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Cajetan’s Conundrum: Almain, Mair, the Divines of Paris, and their English Sympathizers

Francis Oakley

in The Conciliarist Tradition: Constitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541249
eISBN:
9780191708787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541249.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at the Council of Pisa and its place in the history of conciliarist constitutionalism in the Roman Catholic Church. The very success of the council's convocation is a strong ... More


Viewpoints Around 1000: Ṭūs, Baṣra, Baghdad, Pisa

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers the years around 1000 as a viewing point from which to consolidate the argument that emphasizes the First Millennium's distinctiveness. It explores four themes broached earlier ... More


High-Tech Districts

Carlo Trigilia

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents the theoretical background for the four case studies discussed in chapters fifteen to eighteen, which focus on the success stories of high-tech local systems: the media industry ... More


Between Cities and Districts: Local Software Systems in Italy

Andrea Biagiotti and Luigi Burroni

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the Italian software industry, highlighting its unique features. It argues that high-tech activity tends to concentrate in certain locations due to the presence of specific ... More


Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691181141
eISBN:
9781400865826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181141.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Amid the disintegration of the Kingdom of Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, a new form of collective government—the commune—arose in the cities of northern and central Italy. This book ... More


The Crisis of 1465–1466

Paula C. Clarke

in The Soderini and the Medici

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229926
eISBN:
9780191678943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229926.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Tommaso Soderini's promotion for a second time to the post of Standardbearer of Justice gave him considerable authority within the regime. On October 1463, he was selected as ambassador to Venice. ... More


Latin Sources and Byzantine Prosopography: Genoa, Venice, Pisa and Barcelona

Michel Balard

in Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263785
eISBN:
9780191734304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses Byzantine prosopography and several Latin sources that come from the archives of Genoa, Pisa, Venice, and Barcelona. It attempts to show in what respects Byzantine ... More


Daniele Menozzi and Mario Rosa, eds. La storia della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa: in una prospettiva comparative, Edizioni della Normale: Pisa, 2008. 299 pp.

Judith Goodstein

in History of Universities: Volume XXVI/1

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652068
eISBN:
9780191804694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652068.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the book La storia della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa: in una prospettiva comparative (2008), edited by Daniele Menozzi and Mario Rosa. The authors focus on the Scuola ... More


From Charisma to Charity: Lay Sanctity in the Twelfth-Century Communes

Mary Harvey Doyno

in The Lay Saint: Charity and Charismatic Authority in Medieval Italy, 1150-1350

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740206
eISBN:
9781501740213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740206.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter focuses on a twelfth-century Italian urban lay saint: the merchant turned penitent Ranieri of Pisa (d. 1160). It is within the first written and visual sources created to celebrate ... More


In Praise of Good Taste Galilean Science, Critical Spirit, and Hebraic Studies

Francesca Bregoli

in Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses Attias's explorations, ranging from science to Hebraic studies and antiquarianism, in the context of the intellectual and social milieu of early eighteenth-century Tuscany. It ... More


Four Entering the Medical Republic Jewish Physicians and the Pursuit of the Public Good

Francesca Bregoli

in Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on three Livornese Jews educated at the University of Pisa between 1754 and 1785--Angelo de Soria, Joseph Vita Castelli, and Graziadio Bondì. It shows that their studies and ... More


Communes

Chris Wickham

in Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691181141
eISBN:
9781400865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181141.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the rise of Italian city communes in the twelfth century. Focusing on the cities of Milan, Pisa, and Rome, it explores real social and political differences in the experiences of ... More


Pisa

Chris Wickham

in Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691181141
eISBN:
9781400865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181141.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the development of the city commune in Pisa. Pisa had one of the earliest established communes in all of Italy, with the years around 1110 as the most likely period for its ... More


Rome

Chris Wickham

in Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691181141
eISBN:
9781400865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181141.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the development of the city commune in Rome during the period 1050–1150. Rome does not occupy a central place in accounts of early Italian city communes. The city has seemed too ... More


On Whether or Not the Venetians Should Sign an Offensive Alliance with the King of France

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarises an impassioned debate held in the Venetian Senate in 1498. The issue was a potential alliance with the next king of France, Charles' successor Louis XII. As an Orléans, Louis ... More


Free cities

Erica Benner

in Machiavelli's Prince: A New Reading

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653638
eISBN:
9780191769405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653638.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can new princes hold states that are ‘used to living by their own laws and in liberty’? Machiavelli discusses several modes for holding down free states, concluding that the safest option is to ... More


Catherine of Siena: Stigmatic Diversity

Carolyn Muessig

in The Stigmata in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198795643
eISBN:
9780191836947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795643.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 examines theories of stigmatology that emerged during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The works of the Franciscan Bartolomeo of Pisa (d. 1401) and the Dominican Tommaso Caffarini ... More


Bernard Heyberger (ed.), Orientalisme, science et controverse: Abraham Ecchellensis (1605–1664) (Turnhout: Brepols, 2010), 236 pp. ISBN: 9782503535678.

Gerald Toomer

in History of Universities: Volume XXVII/2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198709817
eISBN:
9780191804199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198709817.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the outcome of a conference held at the Collége de France in June 2006, which was about the career, content, and nature of both the published and unpublished works of Abraham ... More


Paleopathology in Italy

Gino Fornaciari, Valentina Giuffra, and Simona Minozzi

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0046
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Italy. It covers the Turin school of paleopathology; the Pisa school of anthropology, including paleoanthropology; and research by Luigi ... More


The Bishop’s Eclipse, 1032–1118

Benjamin Brand

in Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199351350
eISBN:
9780199351374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351350.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the eleventh century, the rise of monastic and papal reformers, as well as of the civic governments known as communes, resulted in the eclipse of local bishops as translators of relics and ... More


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