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Weaving the Crown of Pilgrimage: The Spiritual and Polemical Dimensions of Pilgrimage and the Holy Places from an Anti‐Chalcedonian Perspective

Cornelia B. Horn

in Asceticism and Christological Controversy in Fifth-Century Palestine: The Career of Peter the Iberian

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199277537
eISBN:
9780191604171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277532.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Holy Land as a singular setting for the Christological controversies in the 5th century. In the context of pilgrimage to the numerous holy places, Peter’s own ... More


Here Begins The Prologue to The Last Book

Bridget Morris (ed.)

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume III: Liber Caelestis, Books VI–VII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195166279
eISBN:
9780199932450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166279.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Book VII describes Birgitta’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 1372. Within a chronological framework the book describes the outward journey from Rome, via Naples and Cyprus, to Jerusalem and ... More


Virtual Pilgrimages to Real Places: the Holy Landscapes

Bianca Kühnel

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/9780197265048.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter attempts to differentiate between types of monumental representations of Jerusalem, to locate them historically and to explore the reasons for their extraordinary density by deciphering ... More


Studying with Maps: Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Two Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts

Hanna Vorholt

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/9780197265048.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on two closely related diagrammatic maps of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in two thirteenth-century manuscripts now in Brussels (Bibliothèque Royale, MS IV 462) and London (British ... More


Prologue: From Constantine to Abd al‐Malik

Hagith Sivan

in Palestine in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199284177
eISBN:
9780191712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284177.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on religious politics in Palestine from the 4th century onwards. Topics covered include Constantine's efforts to establish Christianity in Palestine, the emergence of a new ... 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


The Voyage

Raymond P. Scheindlin

in Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195315424
eISBN:
9780199872039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315424.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Nine poems describe Halevi’s ocean voyage and his mental state during its course. They display his ambivalence between missing his family and longing for his goal; his fear that the Holy Land will ... More


Palestine in Late Antiquity

Hagith Sivan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199284177
eISBN:
9780191712555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284177.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers an unconventional study of one corner of the Roman Empire in late antiquity, weaving around the theme of conflict strands of distinct histories, and of peoples and places, ... More


Scholarly Pilgrims: Antiquarian Visions of the Holy Land

Adam G. Beaver

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

In an effort to explore the complex relationship between religious devotion and critical research within the larger field of historia sacra, this essay aims to understand the symbiosis of antiquarian ... More


Expansion in the Ottoman Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

From her base in Tunisia and Malta, Vialar expanded to newly independent Greece and the Ottoman Empire. In these locales, the SSJA competed with other missionary groups, including Protestants and ... More


Inhabitation of the World

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews medieval texts concerning geography, the Holy Land, conversion, and population beyond Latin Christendom. There is the direct evidence: texts read and written by the literate ... More


Kiss of Peace

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Pope Paul VI's visit to the Holy Land and meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Arthenagoras on January 6, 1964. The meeting was held in Mount Olives just a few meters from Calvary ... More


Journeying to an Antique Christian Past: Holy Land Pilgrimage Narratives in the Era of the Reformation

Megan C. Armstrong

in Beyond Greece and Rome: Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198767114
eISBN:
9780191821301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767114.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Pilgrimage treatises fulfilled many functions—as sacred histories, polemics, and aids to contemplation—but they were first and foremost modes of spiritual journeying designed to take devout ... More


Ideological Foundations

Matthias B. Lehmann

in Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the ideological foundations for their philanthropic operation developed by the emissaries and their supporters in printed pamphlets, sermons, and other texts. The main ... More


Portable Christianity: Relics in the Medieval West (c.700–1200): 2010 Raleigh Lecture on History

Julia M. H. Smith

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010-2011 Lectures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265277
eISBN:
9780191754203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265277.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This paper uses the proxy evidence of relic inventories and labels to explore the role of relics in medieval Christianity. By means of an examination of their material nature, it argues that their ... More


The Fall of the Papal Monarchy and the Rise of Territorial Power

Tomaž Mastnak

in Crusading Peace: Christendom, the Muslim World, and Western Political Order

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226357
eISBN:
9780520925991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226357.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explains how Papal monarchy sank with its banners flying high. The bull was a clear statement of Papal Monarchism, which described the church as the only monarchial structure, and also ... More


Introduction: Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity

BROURIA BITTON-ASHKELONY

in Encountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241916
eISBN:
9780520931121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241916.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Christian pilgrimage in the late antiquity was an expression of basically similar religious phenomena that progressed in the third and fourth centuries in Christian societies. Pilgrimage encompasses ... More


‘Where his Feet Stood’: Describing the Centre

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the writings and experiences of Holy land pilgrims during the Renaissance period. It suggests that unlike other travellers, pilgrims travel consciously ‘juxta scripturas’ and ... More


Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Jonathan Phillips

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205401
eISBN:
9780191676611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205401.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The triumph of the First Crusade (1095–1099) led to the establishment of a Latin Christian community in the Levant. Remarkably, despite growing pressure from the neighbouring Muslim powers, and the ... More


Patriarch

Jean Dunbabin

in A Hound of God: Pierre de la Palud and the Fourteenth-Century Church

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222910
eISBN:
9780191678523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222910.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

While he was at Avignon, on March 27 1329, Pierre was appointed Patriarch of Jerusalem, a venerable title of high prestige. The deciding factor in Pierre's acceptance was the hope, current in the ... More


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