joseph of Exeter, who is considered a shadowy figure from the twelfth century despite his obvious abilities in the field of literature. It discusses ... More


Joseph of Exeter: The Trojan War

A. K. Bate (ed.)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers Joseph of Exeter's epic The Trojan War, which was composed in Reims in the first years of the 1180s. It begins with details of the first destruction of Troy and Priam's escape ... More


Commentary

A. K. Bate (ed.)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the commentary for Joseph of Exeter's The Trojan War, which includes Iliadum lacrimas or the author's use for various synonyms for Troy or Trojan. It explains the two wars that ... More


The 12th-Century Renaissance in Anglo-Norman England: William of Malmesbury and Joseph of Exeter

Neil Wright

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/9780197266083.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

How did the ‘12th-century Renaissance’ impact on Anglo-Norman authors? This chapter explores the responses of two highly accomplished writers, William of Malmesbury and Joseph of Exeter, to the ... More


Declarations of War and Truce Agreements

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Duke of Exeter, who served as a representative and an ambassador for the King to French court, delivered an ultimatum to the King of France — which concerned Henry V's inheritance and right to ... More


Newman: St Neot and St Patrick, 1843–46

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Arguing against conventional assumptions, this chapter suggests that far from being a sign of his intellectual immaturity and weakness, Froude’s encounter with Newman through the hagiographical ... More


Boyhood and Youth, 1826–1854

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Langdell's youth, where lie the origins of his interest in education and the specific reforms in professional education that he advanced as dean of Harvard Law School. ... More


Hybrid Poetics in Old English Verse

Heather Maring

in Signs That Sing: Hybrid Poetics in Old English Verse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054469
eISBN:
9780813053202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054469.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 1 proposes that oral-traditional and literate features of a text do not correlate with a Germanic past and a Christian present. Instead, poets treat these modes of communication, ... More


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