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The Mystery of Manilius

Katharina Volk

in Manilius and his Intellectual Background

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199265220
eISBN:
9780191708800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265220.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter discusses the extremely limited information we possess about the author Manilius and gives a brief history of the reception of his poem, from Gerbert d'Aurillac to Poggio Bracciolini to ... More


The Dispute between Poggio and Valla

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The quarrel between Poggio Bracciolini (1380–1459) and Lorenzo Valla (1406–57) is regarded as one of the most significant literary debates of the Quattrocento. It not only highlights the difference ... More


Studies in the Transmission of Latin Texts: Volume I: Quintus Curtius Rufus and Dictys Cretensis

S. P. Oakley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198848721
eISBN:
9780191883101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848721.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After a brief introduction on stemmatic method, this book contains genealogical investigations of the textual traditions of Quintus Curtius Rufus and then Dictys Cretensis. The sections on each ... More


Authority and Display in Sixth-Century Etruria: The Vicchio Stele

P Gregory Warden and Adriano Maggiani

in Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The discovery of an inscribed stele at the sanctuary of Poggio Colla (Vicchio, FI) provides new information about the sanctuary and its cults and raises important questions about literacy and elite ... More


The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440

Arthur Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198791089
eISBN:
9780191833625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791089.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

The book is an analysis of the ideology that developed in Florence with the rise of the Medici during the early fifteenth century, a period long recognized as the most formative of the early ... More


In Defense of the Approach

David Marr

in Vision: A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262514620
eISBN:
9780262289610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262514620.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book has tried to lay out in some detail an approach that treats visual perception primarily as an information-processing problem. This chapter presents a conversation between an imaginary ... More


Reinventing Nobility? Artifacts and the Monumental Pose from Petrarch to Platina

Susan Gaylard

in Hollow Men: Writing, Objects, and Public Image in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251742
eISBN:
9780823252855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251742.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter gives an overview of the late 14th- and 15th-century quest for monumentality, defining the literary outcome of this phenomenon as the “monumental pose”—the self-conscious projection of ... More


Major Trends in European Antiquarianism, Petrarch to Peiresc

Peter N. Miller

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores the history of antiquarianism. Such as history would begin with Petrarch, not as an ideologist of antiquity but as a student of its material remains, especially in verbal form ... More


‘I Don’t Know Who You Call Tyrants’: Debating Evil Lords in Quattrocento Humanism

Hester Schadee

in Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199394852
eISBN:
9780199394876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199394852.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter returns to Latin discourse, seeking to define what fifteenth-century humanist treatments of tyranny have in common, and what distinguishes them from their classical and medieval ... More


The architecture of early shrines and temples

Charlotte R. Potts

in Religious Architecture in Latium and Etruria, c. 900-500 BC

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198722076
eISBN:
9780191917257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722076.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The architectural transformations of the seventh and early sixth centuries, often described as the change from huts to houses, generated a range of building types that some scholars have associated ... More


Five Days in May: The Battle for Conscience

Thomas A. Fudge

in Jerome of Prague and the Foundations of the Hussite Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190498849
eISBN:
9780190498863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498849.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After almost a year in prison, Jerome was finally permitted a public hearing. There are a number of contemporary accounts of his dramatic appearance before the sage men of Christendom. Jerome’s ... More


Leonardo Bruni and Civic Humanism

Arthur Field

in The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198791089
eISBN:
9780191833625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791089.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter describes how Leonardo Bruni (1370–1444), early identified as a radical (as he describes himself in an early dialogue), came to endorse many traditional values, while enriching them with ... More


Francesco Filelfo, Oligarchic Virtue, and Medicean Vice

Arthur Field

in The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198791089
eISBN:
9780191833625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791089.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at how Francesco Filelfo, a non-Florentine, taught classics at the University of Florence during 1429–34, turning his classroom into a forum for oligarchic ideology. In the ... More


Poggio and the Ideology of the Medici Regime

Arthur Field

in The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198791089
eISBN:
9780191833625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791089.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

The chapter looks at how Poggio (1380–1459) went from early book hunting (the source of his fame today) to becoming the major ideologue of the Medici regime (without him, it was believed, Cosimo de’ ... More


Jerome Remembered: Liturgy, Revolution, Commemoration

Thomas A. Fudge

in Jerome of Prague and the Foundations of the Hussite Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190498849
eISBN:
9780190498863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498849.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The expanse of six hundred years since the time of the Council of Constance has not dented the impressions of Jerome of Prague, which remain vividly embedded in the surviving records, composed both ... More


Epilogue: Mixed Rhetorics

Rita Copeland

in Emotion and the History of Rhetoric in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845122
eISBN:
9780191937446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845122.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The reception of Aristotelian rhetoric was gradual and often partial. It did not overthrow established rhetorical theory; it did not displace the school rhetorics that foregrounded stylistic facility ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Patterson

in Representing Avarice in Late Renaissance France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198716518
eISBN:
9780191787225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716518.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

The Introduction sets out the rationale of this book. It presents the present study as a ‘backstory’ to Molière’s L’Avare, or, more accurately, as a pre-history to that work: an account of ‘what ... More


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