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 Situating the Saints: Germania illustrata and Saints' Lives

David J. Collins

in Reforming Saints: Saints' Lives and Their Authors in Germany, 1470-1530

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329537
eISBN:
9780199870134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329537.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A common kind of revision humanists made to older narratives, regardless of the type of saint being portrayed, was to the geographical and cultural setting. Often they inserted excurses of ... More


INTERLUDE I

R. Allen Lott

in From Paris to Peoria: How European Piano Virtuosos Brought Classical Music to the American Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195148831
eISBN:
9780199869695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148831.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although some writers took a cynical view of the influence of virtuosos touring the United States, most believed the visiting pianists were useful models for budding pianists and were responsible for ... More


Germanic Pederasty: The Evidence of the Classical Ethnographers

David Clark

in Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Chapter 2 reviews the ethnographical evidence available which suggests that the pre‐Migration Germanic tribes may have practised pederasty and same‐sex rites of initiation, also comparing accounts ... More


The Gates of Germania: Space, Place, and Sexuality in Cornarius

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Because medicine was central to the reception of Platonic sexuality and because a change in place implied a consequent change in cultural humors, questions of space and cultural customs are relevant ... More


The Germania illustrata, Humanist History, and the Christianization of Germany *

David J. Collins, S.J.

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

Leading German scholars, Renaissance humanists among them, began in the late fifteenth century a sustained effort at investigating a past they could call their own and writing about it in a panegyric ... More


The Sources for Prehistory: Texts and Objects in the Eighteenth Century

Brent Maner

in Germany's Ancient Pasts: Archaeology and Historical Interpretation since 1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226592916
eISBN:
9780226593104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593104.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Since the Renaissance, scholars had studied classical texts as sources for European prehistory. But, as this chapter shows, antiquarians in the eighteenth century began to combine their knowledge of ... More


A Politics of Enmity: Müller’s Germania Death in Berlin

Martin Blumenthal-Barby

in Inconceivable Effects: Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478123
eISBN:
9780801467394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478123.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes Heiner Müller’s play, Germania Death in Berlin, which consists of thirteen miscellaneously interrelated scenes. The play creates a certain politics of enmity—a politics whose ... More


Germanía contracts: the exception to the rule

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter Four of this moves away from the dotal regime to explore another system of marital assigns utilized in late medieval Valencian society, known as germania. This regime stipulated that all of a ... More


The right to property: dowry restitution in fifteenth-century Valencia

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The final chapter of this book uses evidence from the court of the civil justice and the court of the governor to examine wives’ claims against their husbands for the restitution of their dowries. It ... More


Gender and the Germanians: “Art-Loving Ladies” in Nineteenth-Century Concert Life

Nancy Newman

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Adrienne Fried Block wrote an innovative essay titled “Matinee Mania, or The Regendering of Nineteenth-Century Audiences in New York City,” in which she proposed that a continuum of female activity ... More


Virtus in Tacitus

Catalina Balmaceda

in Virtus Romana: Politics and Morality in the Roman Historians

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635125
eISBN:
9781469635132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635125.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In chapter 5 Tacitus’ historical writings are divided into three units: 1) the Agricola and the Germania, 2) the Histories, and 3) the Annals, not to refer to successive stages in the evolution of ... More


Berlin/Germania: Seeing with Roman Eyes, Building a Roman Stage

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the Nazis’ scenographic neo-Roman architecture and “ruin value theories.” Under Hitler’s close supervision, Albert Speer redesigned Berlin as the Nazi empire’s metropolitan ... More


Delivery of Oil from Baetica to the limes in Germania: Wierschowski versus Remesal

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter the author takes up an article by Lothar Wiershowski, which demonstrated that José Remesal Rodríguez’ assumption that there was a state-organized system of barter between Baetica and ... More


The Matter of the Market

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the integration of markets in the Roman Empire. It first explores the parameters of the debate and critiques the assertion that ancient Rome had an economic system that was an ... More


The Role of the State

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the role of the state in trade. State participation in the long-distance trade of consumer goods was relatively restricted, as the government rarely intervened in distribution. ... More


Dux Femina

Caitlin C. Gillespie

in Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 analyzes Tacitus’s image of Boudica as a warrior woman and considers the challenges she poses to Roman conceptions of masculinity. Whereas other women and wives become observers, placed on ... More


Backgrounds to Twentieth-Century Ideology

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a bridge from Roman to German mythmaking about Arminius. The latter began in the sixteenth century, when Tacitus’ Germania, his ethnographic treatise on the ancient tribes, ... More


Rural Communities in Early Medieval Europe: Archaeological Approaches and Frameworks

Helena Hamerow

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The primary aim of this book is to provide an overview of the evidence for the settlements and everyday life of rural communities in northwest Europe from c. ad 400 to 900, broadly the period from ... More


Houses and Households: The Archaeology of Buildings

Helena Hamerow

in Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

As Rapoport suggests, a house is more than merely a shelter against the elements. The built environment and the way space is organized within the house reflect and reinforce social organization. ... More


The Forces of Production: Crop and Animal Husbandry

Helena Hamerow

in Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

In a world in which virtually everyone was a farmer, farming was not an ‘occupation’: the early medieval leod who, on the one hand, was in military service to the king, could also have fields to ... More


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