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SO SUPER‐EXCELLENT: Music for the Annual Festa, 1500–1650

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The most important musical event for a scuola grande was the annual celebration of the feast day of its patron saint. In the 16th and early 17th centuries, the scuole each hired some of the best ... More


Celebrating the Capture of Jerusalem in the Holy City

M. Cecilia Gaposchkin

in Invisible Weapons: Liturgy and the Making of Crusade Ideology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705151
eISBN:
9781501707988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705151.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With the successful conclusion of the First Crusade, the crusaders established the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem and immediately established a liturgical thanksgiving for what they saw as the miracle of ... More


The Memory of Mary: The Fourth and Early Fifth Centuries

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines other evidence for Marian devotion in the fourth and early fifth centuries, including the writings of the church fathers and nonliterary evidence for the cult of the Virgin. It ... More


Craft and Kirk: Security, Status and Shelter

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter looks at relations with the church, exploring themes of eternal security, earthly status and the material provision of shelter for meetings, before and after the Reformation. In 1475 the ... More


Talking to Pilgrims in the New World

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199743179
eISBN:
9780199345045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743179.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In trying to understand the function of the ancient saints in the New World and to test the theories introduced in the previous chapter, the author embarks on surveys of pilgrims to the feast day ... More


Chasing Saints in the Old World

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199743179
eISBN:
9780199345045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743179.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The research had to be carried to Europe for two reasons: first, to uncover the connections to original sites of devotion to the medical saints, possibly extending back to the pagan twins; second, to ... More


Doctor Twins: from Cyrrhus to Toronto

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199743179
eISBN:
9780199345045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743179.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The life, death and subsequent veneration of Saints Cosmas and Damian is traced, from their origins in the 2ndC AD to their martyrdom in the Diocletian persecutions and extending well beyond to their ... More


Tradition Veiled in a Postmodern Form: Commemorative Art in the Shrine of Anba Abraam

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the commemorative art in the shrine of Saint Anba Abraam in the monastery of Dayr al-Azab in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. It explains that Anba Abraam served as the bishop of ... More


Mis-commemoration after the Restoration

Edward Legon

in Revolution remembered: Seditious memories after the British civil wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124654
eISBN:
9781526144652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124654.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Moving beyond oral culture, this chapter identifies a rich vein of what is referred to as mis-commemoration after the Restoration: the failure to live up to the government’s expectations of behaviour ... More


Eating in Silence in an English Benedictine Monastery

Richard D. G. Irvine

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the eating habits of English Benedictine communities. The eating patterns of English Benedictine monks do not differ radically from those of the wider English population; the ... More


Homilies and Reading Communities

Philip Michael Forness

in Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: A Study of Jacob of Serugh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198826453
eISBN:
9780191865916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826453.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter addresses the most controversial homily in Jacob of Serugh’s corpus, the Homily on the Council of Chalcedon. Recently discovered manuscripts provide a solid basis for viewing this homily ... More


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