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A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Theodore Zeldin

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first volume of a two-volume reinterpretation of France's achievement as a nation and of the individual experience of the French. This book tries to explain French idiosyncrasies, ... More


Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Jelena Todorović

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange is the first book-length study to explore the question of poetry and genre in the earliest author’s book in Italian by investigating, through an analysis of ... More


The impact of Gallo-Romance on the Spanish lexicon

Steven N. Dworkin

in A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter studies French and Provençal loanwords. Most medieval Gallo-Romance loans reflect spheres of activity in which France predominated over its neighbors in the Iberian Peninsula. In some ... More


Jewish and Roman Law: A Study in Interaction

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the laws regulating usury (ribbit). In the course of studying ribbit, more specifically, the problem of personal surety in usury contracts, certain peculiar developments in ... More


News of a Kidnapping

Scott G. Bruce

in Cluny and the Muslims of La Garde-Freinet: Hagiography and the Problem of Islam in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452994
eISBN:
9781501700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452994.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter recreates the plight of the abbot of Cluny by interconnecting three distinct but related topics: the perils and promises of transalpine travel for merchants and pilgrims around the year ... More


Menahem Recanati as a Theosophical-Theurgical Kabbalist

Moshe Idel

in Kabbalah in Italy, 1280-1510: A Survey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126266
eISBN:
9780300155877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126266.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that, despite the dominance of the theosophical-theurgical model of Kabbalah in Spain from the time of its emergence under the impact of Provencal traditions brought there by R. ... More


French in Haute-Savoie (Rhône-Alpes): A speaker from Passy

Elissa Pustka and Martin Vordermayer

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter presents a discussion about the European Union between a former long-haul truck driver and his nephew. Both are from Passy (Upper Savoy), a commune of 11 000 inhabitants in the French ... More


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