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Mary Ever‐Virgin? Jovinian and Marian Heresy

David G. Hunter

in Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199279784
eISBN:
9780191707391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279784.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A survey of the history of the idea of Mary's virginitas in partu shows that the notion had only marginal support in the tradition of the first three centuries. Associated with both docetism and ... More


Interlude: The Clown as Dog

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that in our post-New Critical age, there is a danger of reductive reading in which the relation of major speakers to their language is characterized in terms of the analysis of ... More


In Love

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Part II focuses on spatial metaphors of permeability and containment that dramatize erotic desire as a rupture between self and world. Such metaphors raise the stakes of erotic desire when intimacy ... More


Dux neutrorum and the Jewish Tradition of the Guide of the Perplexed

Caterina Rigo

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this chapter, it is my intention to situate the early Latin translation of the Guide, Dux Neutrorum, within the Jewish tradition. An examination of the Hebrew manuscript tradition of the al-Ḥarizi ... More


Dante and the Three Religions

Giorgio Battistoni

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This essay examines questions of Dante and Islam, as well as Judaism and Christianity, through the historically specific lens of Verona and the court of Cangrande della Scala as well as a personal ... More


Roma caput mundi: Rome’s local antiquities as symbol and source

Kathleen Christian

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

It will consider different antiquarian strategies in Rome adopted during a window of time (from the second half of the fifteenth century into the early sixteenth) when antiquity was open and ... More


Ferrara in the 1430s

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the 1430s Niccolò continued to wield local power, to father bastards, and to live as feudal lords had always lived. But the new shaping forces at the court, and in the seats of power in Italy, ... More


Ovid and the Styles of Adaptation in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Goran Stanivukovic

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Two Gentlemen of Verona heralds the beginning of Shakespeare’s long-lasting appropriations of Ovid in his drama and poetry. This chapter analyzes the stylistic resonance of Ovid’s Heroides in ... More


Vienna, Verona, Venice (1822–1823)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini and Isabella Colbran arrived in Vienna on March 23. Four days later they attended a performance of Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz. A new opera, Euryanthe, had been ... More


“Hark, Hark, the Dogs Do Bark …”: The Assault on Mendicant Holiness (1234–60)

Donald S. Prudlo

in Certain Sainthood: Canonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454035
eISBN:
9781501701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454035.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines how the mendicant orders that began to receive the honors of canonization caused opposition to saints within the church to sometimes break out into the open. By the middle of ... More


Systems of Conflict: An Overview

Patrick Lantschner

in The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval Cities: Italy and the Southern Low Countries, 1370-1440

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198734635
eISBN:
9780191799235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734635.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter introduces the interpretative framework that underlies the analysis of systems of conflict in Chapters 5 to 7. It is suggested that different modes of conflict were concentrated in ... More


Italy’s Suburban Amphitheaters

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/9780198852759.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

“Italy’s Suburban Amphitheaters” traces the benefits that a city might derive from placing a major entertainment building in the suburb, concentrating on examples at Verona, Capua, Herdonia, and ... More


Discrepant emotional awareness in Shakespeare

R. S. White and Ciara Rawnsley

in The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090783
eISBN:
9781781708866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090783.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The suggestive phrase ‘discrepant awareness’ was coined in 1960 by Bertrand Evans to explore the ways in which Shakespeare presents differences in knowledge and understanding between characters, and ... More


Kin, Friends, and Books (1434–37)

in Complete Writings: Letterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226590073
eISBN:
9780226590097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590097.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses several letters by and to Isotta Nogarola (1418–1466), an Italian-born French author. The early letters by and to Isotta Nogarola, sometimes jointly with her elder sister ... More


Danmiano (1438–41)

in Complete Writings: Letterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226590073
eISBN:
9780226590097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590097.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

From 1434 to 1439, the literary career of Isotta Nogarola—an Italian-born French author—is documented by frequent letters, written by her and by correspondents, which attest to her growing fame in ... More


Foscarini (1451–66)

in Complete Writings: Letterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226590073
eISBN:
9780226590097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590097.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses letters by portray Isotta Nogarola, an Italian-born French author to the nobleman Ludovico Foscarini (1409–80), a Venetian governor appointed in the year 1451. He wrote her ... More


The Black Swan: Two Orations for Ermolao Barbaro (1453)

in Complete Writings: Letterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226590073
eISBN:
9780226590097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590097.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Isotta Nogarola, an Italian-born French author dedicated two orations to Ermolao Barbaro when he came to Verona as the city's bishop in 1453, the first of these an encomium congratulating him on his ... More


Homoerotic Desire and Same-Sex Bonding: Challenges to Heterosexual Partnership?

Joan Lord Hall

in Sexual Desire and Romantic Love in Shakespeare: 'Rich in Will'

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474488563
eISBN:
9781399509473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474488563.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 7 discusses how far homoerotic same-sex relationships and close friendships (male and female) challenge heterosexual norms of romance. Shakespeare’s Sonnets, which explore bisexual passion, ... More


The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval Cities: Italy and the Southern Low Countries, 1370-1440

Patrick Lantschner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198734635
eISBN:
9780191799235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734635.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This book traces the logic of urban political conflict in late medieval Europe’s most heavily urbanized regions: Italy and the Southern Low Countries. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries are often ... More


Italy 1390–1480

Peter Mack

in A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199597284
eISBN:
9780191804588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199597284.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Italian authors and their contributions to the development of renaissance rhetoric. These include Antonio Loschi (1369–1441), Leonardo Bruni (1370–1444), Gasparino Barzizza ... More


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