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The north Italian human environment

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the role of environmental factors in the arrival and development of Christianity in northern Italy. It explains the role of the topographical environment and considers the ... More


Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Mark Humphries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of religious change in northern Italy under the Roman empire, focusing on the origins and development of Christianity down to the end of the 4th century. It aims to liberate that ... More


Portraits in a landscape: Christian origins in northern Italy

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the importance of archaeological records in tracing and interpreting the origin of Christianity in northern Italy. Archaeological records increase researchers' knowledge beyond ... More


The ordering of society

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the emergence of ecclesiastical hierarchies in northern Italy, the impact of Church's claims for regional authority at the local level, and the participation of the Church in ... More


Regional churches and imperial policy

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the impact of imperial intervention on north Italian Christianity between Constantine's involvement in the Donatist schism after his victory in 312 and the death of Theodosius I ... More


Negotiosus cursus: Christianity in the cities

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the situation and conditions of the Christian Church in the cities of northern Italy during the 4th century. It shows that during this period the Christians may have ... More


Introduction: Regional history and religious history

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter explains the objective of the book, which is to examine the religious and regional history of Northern Italy under the Roman Empire, and the origins and development of ... More


Subscribing bishops and invented apostles: the search for the earliest north Italian churches

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter traces the origin of Christianity and the first Christian churches in northern Italy using the records of church councils in Rimini, Milan, Serdica, Arles, and Rome. The first mention of ... More


The Successo della Peste

Samuel K. Cohn

in Cultures of Plague: Medical thinking at the end of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574025
eISBN:
9780191722530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574025.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The chapter turns to northern Italy, where the majority of 1575–8 plague tracks were written and which broke physicians' near monopoly over these manuals, with bishops, parish priests, government ... More


From the cities to the mountains: Christian expansion, 350–400

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the expansion of Christianity in northern Italy from ad 350–400. Many of the characteristics of the process by which Christianity spread through northern Italy in the 3rd and ... More


Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

John A. Davis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a reconsideration of Italy's history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book's central ... More


Epilogue: The changing world of Chromatius of Aquileia

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This epilogue discusses the role of Bishop Chromatius of Aquileia in providing reassurance to the people during the Gothic invasion of the Julian Alps and the Po Valley in northern Italy during the ... More


The Invasion of Plague in Early Modern Italy

John Henderson

in Florence Under Siege: Surviving Plague in an Early Modern City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300196344
eISBN:
9780300249286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196344.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins and spread of plague in northern Italy. Plague arrived in Italy in 1629 with French and German troops. It is no accident that the initial cases of plague identified ... More


Napoleonic Italy: Empire Aborted

Timothy H. Parsons

in The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the empire of Napoleonic Italy, the state founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in Northern Italy. It explains Bonaparte's strategy of exploiting the nationalist ... More


The Lay Saint: Charity and Charismatic Authority in Medieval Italy, 1150-1350

Mary Harvey Doyno

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740206
eISBN:
9781501740213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740206.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book investigates the phenomenon of saintly cults that formed around pious merchants, artisans, midwives, domestic servants, and others in the medieval communes of northern and central Italy. ... More


An Opulence of Virtue

Andrea Muehlebach

in The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter introduces the concept of neoliberal moral authoritarianism, though of a very particular kind, which comes in the form of a highly moralized kind of citizenship that has emerged in the ... More


Introduction

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter introduces the purpose of the book and provides an outline of the organization of the chapters. The argument is made that the medieval hospital provides an excellent vehicle for ... More


The Inquiry

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book deals with two small villages located on the high alpine rim of northern Italy. It describes and explains the interplay between microcosm and macrocosm, between peasant settlement and an ... More


Hospitals and charity: history and context

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter one locates the rise of the hospital movement in northern Italy within the context of the changing religious, social, and political environment of the city-states. It traces the evolution of ... More


Intimacy through Time and Space in Fieldwork Interviews

Sabina Perrino

in Reimagining Rapport

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190917074
eISBN:
9780190917104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917074.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 5 continues to engage with theory, meta-methodology, and methodology through a novel synthesis of work on scalarity, intimacy, stancetaking, chronotopicity, kinship, and narrative. After ... More


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