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That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Allan Tulchin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book breaks apart the process of mass conversion in the sixteenth century to explain why the Reformation occurred, using Nîmes, the most Protestant town in France, as a case study. Beginning in ... More


The Precocious, Violent Faubourgs of Nîmes

John M. Merriman

in The Margins of City Life: Explorations of the French Urban Frontier, 1815–1851

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195064384
eISBN:
9780199854424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064384.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the case of Nîmes. Its precocious faubourgs, well established by the middle of the eighteenth century, formed the basis for political mobilization and bitter rivalry between ... More


Legislation from the Councils of Urban II between Piacenza and Rome (April 1099)

Robert Somerville

in Pope Urban II's Council of Piacenza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199258598
eISBN:
9780191728563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258598.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Piacenza was the fourth council celebrated by Pope Urban II. Subsequently he convened synods at Clermont (late 1095), Tours and Nîmes (1096), at the Lateran in 1097 at an undetermined date, at Bari ... More


Reusing and redisplaying antiquities in early modern France

William Stenhouse

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This essay examines attitudes towards the display, study and protection of Roman antiquities, including inscriptions, bas-reliefs, and statues, in southern France, looking particularly at the towns ... More


An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066462
eISBN:
9780813058634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book provides a modern English translation of three Old French epic poems devoted to the exploits of the legendary William of Orange. The Coronation of Louis, The Convoy to Nîmes, and The ... More


The Convoy to Nîmes

in An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066462
eISBN:
9780813058634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066462.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

King Louis distributes fiefs to his barons but neglects William, his most loyal knight. Rejecting Louis’s subsequent offers, all of which would be detrimental to worthy families or the monarchy ... More


On the Road: From Gades to Rome on the Itinerary Cups

Kimberly Cassibry

in Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman Empire's Souvenirs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190921897
eISBN:
9780190921927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921897.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Otherwise known as the Vicarello Cups, these four vessels have been studied for their engraved itineraries, rather than for their materiality and design. At a time when pictorial maps existed but ... More


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