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Mysticism as Dissent

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study of the politics of canonization begins with discussion of the changing policies toward beata mysticism that affected Rose of Lima’s cause for canonization. The chapter further explores how ... More


Urban VIII and the Decline of Spanish Rome

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how the election of Pope Urban VIII shifted the papal favor for the stability of the Italian territories of the Spanish monarch and for the papacy. The consequences of this ... More


The Moth and the Flame

Gregory Hanlon

in The Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, his Soldiers, and his Subjects in the Thirty Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687244
eISBN:
9780191767043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687244.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

The Farnese dukes of Parma and Piacenza were imposed by the Papacy and the Emperor on the rich territories of northern Italy, dominated until then by a powerful feudal nobility. In the framework of a ... 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


Oedipus in Exile

Daniel Stolzenberg

in Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924144
eISBN:
9780226924151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924151.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book begins with the Jesuit priest Athanasius Kircher's stay in Malta, a European outpost between Sicily and North Africa governed by the Catholic Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Kircher ... More


Cardinal Richelieu’s War

Gregory Hanlon

in Italy 1636: Cemetery of Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738244
eISBN:
9780191801679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738244.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Cardinal Richelieu planned a great war against the Spanish Habsburgs and for years subsidized the Dutch and Swedes to fight the House of Austria by proxy. After the battle of Nördlingen weakened the ... More


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