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The Language of Justice in Northern Iberia Before AD 1000

Wendy Davies

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter represents an examination of the nature of the records that describe judicial court procedure in northern Iberia in the 9th and 10th centuries. It reveals that most records do not derive ... More


Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Sarah Stroumsa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Al-Andalus, the Iberian territory ruled by Islam from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, was home to a flourishing philosophical culture among Muslims and the Jews who lived in their midst. ... More


Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel, Sebastiaan Faber, Pedro García-Caro, and Robert Patrick Newcomb (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa explores the field of Iberian and Latin American Transatlantic Studies to discuss its function within our pedagogical practices, to lay out ... More


Law, Land, and Legal Rhetoric in Colonial New Spain: A Look at the Changing Rhetoric of Indigenous Americans in the Sixteenth Century

R. Jovita Baber

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the changing legal rhetoric of an indigenous community as it sought to assert land claims during the sixteenth century in the colonial Spanish courts. The community that I ... More


The Long Haul to the Accords

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For Dean Acheson and Harry S. Truman, the ascendancy of military planners appeared to mark an admission of defeat on the Spanish question. The removal of the United Nations recommended sanctions on ... More


Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Janina M. Safran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451836
eISBN:
9780801468018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Al-Andalus, the Arabic name for the medieval Islamic state in Iberia, endured for over 750 years following the Arab and Berber conquest of Hispania in 711. While the popular perception of al-Andalus ... More


. The British Isles in an Age of War

Robin Frame

in The Political Development of the British Isles 1100–1400

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206040
eISBN:
9780191676949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206040.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

Since leadership in war remained a prime function of kingship, developments in government are visible above all in the military field. It is ... More


Ecclesiastical Knights: The Military Orders in Castile, 1150-1330

Sam Conedera, SJ

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265954
eISBN:
9780823266968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265954.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ecclesiastical Knights is a spirituality study of the three military orders of Santiago, Calatrava, and Alcántara in León-Castile from the twelfth to the early fourteenth centuries. It explores the ... More


Introducing Scripture: The Accessus ad auctores in Hebrew Exegetical Literature from the Thirteenth through the Fifteenth Centuries

Eric Lawee

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter investigates the deployment in medieval Hebrew exegetical literature of various exordial topoi (accessus ad auctores) used in high and late medieval Christian schools and universities to ... More


The Georgian Version

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the introduction of Christianity into Georgia and the translation of the New Testament in that region. Within the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics and by the Russians, ... More


Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the development of devotion and female piety among the Iberian aristocracy from the late Middle Ages into the Golden Age, and from Catalonia to the rest of Iberia and Europe via the ... More


The Ransom Industry and the Expectation of Refuge on the Western Mediterranean Muslim–Christian Frontier, 1085–1350

Camilo Gómez-Rivas

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues for establishing a connection between the ransoming of captives and the hosting of refugees as a politically legitimising practice. It considers twelfthcentury military and ... More


Epilogue

Mayte Green-Mercado

in Visions of Deliverance: Moriscos and the Politics of Prophecy in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741463
eISBN:
9781501741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741463.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter concludes with a reflection on the Morisco expulsion and the ways in which Moriscos read their banishment from Iberia in a providentialist and apocalyptic light, much as Christians ... More


Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Alejandro G. Sinner and Javier Velaza (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198790822
eISBN:
9780191833274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790822.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Non-Classical

At least four writing systems—in addition to the Phoenician, Greek, and Latin ones—were used between the fifth century BCE and the first century CE to write the indigenous languages of the Iberian ... More


The Chivalric Mediterranean of Pero Tafur

Shayne Aaron Legassie

in The Medieval Invention of Travel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226442563
eISBN:
9780226442730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226442730.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the Andanças (“Wanderings”) of Castilian knight Pero Tafur, a travel narrative with a conflicted vision of the Mediterranean and of knightly travel. Torn between the ... More


The Art of Mystical Narrative: A Poetics of the Zohar

Eitan P. Fishbane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199948635
eISBN:
9780190885489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948635.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book studies the Zohar as a work of literature. While the Zohar has long been recognized as a signal achievement of mystical theology, myth, and exegesis, this monograph presents a poetics of ... More


Until the Conversion of the Self

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Throughout the period including the later Middle Ages and the initial period of conquest overseas, conversion in Latin Christendom was intended not only to draw non-Christians to the Church but also ... More


Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Joan Ramon Resina (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Of late the term Iberian Studies has been gaining academic currency, but its semantic scope still fluctuates. For some it is a convenient way of combining the official cultures of two states, ... More


Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Michael Dietler and Carolina Lopez-Ruiz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

During the first millennium bce, complex encounters of Phoenician and Greek colonists with natives of the Iberian Peninsula transformed the region and influenced the entire history of the ... More


Capital Investment and Agriculture: Multi-Press Facilities from Gaul, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Black Sea Region

Annalisa Marzano

in The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organisation, Investment, and Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665723
eISBN:
9780191751172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665723.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter extends the analysis of oil and wine presses as indicators of capital investment in agricultural crop processing to three areas with large-scale production facilities: Gaul, Iberia, and ... More


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