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Legitimacy: The Caliphate and the State

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Europe, separate states acquired legitimacy; in Islam the universal caliphate and 'umma retained the fullest respect. Muslim philosophers, not unlike Augustine and Hobbes, derived the need for the ... More


The Scholar

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces Morison's education and the main influences on him in the years to 1536. It examines the syllabus he followed at Cardinal College, Oxford and argues that Morison was converted to ... More


Spaces for Music in Sixteenth-Century Paduan Courts

GUIDO BELTRAMINI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is dedicated to a particular culture relating to the way one might ideally lead one's life in line with ancient practices and views. The trend in question, which developed in Padua in ... More


Marsilius of Padua and 'the Truth of History'

George Garnett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199291564
eISBN:
9780191710520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291564.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

Marsilius of Padua is conventionally considered to be ahead of his time as the first secular political theorist, the first post-classical thinker to espouse republicanism, and a scholastic precursor ... More


Making Good Subjects

DAVID LAVEN

in Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs: 1815-1835

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205746
eISBN:
9780191717147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205746.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on public instruction, and the role of the Church. The Austrian administration sought to use the state school system to fashion the Venetian population into loyal subjects of the ... More


Plague Disputes, Challenges of the ‘Universals’

Samuel K. Cohn

in Cultures of Plague: Medical thinking at the end of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574025
eISBN:
9780191722530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574025.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows another side of the intellectual vitality stimulated by the 1575–8 crisis. An unprecedented denial of ‘true plague’ suddenly swept medical circles. Best known are the arguments ... More


November 1756–April 1758: Venice and Padua: ‘The active scenes are over’ 1

Isobel Grundy

in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187653
eISBN:
9780191674730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187653.003.0030
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Her return from the wilderness gave Lady Mary some golden years. The burden of Palazzi was lifted: the suppressed anger, the drain on her self-esteem, the endless scheming and being outwitted, ... More


Modernizing Theoretical Knowledge: Patronage, Reputation, Learned Sociability, Gentlemanly Veracity

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Copernican question is a subset of a larger problem: How did modernizers win credibility for new theoretical knowledge? This chapter examines some recent, alternative proposals, with special ... More


The History of Ideas: From Aristotle’s Theory of a Mixed Constitution to John Adams’s Modifications of Montesquieu

Scott Douglas Gerber

in A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765874
eISBN:
9780199896875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the intellectual origins of a distinct judicial power. The story starts with Aristotle and the theory of a mixed constitution. The next chapter is written by Polybius in his ... More


The Incorrupt Jaw and Tongue of Saint Anthony of Padua

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0087
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter focuses on the “incorrupt jaw and tongue” of St. Anthony of Padua, known for his legendary ability to use vocal timbres and histrionics in preaching. Thousands of devout pilgrims come to ... More


At the Crossroads: Strauss on the Coming of Modernity

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Strauss identified Machiavelli as the originator of modern political philosophy, and frequently wrote on him. One of his writings was the essay on Machiavelli in the second and later editions of ... More


Mechanical Form and Avant-Garde Aesthetics

Brian M. Reed

in Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451577
eISBN:
9780801469589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451577.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter expounds on the concept of “hybrid” or “new consensus” poetry, discussed in Chapter 2. As an influential contemporary variety of verse, one could call hybrid poetry the new mainstream. ... More


The Politics of Consent (ii): politia ecclesiastica

Francis Oakley

in The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the highly distinctive ecclesiologies hammered by Marsiglio of Padua and William of Ockham to examine the degree to which they contributed to the understanding of the nature ... More


Becoming a “Great Magneticall Man”

Nick Wilding

in Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166971
eISBN:
9780226167022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167022.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sagredo’s gradual entry into disparate epistolary networks is described, within several determining contexts. First, the conflict between the Jesuit College and the University in Padua, which had ... More


Just Put on That Padua Hills Smile: The Mexican Players and the Padua Hills Theatre, 1931–1974

Matt Garcia

in A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia.10
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont is a Mexican American theater that hosts Mexican-themed folk plays, romantic comedies, and historical dramas performed by the Mexican Players or Paduanos. Through ... More


Epilogue

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

in The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter looks further on to the conceptions of peace in the age of Dante Alighieri, particularly in the political theory of Dante’s contemporary, Marsilius of Padua. In Defender of ... More


Challenges to the Papacy

Stuart Elden

in The Birth of Territory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226202563
eISBN:
9780226041285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041285.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at challenges to the power of the Papacy in the late Middle Ages. It begins with a discussion of the dispute between Pope Boniface VIII and King Philip the Fair of France. This was ... More


Herod in Germany

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the German tradition of Herod games and liturgical plays that stretches back at least to the eleventh century. More specifically, it looks at Herod games and plays from places ... More


Shops, Workshops, and Suburban Commercial Life

Allison L. C. Emmerson

in Life and Death in the Roman Suburb

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198852759
eISBN:
9780191887123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852759.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

“Shops, Workshops, and Suburban Commercial Life” focuses on the commercial structures that proliferated in Italy’s suburbs in the Augustan and early Imperial periods, with case studies highlighting ... More


The Political Theory of Direct Democracy: The Theoretical Justification for Citizen Involvement

Matt Qvortrup

in Direct democracy: A comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719082061
eISBN:
9781781706084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082061.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter presents an overview of the intellectual history of direct democracy. The chapter shoiws how theorists from Aristotle to Hayek made a case for citizen involvement.


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