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Genius Restored to Health

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents arguments for a model of genius defined as the optimal expression of the human mind. This view dominated discussion in the last twenty years of the century, when the medical ... More


From the Regent to Fleury

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

By 1720, the government of the Regency, dominated by abbé Dubois, had adopted a repressive policy towards Jansenism and the appellants, a policy, which would be made even harsher under cardinal ... More


Slavery in France The Problem and Early Responses

Sue Peabody

in ‘There Are No Slaves in France’: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Régime

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101980
eISBN:
9780199854448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101980.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In this chapter, the attitude toward slavery in France is discussed. The government was not completely consistent in its application of the Freedom Principle. A new law was drafted to deal with the ... More


The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution

T. C. W. BLANNING

in The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660–1789

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227458
eISBN:
9780191678707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227458.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by examining the recent origin of French musical genre, being ironically the creation of an Italian, Jean-Baptiste Lully né Giovanni Battista Lull. The genre did not die with the ... More


A Lot of Latin and Less Greek: Pathways to a Thousand-Year-Old Forgery

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter conducts an investigation to look for a late 10th-century writer who had an interest in biography and hagiography, and whose Latin prose showed strong Frankish influences in vocabulary ... More


Apocalypse and Last Judgment around the Year 1000

Yves Christe

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Around the year 1000, one encounters in the iconography of divine visions, something new: something that betrays at the least some new preoccupations and even a change in attitude with regard to ... More


Dissidence and Catholic Patriotism in Tianjin

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

The imbrication of China’s Catholic church in official French policies was newly brought to public view by struggles in the 1910s over an attempted expansion of the French concession in Tianjin into ... More


Forging Exemption: Fleury from Abbo to William

Levi Roach

in Forgery and Memory at the End of the First Millennium

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691181660
eISBN:
9780691217871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181660.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines how Abbo, the well-connected abbot of Fleury (Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire) in the Orléanais, sought out papal protection in the mid-990s. As the terms of the bull he solicited from ... More


Making concessions

Kriston R. Rennie

in Freedom and protection: Monastic exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127723
eISBN:
9781526138736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127723.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The law of monastic exemption is seldom viewed through an early medieval lens. Overcoming this historiographical problem, this chapter defines the character and growth of monastic exemption in a ... More


Framing the Capetian miracle

James Naus

in Constructing Kingship: The Capetian Monarchs of France and the Early Crusades

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090974
eISBN:
9781526115041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090974.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter one establishes the narrative and conceptual framework necessary to interpret this crucial period of crusading. In particular, it examines the state of Capetian France on the eve of the ... 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


Intercession for Society

Renie S. Choy

in Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790518
eISBN:
9780191834486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790518.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 6 addresses the question concerning the role Carolingian monastics meant for their intercessory prayers to play in society at large, and the extent to which general social concern was a ... More


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