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Lucca and its Territories in the Fifteenth Century: Economy and Society

M. E. Bratchel

in Medieval Lucca: And the Evolution of the Renaissance State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542901
eISBN:
9780191715655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542901.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It has sometimes been argued that the larger regional formations of the 15th century resulted in greater market integration. It is a contentious argument, and one that is difficult to apply to ... More


Lucca and its Territories in the Fifteenth Century: Politics and Administration

M. E. Bratchel

in Medieval Lucca: And the Evolution of the Renaissance State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542901
eISBN:
9780191715655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542901.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In earlier chapters, political, administrative, social, and economic ingredients were forged into an integrated history of the developing Lucchese state. For purposes of a more detailed analysis, the ... More


Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Sheila Delany

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book breaks important ground in 15th-century scholarship, a critical site of cultural study. The book examines the work of English Augustinian friar Osbern Bokenham, and explores the relations ... More


Getting and Spending: The Welsh Economy

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the fifteenth century, life in Wales was for underdeveloped pre-industrial society. This chapter shows that that the Welsh economy then was an economy perched anxiously near the margin of ... More


Inventing a Preservation Program in Fifteenth-Century Rome

David Karmon

in The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766895
eISBN:
9780199896745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, World History: BCE to 500CE

Preservation practices in fifteenth-century Rome afforded a vital means for the Renaissance popes to acquire and extend temporal power over the ancient city. Papal excavation licenses controlled ... More


Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Tony Hunt

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Villon studies have traditionally emphasized the documentary and didactic value of the Testament, concentrating on problems of historical referentiality. It is assumed that the work has a significant ... More


John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Jane Griffiths

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is the first book-length study of Skelton for almost twenty years (including the only substantial study to date of Skelton's translation of the Bibliotheca Historica of Diodorus Siculus), ... More


An Illuminated English Guide to Pilgrimage in the Holy Land: Oxford, Queen’s College, MS 357

Kathryn M. Rudy

in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265048
eISBN:
9780191754159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265048.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Few medieval pilgrims' guides were written in English; even fewer were illuminated. This chapter examines Oxford, Queen's College, MS 357, a manuscript made in England in the late fifteenth century, ... More


Theology after Wycliffism

J. I. Catto

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the prestige and authority of theologians in fifteenth-century Europe when secular princes were beginning to discover religious conformity and orthodoxy as important ... More


Civil Societies

Paul Slack

in From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206613
eISBN:
9780191677243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206613.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Current interest in the concept and reality of ‘civil society’ came largely from political events at the end of the twentieth century. This chapter, however, goes back to the late fifteenth century ... More


Introductions

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The book introduces the 15th-century Augustinian friar, Osbern Bokenham and his collection of literary works. His little-known but substantial achievements and contributions to literature, ... More


University and Government 1430–1500

R. L. Storey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses issues regarding the challenges to rights and possessions during the fifteenth century and that the most practical remedy was found in ‘lordship’. It explains the university's ... More


The Polyphony of Civic Time in Fifteenth-Century Leuven

Matthew S. Champion

in The Fullness of Time: Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514796
eISBN:
9780226514826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514826.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter is a survey of the multiple ways of organising and experiencing time in the city of Leuven in the fifteenth century. It considers how time was understood in relation to the newly-founded ... More


Dilemmas of Discernment

Michael D. Bailey

in Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies: The Boundaries of Superstition in Late Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451447
eISBN:
9780801467318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451447.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter introduces a core group of German writers addressing superstition in the fifteenth century and explores the particular contexts in which they wrote. It briefly recounts the commonalities ... More


Legend and Historical Experience in Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Narratives of the Past

Dimitri Kastritsis

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the course of the fifteenth century, the Ottoman sultanate underwent many transformations in the political and cultural sphere. When the century began, Bayezid I (r. 1389–1402) was making the ... More


Introduction

Francesca Orsini and Samira Sheikh (eds)

in After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth-Century North India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450664
eISBN:
9780199085019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450664.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introduction sets the agenda for the volume by arguing for a closer look at fifteenth-century north India, a period of multilingualism, vernacularization, the evolution of script conventions, ... More


Introduction

Paula C. Clarke

in The Soderini and the Medici

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229926
eISBN:
9780191678943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229926.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This work aims to show how politics worked in fifteenth-century Florence, and the factors that brought about the constitutional change for which the period was well known. These political changes ... More


Lydgate's Libraries: Duke Humfrey, Bury St. Edmunds, and the Fall of Princes

Jennifer Summit

in Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226781716
eISBN:
9780226781723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781723.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents and examines the implications of the following argument: while the fifteenth-century “age of libraries” took place against the backdrop of expanded literacy in late medieval ... More


Caxton in the middle of English

David Matthews

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

David Matthews explores how Caxton’s awareness of linguistic change informed his editing methods. Caxton’s editing of Trevisa's translation of Higden’s Polychronicon, for example, shows a distinct ... More


Sacred, Sensual, and Social Music: Wisdom and the Digby Mary Magdalene

Katherine Steele Brokaw

in Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703140
eISBN:
9781501705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703140.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on fifteenth-century East Anglia and the music of two plays, Wisdom and the Digby Mary Magdalene. Wisdom and Mary Magdalene stage and embody anxieties about the sensual nature of ... More


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