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Evidence on Chivalry and its Interpretation

Richard W. Kaeuper

in Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244584
eISBN:
9780191697388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244584.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that medieval evidence on chivalry and order is filled with tension and contradiction. Elspeth Kennedy, Philippe de Beaumanoir, and Ramon Llull are among the authors of historical ... More


Doctor Illuminatus

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The thirteenth-century Catalan mystic Ramón Llull devised a mechanical procedure, possibly derived from the Kaballah, for finding knowledge that he claimed would banish all erroneous opinion. Llull’s ... More


Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing in the Scholastic Age

Mary Franklin-Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226260686
eISBN:
9780226260709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The thirteenth century saw such a proliferation of new encyclopedic texts that more than one scholar has called it the “century of the encyclopedias.” Variously referred to as a speculum, thesaurus, ... More


Two German Speeches

Massimo Cacciari

Alessandro Carrera (ed.)

in Europe and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267163
eISBN:
9780823274840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267163.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter is divided in two parts. The first one, “The Second Thought,” is on the legacy of Hannah Arendt, which the author understands as a school of resistance to the gnostic premises of ... More


The Book of the World: Encyclopedism and Scholastic Ways of Knowing

Mary Franklin-Brown

in Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing in the Scholastic Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226260686
eISBN:
9780226260709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260709.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Ramon Llull's Libre de mervalles (Paris, ca. 1288–89) is an odd text that joins the features of the encyclopedic genre with the quest of romance. This chapter mentions a more conventional ... More


The Obscure Figures of the Encyclopedia: Tree Paradigms in the Arbor scientiae

Mary Franklin-Brown

in Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing in the Scholastic Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226260686
eISBN:
9780226260709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260709.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter looks again at Ramon Llull, and argues that Llull's hermeneutics and encyclopedism was shaped and molded by Llull's early apprenticeship in troubadour lyric. The chapter also examines ... More


The Phoenix in the Mirror: The Encyclopedic Subject

Mary Franklin-Brown

in Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing in the Scholastic Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226260686
eISBN:
9780226260709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260709.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Wolfgang Iser argues that the fragmentary nature of modern texts allows the reader a certain level of awareness over his or her own interpretive work and choices—which presents a different ... More


Immortality, Corruption, and the Sisè Seny: João deBarros's Empire of Language

Vincent Barletta

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the complex theorization of empire, praxis, language, the senses, and immortality found in the introduction to the first volume of João de Barros's Décadas da Ásia (Lisbon, ... More


Father Junípero Serra’s Education and Ideology

Antoni Picazo Muntaner

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Antoni Picazo Muntaner shows, Serra’s intense interest in a missionary life was deeply Mallorcan, and it can be traced to the career of another Mallorcan, Antoni Llinás, the Franciscan who founded ... More


Serra among the Faithful: The Popular Mission

Karen Melvin

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Karen Melvin shows in Chapter 6, the Fernandino missionaries, as those from the College of San Fernando were known, wore at least two hats: they proselytized among Indians who had not yet heard ... More


Calvino at a Crossroads: Combinatorics and Anticombinatorics

Dennis Duncan

in The Oulipo and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198831631
eISBN:
9780191876769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831631.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The movement described in Chapter 3—from anti-authorial procedures to a new accommodation with the author-subject—should not be seen purely as a division between one generation of writers and ... More


Where Soul Meets Technology: Catholic Visionaries and the Stanford Research Institute as Precedents for Human–Machine Interfaces and Social Telepathy Apps

D. W. Pasulka and David Metcalfe

in Believing in Bits: Digital Media and the Supernatural

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190949983
eISBN:
9780190050023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949983.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter examines how the visionary dream of connecting people’s minds wavered between religious cosmologies, media theories, and researches into human–computer interaction. It focuses on a series ... More


The Noble Knight

David Crouch

in The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198782940
eISBN:
9780191826160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782940.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The knight was included within the origin myth of Nobility by 1210, which was an elevation that depended on defining knights by the hypermoral expectations of their Nobility of Mind. The knight had ... More


The Future of Interreligious Dialogue in the Light of Ramon Llull’s Contribution to the Encounter of Religions

Annemarie C. Mayer

in The Past, Present, and Future of Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198792345
eISBN:
9780191834356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792345.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter inquires whether the medieval experience of interreligious encounter can illuminate contemporary attempts to develop interreligious dialogue, with particular attention to the approach to ... More


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