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Sex, Love, and Marriage

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses love and marriage in the Jewish communities of Umbria. Young Jewish men were aware that their first sexual encounters would not take place in a Jewish environment, and that ... More


Royal Mothers, Sacred History, and Political Polemic

R. Malcolm Smuts

in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

In addition to participating in individual successions, queens consort provided for future successions by giving birth to heirs to the throne. In doing so they also perpetuated ties of kinship ... More


“To Live Together in Holy Matrimony”: Orthodox and Heterodox

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the question of religion in the royal wedding ceremony by examining the few times when there was a mixed marriage: an orthodox dynast marrying a heterodox foreigner. The chapter ... More


Betrothal

Carolyn James

in A Renaissance Marriage: The Political and Personal Alliance of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, 1490-1519

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199681211
eISBN:
9780191761195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681211.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

While historians have acknowledged the importance of dynastic marriages to political strategy and diplomacy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, little attention has been paid to how ... More


The Final Campaign

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

in Demetrius the Besieger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.003.0027
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

During what was to be Demetrius’ final campaign, he initially enjoyed some success with his attacks on Lysimachus’ territories. This chapter follows Demetrius’ progress, and also offers insight into ... More


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