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Recht as een Palmen-Bohm and Other Facets of Gellius' Medieval and Humanistic Reception

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by tracing the separate transmission of Gellius' chapter on the ability of palm-wood, reinterpreted as the palm-tree to resist pressure, which proved congenial to Christians for ... More


Reform and Its Application

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An analysis is made of reform of the Frankish Church and its application in the Carolingian period. There are three sections. The first, ‘Legislation and Exhortation’, goes chronologically through ... More


Bumptious Reading and Priggish antanaclasis

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter moves on to the heart's reception of scripture in the well-known subgenre of ‘wreath’, ‘corona’, or ‘coronet’ verse. Here, the approved secular mode of reading selectively, pen in hand, ... More


Against the Iconoclasts

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252381
eISBN:
9780191600654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252386.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Brief account of the beginnings of Byzantine iconoclasm, and John's place in defending the veneration of icons against iconoclasm. The nature and importance of florilegia in his defence. An ... More


Medieval Prehistory

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The name ‘commonplace-book’ does not seem to have been used before the 16th century, but the thing itself had been evolving at least since the time of John of Salisbury. It is not to the genealogy of ... More


The Commonplace-Book at Birth

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Text production had not been at all the main preoccupation of the compilers of florilegia in the years between Rodolphus Agricola's De formando studio and Desiderius Erasmus's pedagogical ... More


Seventeenth Century: Consolidation

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

For Latin vocabulary, phraseology, and style, the commonplace-book remained in the 17th century as important a source as ever it had been in the preceding century. However, some features in the ... More


Tonaries: A Tool For Memorizing Chant

Busse Berger Anna Maria

in Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the function of tonaries as tools for memorizing chant. It suggests that music theorists and singers compiled tonaries not only to choose the transition from the antiphon to the ... More


In Dialogue with Heresy: Christian Polemical Literature

Robin Whelan

in Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295957
eISBN:
9780520968684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295957.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that a sophisticated culture of Christian disputation continued in Vandal Africa. It explores an understudied cache of heresiological literature, written in all the genres that ... More


“An Eternal Weight of Glory” (2 Corinthians 4:17): Discipline and Devotion in Monastic Life

Felice Lifshitz

in Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter studies the texts that served as guidelines for monastic life at Karlburg and Kitzingen during the eighth century, before the rise of prescriptive rules (such as the Rule of Benedict) in ... More


Virgiliana Neapolis Urbs: Receptions of Classical Naples in the Swabian and Early Angevin Ages

Fulvio Delle Donne

in Remembering Parthenope: The Reception of Classical Naples from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199673933
eISBN:
9780191797613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673933.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the different forms of reception (literary, cultural, but also non-elite and non-traditional) of classical authors in Naples in the Swabian and early Angevin periods. In 1259 ... More


The Transmission and Circulation of Classical Literature: Libraries and Florilegia

James Willoughby

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800–1558

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199587230
eISBN:
9780191820410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587230.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter charts the survival and transmission of classical literature through the medieval libraries of England. For the Anglo-Saxon period, there are only sparse remains of the books themselves, ... More


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