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The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Walter Scott and J. H. Alexander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Siege of Malta and Bizarro are Scott's final works, written in Malta and Italy at the end of 1831 and the beginning of 1832. Although extracts from The Siege of Malta have been published, this is ... More


Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores the theme of Christian conversion to Islam in twelve early-modern English plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Massinger and others. In these works, conversion from Christianity to Islam ... More


Refuge in Tunisia and Malta

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

After her expulsion from Algeria, Vialar took refuge in neighboring Tunisia, where the local bey invited her and the SSJA to provide educational, health care, and charity services. This chapter ... More


The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Gregory O'Malley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the English-speaking branch, or langue, of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, a military order devoted to the care of the sick and defence of the Latin East and based ... More


Introduction

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.01
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter offers a short history of the Hospital of St John from its foundation in the 11th century to the siege of Malta in 1565, looking at its organisation, its Hospitaller and ... More


The English Langue in Rhodes, Italy, and Malta, c.1460–1540

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.08
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the Hospital's Mediterranean central convent, its administrative structures and personnel, and its government and defence of the Dodecanese and, later, Malta. The travel of ... More


Brethren and Conformists, 1540–1565

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.09
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at the careers of former brethren of the order after its dissolution in the territories of the English crown in 1540. Most brethren can be shown to have returned to England and ... More


At Home with Mammon Matter, Money, and Memory in The Faerie Queene and The Jew of Malta

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In Book 2 of The Faerie Queene, the debate between the knight Sir Guyon and the demon Mammon over the value of money is expressed in terms of consumption: money proves to be a value that desires to ... More


Malta, London, and Paris

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years in Turin were of great importance in Francesco Crispi's political development. He had arrived in Piedmont a federalist, whose main concern was still the liberation of Sicily: he saw ... More


Country Profiles

Deepak Lal and H. Myint

in The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294320
eISBN:
9780191596582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294328.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The thinking behind the method of pairing countries used in the book for the purpose of comparative analysis of their economic history is explained. The salient relationships are then outlined ... More


Nature, Poetry, and the Vicissitudes of Love

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Development of the relationship with Sara Hutchinson. Coleridge's journey to Malta and his reaction to John Wordsworth's death at sea. His ‘involuntary jealousy’ at Wordsworth's unlimited access to ... More


Public Journalism, Private Affections

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coleridge's public attempts to encourage a natural morality in political activity are conducted through the editorship of Daniel Stuart, proprietor of the Morning Post. His insight into genius leads ... More


Coleridge, Dante, and The Friend: Symbols in a Waking Dream

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Throughout his career, Coleridge had been able to include the Commedia and several other of Dante's poems in his readings but his references to Dante are often either ornamental or incidental. This ... More


Later Years in Greece

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Despite the controversies brought up in England, Lusieri remained employed under Lord Elgin. After he arrived in Malta on the Hydra with Nicolo Giraud, Byron, and the second collection of Elgin ... More


Feeding the Fortress: Malta, Summer 1942

Thomas Scheben

in El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

how did the population of the small but strategically important island in mid-Mediterranean manage to hold-out under conditions of siege and near starvation? This chapter is an account of the trials ... More


Failures of Fortification and the Counting Houses of The Jew of Malta

Kathy Lavezzo

in The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Christopher Marlowe's early modern remapping of the Jew and urban space in The Jew of Malta, arguing that the 1952 play enacts a spatial contradiction. Even before the play ... More


Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

For millennia, Malta has always been considered a site of strategic importance. From the arrival of the Phoenicians through rule under Carthage, Rome, Sicilian Arabs, Normans, and Genovese, to the ... More


Voyage to Malta, to Dardanelles

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0045
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author narrates Captain Richard's polite conduct towards him and presents an account of his voyage to Malta. He describes the island and the characters of the Governor, Admiral, ... More


Medieval Malta: From the Period of Muslim Occupation to the Arrival of the Order of Saint John

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the period during which the Maltese Islands were under the Muslim sphere of political and cultural influence, followed by the religious transformation of the Maltese population ... More


The Order of Saint John in Malta

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, which arrived and was founded in Malta in the eleventh century. It was initially meant to be a hospice for the care of pilgrims in ... More


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