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Feminine Virtues and Florentine Vices: Citizenship and Morality in Paradiso XV-XVII

Claire Honess

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter on citizenship and morality takes over the centrality of the city as a prime element in Dante's political thought both in the Commedia and in his other writings. It argues that the idea ... More


The Costume of the Vestal Virgins

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter examines the Vestal costume. Like the dress of a respectable matrona, the costume of a Vestal rendered visible her social status and moral probity. The full Vestal regalia included the ... More


Sexualized Spirituality, Sexual Politics, and the Revival

Brett C. McInelly

in Textual Warfare and the Making of Methodism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198708940
eISBN:
9780191779640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708940.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 looks at the ways spirituality and sexuality intersected in Methodist discourse and practice. The close-knit nature of the Methodist societies, the emotionalism of the New Birth, and the ... More


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