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Men, Women, and Moral Jurisdiction: ‘The Friar's Tale’, ‘The Physician's Tale’, and the Pardoner

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that jurisdiction was not only a politically charged topic — following Wyclif’s intervention in it — but also one of great ethical concern to Chaucer. The Friar’s Tale combines ... More


The local limits of imperial and ecclesiastical power

Maijastina Kahlos

in Religious Dissent in Late Antiquity, 350-450

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190067250
eISBN:
9780190067281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067250.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the limits that the aristocracy in general and the landowning elites at the local level set to imperial and ecclesiastical power. In late Roman society, aristocrats had ... More


The Bishop, the Pope, and the Prophetess: Rival Ritual Experts in Third-Century Cappadocia

Ayşe Tuzlak

in Daughters of Hecate: Women and Magic in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780195342703
eISBN:
9780199387748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342703.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Religion and Literature

This chapter considers a polemical story about a third-century prophetess who is said to be possessed by a demon. In a letter to Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, Firmilian describes a female prophet who ... More


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