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Political and Cultural Background

Wilson McLeod

in Divided Gaels: Gaelic Cultural Identities in Scotland and Ireland 1200-1650

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247226
eISBN:
9780191714610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247226.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the changing political and cultural context within Ireland and within Scotland. Although Ireland underwent dramatic change during the classical period, it was the fundamental ... More


The Religious Orders 1370–1540

R. B. Dobson

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/9780199510122.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter evaluates the contribution of the religious orders to the life of Oxford University in the years from 1370 to 1530. It discusses that the university's physical appearance had been more ... More


Literary and Intellectual Culture in the Gaelic World

Wilson McLeod

in Divided Gaels: Gaelic Cultural Identities in Scotland and Ireland 1200-1650

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247226
eISBN:
9780191714610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247226.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

One of the most basic problems complicating the study of relations between Gaelic Scotland and Gaelic Ireland in the late medieval period is the dearth of surviving Gaelic writings from Scotland, ... More


Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

J. H. Burns

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a study of the ideology of monarchy in late medieval Europe. In the 15th and early 16th centuries, European monarchies faced a series of crises and conflicts, which gave rise to intense ... More


Logic in Late Medieval Oxford

E.J. Ashworth and P. V. Spade

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/9780199510122.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses three main periods in the history of Oxford logic that occurred approximately between 1330 and 1500. It talks about three Merton authors who were accountable for the course of ... More


Women, Work, and Life Cycle: A Hypothesis Explored

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter explores more fully the structure of late medieval English society and examines the role women played in economic life. It compares and contrasts this with the post-medieval English ... More


Language, Dialect, Nation

Tim William Machan

in English in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282128
eISBN:
9780191718991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282128.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This chapter explores the ways in which linguistic beliefs convey meaning. It considers both the role of English within the linguistic repertoire of the period (its relations to Latin and French in ... More


Martin Luther: Confessor of the Faith

Robert Kolb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208937
eISBN:
9780191695742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208937.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Martin Luther's thought continues to challenge people throughout the world in the twenty-first century. His paradigmatic shift in defining God and what it means to be human left behind a foundation ... More


French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Rosalind Brown-Grant

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Whilst French romances of the 12th and 13th centuries enjoy a privileged place in the literary history of France, romances from the later middle ages have been neglected by modern scholars. In ... More


Reformation of the Senses: The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Jacob M Baum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042195
eISBN:
9780252050930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Through careful examination of religious beliefs and practices in the German-speaking world from approximately 1400 to 1600, this book challenges the centuries-old narrative of the transition from ... More


Introduction

H. Leith Spencer

in English Preaching in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112037
eISBN:
9780191670664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112037.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book focuses on late medieval sermons and considers some of the requirements of preaching in general. The present study surveys in some detail the dissemination of the texts in the medieval ... More


The Cultural and Social Context of Hunting

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the social and cultural context of hunting in late-medieval England. An analysis of the deer-hunting reveals much about the aristocracy and gentry of Tudor and early Stuart ... More


The Property

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter examines the handling of the property of the one who committed suicide. As far as can be divined from the treatment of a suicide's property, it examines by whom suicide was conceived to ... More


Conclusion: Augustine, the Augustinian, and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The Conclusion sums up the argument, and offers definitions of the terms ‘Augustinianism’, ‘Late Medieval Augustinianism’, and ‘Augustinian’, based on the historical reconstruction of the historical ... More


Hospitality in the Great Household

Felicity Heal

in Hospitality in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217633
eISBN:
9780191678257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217633.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The late medieval social structure, the status of a gentleman, and the spirit of hospitality among various social ranks is presented in this chapter. Various sources such as the ‘Black Book’, ... More


Introduction

Jacob M. Baum

in Reformation of the Senses: The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042195
eISBN:
9780252050930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042195.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the narrative of de-sensualization promoted by early German Protestants, and briefly outlines its persistence in modern academic and popular discourse. It then addresses ... More


Elephans in Camera: Latin and Latinity in 15th- and Early-16th-Century England

Robert Swanson

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The 15th and 16th centuries are often depicted as the death throes of Latin in England, supplanted by ‘The Rise of English’. Arguing that more English did not necessarily mean less Latin, this ... More


Republican and Monarchical Religion

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on republican and monarchical religion in late medieval Europe. Republican religion spread in a late medieval Europe dominated by monarchies that, from the thirteenth century on, ... More


Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Seeta Chaganti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection responds to the critical legacy of Penn R. Szittya. Its contributors investigate how medieval poetic language uniquely reflects and also shapes social, political, and religious ... More


The Arrival of the Printing Press

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first collected edition of Augustine's works, published in 1505–6 by the Basel publisher Johann Amerbach, was the version that was used by the first generation of Reformers, including Martin ... More


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