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Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library: The Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408776
eISBN:
9781474418812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries that experienced a rapid expansion from the twelfth ... More


John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Irene O'Daly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

John of Salisbury (c. 1120–80) is a key figure of the twelfth-century renaissance. A student at the cosmopolitan schools of medieval Paris, an associate of Thomas Becket and an acute commentator on ... More


Anne Clifford: Writing a Family Identity

Paul Salzman

in Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261048
eISBN:
9780191717482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins by discussing the life of Anne Clifford. It then explores Anne's writings and describes her as an example of breadth rather than depth. It includes Aaron Kunin's argument ... More


The implausible plausibility of the Prologue to the Tale of Beryn

Thomas A. Prendergast

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas A. Prendergast re-examines the fifteenth-century ‘Beryn’ manuscript, one of numerous continuations of and additions to the Canterbury Tales. Prendergast’s foremost concern is to identify the ... More


The Company (I) Governance and Finance

BERNARD RUDDEN

in The New River: A Legal History

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254973
eISBN:
9780191681547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Throughout the nineteenth century, the 1769 fire was given by the company as the reason for the loss of all its records as, before that Christmas Eve, it had blamed the Great Fire of London. Yet ... More


The Indexing of Manuscripts of the Monastery of the Great Saint Pachomius in Edfu

Father Angelous el-Naqlouny

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A number of manuscripts are without dates, scribes, and endowments. It is therefore not known whether they belong to a church or to the Monastery of St. Pachomius. They all appear to be of modern ... More


Karl Marx: Critique of Political Economy as Environmental Political Theory

Timothy W. Luke

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Timothy W. Luke challenges the standard view that Karl Marx and Marxism are anti-environmentalist. Marx, Luke argues, sees humanity and the natural world as fully implicated and interdependent with ... More


Texts and Readers

Stephen J. Davis

in Christ Child: Cultural Memories of a Young Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300149456
eISBN:
9780300206609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149456.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 turns to the textual history of the “Childhood Deeds.” The first half identifies problems related to our conceptions of how texts functioned in the ancient world and the way that modern ... More


Introduction: Diodorus’ Work and Our Sources

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction discusses what is known at present of Diodorus’ life and his work, the methods he used to apply structure to his work, and the views that guided him. Furthermore, ample attention is ... More


Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Felice Lifshitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of the intellectual culture of the women’s monasteries of the Main Valley during the eighth century, with a particular focus on Karlburg and Kitzingen. It is based on an analysis ... More


The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series

David Watt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898690
eISBN:
9781781385203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898690.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas Hoccleve's Series (1419-21) tells the story of its own making. The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series analyzes this story and considers what it might contribute to the larger story about book ... More


Rashi and His Sources

Devorah Schoenfeld

in Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter shows how Rashi draws selectively on a range of midrashic sources (including Genesis Rabbah and Midrash Tanchuma) and adapts them by truncating and rearranging them to create a ... More


Protention as More than Inverse Retention

Neal Deroo

in Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244645
eISBN:
9780823252749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244645.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Husserl’s most famous discussion of futurity is his account of protention. This chapter establishes that the traditional understanding of protention as being distinguished from retention only by the ... More


“Something Intended, Complete”: Major Work on Yeats Past, Present, and Yet to Come

Wayne K. Chapman

in Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954255
eISBN:
9781786944160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954255.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This piece is based on a plenary lecture on the situation in Yeats scholarship delivered in 2013, updated to survey the “state of Yeats” at the sesquicentennial of his birth in 2015. It then shows ... More


Editorial Introduction

Hubert Hubien

in Treatise on Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This is an English translation of the original French Introduction to the Latin text by Professor Hubien, published in 1976. Hubien describes the three extant manuscripts from which his edition was ... More


Visual Translation in Fifteenth-Century English Manuscripts

Richard K. Emmerson

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay suggests that a painting or illustration is an appropriate and important place from which to begin speaking about poetics and narrative; that indeed, so many visual or otherwise nonverbal ... More


Fabulous Women, Fables of Patronage Metham's Amoryus and Cleopes and BL MS Additional 10304

Kara Doyle

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kara Doyle focuses on medieval women as literary patrons; as she points out, “in the Middle Ages, the relationship between poetry and social practice is often negotiated through the mechanisms of ... More


Introduction

Irene O'Daly

in John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides an introduction to the life and works of John of Salisbury, as well as an overview of existing scholarship on this key figure of the twelfth-century Renaissance. It presents the ... More


A Biography of Faith

Linden Bicket

in George Mackay Brown and the Scottish Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411653
eISBN:
9781474435147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411653.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter concentrates on three major biographical strands in order to obtain a clear idea of Brown’s literary Catholicism. It explores the trajectory of Brown’s religious life through his ... More


Introduction: Documents, Speeches, and their Tradition

Mirko Canevaro

in The Documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668908
eISBN:
9780191755491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668908.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The introduction begins by giving an overview of the presence of documents in the corpora of the Attic orators, and providing a summary of the history of scholarly on the subject of their ... More


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