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The Fourth Factor: Symbolic Resonance

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A church that is rich in symbolic associations conveys a strong sense of sacrality—the presence of the holy within the sacred. Different forms of symbolic association in the classic sacramental ... More


Delinquent Descorts and Medieval Lateness

Judith A. Peraino

in Giving Voice to Love: Song and Self-Expression from the Troubadours to Guillaume de Machaut

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199757244
eISBN:
9780199918904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757244.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the descort in troubadour and trouvère repertories and its particularly self-conscious play with form, genre, and performance. Disruption and belatedness ... More


Rome: The Invisible Children of Incest

Philippe Moreau

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with children born of a union considered by ancient Romans as incestuous, mainly from a legal point of view, since we lack any evidence about their social life, with one exception ... More


Italy: Renaissance Women Scholars

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Educated women, writers, poets, and orators, became a feature of the Italian cultural landscape in the 15th century, a phenomenon which was recognized Europe-wide as an aspect of the Italian ... More


Rabbis in Palestine, Fifth to Eighth Centuries

Hayim Lapin

in Rabbis as Romans: The Rabbinic Movement in Palestine, 100-400 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195179309
eISBN:
9780199950355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179309.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Palestinian rabbinic texts do not appear explicitly to refer to events later than the second half of the fourth century. Yet much of classical rabbinic literature was produced in the centuries ... More


Genesis of the Frontispiece

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines why Giambattista Vico deleted the Novella letteraria with which he planned to begin the New Science and replaced its pages with the dipintura he commissioned and an explanation ... More


Novellas-in-Flash and Flash Cycles

Jennifer J. Smith

in The American Short Story Cycle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The coda places the book in a larger discourse about new formalisms, which see form as a way to understand political, social, and ethical issues as intrinsic to aesthetic practice. The coda offers a ... More


The Earl and the Chronicler

Robert B. Patterson

in The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

Earl Robert fought for the Empress Matilda’s succession to England’s with quill as well as sword. He commissioned William of Malmesbury to write a history of their succession-fraught era. The result ... More


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