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Augustinian Synthesis to Aristotelian Amalgam

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296446
eISBN:
9780191711985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296446.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the 13th century, natural philosophy changed status from an enterprise of marginal significance into one that formed the principal point of entry into the understanding of the world and our place ... More


Colleges and Halls 1380–1500

A.B. Cobban

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/9780199510122.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the New College, founded by William Wykeham in 1379, which was the seventh secular college to be established in Oxford since the inception of the English collegiate movement in ... More


Baronial courts in Scotland, 1150–1350

Cynthia J. Neville

in Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639588
eISBN:
9780748653492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639588.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the early evidence associated with lordly courts in the late twelfth and the thirteenth centuries, both those of the Anglo-Norman and European newcomers, and more particularly, ... More


Theology and Theologians from Ockham to Wyclif

W. J. Courtenay

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/9780199510122.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the prominent English masters and intellectual activities during the fourteenth century. It discusses the significant changes that occurred in the academic and intellectual ... More


A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Joshua Getzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This history of the doctrinal evolution of water law investigates the links between law and economic development, with detailed attention to legal concepts and to the history of industrialization. ... More


Time, Place, and Person

Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt

in Thomas Aquinas: Faith, Reason, and Following Christ

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199213146
eISBN:
9780191762734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213146.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with discussions of the social and intellectual transitions that occurred in the twelfth century, and how these various forces coalesced into institutional structures in the ... More


Bastard Feudalism and the Framing of Thirteenth-Century England

Peter Coss

in Italy and Early Medieval Europe: Papers for Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777601
eISBN:
9780191823152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777601.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the introduction to his great work of 2005, Framing the Early Middle Ages, Chris Wickham urged not only the necessity of carefully framing our studies at the outset but also the importance of ... More


Introduction: The Thirteenth Century

Dimitri A. Korobeinikov

in Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198708261
eISBN:
9780191779312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708261.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

At the beginning of the thirteenth century Byzantium was still one of the most influential states in the eastern Mediterranean. At the end of the century the Empire was a second-ranking Balkan state. ... More


Reading the Zohar: A Sacred Text of Kabbalah

Pinchas Giller

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118490
eISBN:
9780199848874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118490.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Comprising well over a thousand pages of densely-written Aramaic, the compilation of texts known as the Zohar represents the collective wisdom of various strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, up ... More


Jacques Verger & Olga Weijers (eds), Les débuts de l’enseignement universitaire à Paris (1200–1245 environ).: Études sur la Faculté des arts dans les Universités médiévales 38 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2013), 439pp. ISBN: 9782503551548

William J. Courtenay

in History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743651
eISBN:
9780191803826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743651.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews Les débuts de l'enseignement universitaire à Paris, one of three recent books devoted to the emergence of the University of Paris and its faculties in the first half of the ... More


The Apple of His Eye: Converts from Islam in the Reign of Louis IX

William Chester Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691190112
eISBN:
9780691192635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190112.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The thirteenth century brought new urgency to Catholic efforts to convert non-Christians, and no Catholic ruler was more dedicated to this undertaking than King Louis IX of France. His military ... More


Introduction

Kurt J. Werthmuller

in Coptic Identity and Ayyubid Politics in Egypt: 1218–1250

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163456
eISBN:
9781617970238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163456.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the early thirteenth century, Greater Cairo had an expanse spread into a metropolitan; yet even so, some of its urban centers compete for prominence. Al-Qahira, Cairo's namesake, had been ... More


Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Christina Laffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835651
eISBN:
9780824871215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835651.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the world of thirteenth-century Japan through the life of a prolific noblewoman known as Nun Abutsu (1225–1283). Abutsu crossed gender and genre barriers by writing the first ... More


Moral Heroism and Craving for Extremes: The Ming Period (1368–1644)

in True to Her Word: The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758086
eISBN:
9780804786782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758086.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter concentrates on the key historical moments at which the discourse shifted and the faithful maiden act took shape. The rise of the faithful maiden cult highlights a close link between the ... More


The struggle is nothing new

Andrew Briggs, Hans Halvorson, and Andrew Steane

in It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy and Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808282
eISBN:
9780191866944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808282.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The question of tension between scientific study and religious commitment is examined through two historic examples: the impact of Aristotelian physics on thirteenth-century Europe, and the motion of ... More


Merciful Demand: Fraternal Correction as a Form of Blame

Jeffrey Hause

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 6

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827030
eISBN:
9780191866005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827030.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the late twelfth and early thirteenth century, increasingly sophisticated ethical thought made its way out of the theology texts and into pastoral guides and sermons, making it possible for a ... More


Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Dimitri Korobeinikov

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198708261
eISBN:
9780191779312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708261.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book looks at the relations between Byzantium and its eastern neighbours in the thirteenth century. The main conclusion is that the Nicaean Empire (1204-61) was much stronger and much more the ... More


Between Syria and Egypt: Alms, Work, and the “Holy Poor”

Peter Brown

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on a religious struggle over the meaning of work and the definition of “the poor” in late antiquity, illustrating how theological principles and their institutional application ... More


CITY BUILDING IN SELJUQ RUM

Scott Redford

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After more than a century of instability, the Rum Seljuq state came into its own following the Third Crusade. After the Fourth Crusade, which began after 1211, the peace with the Laskarid state ... More


Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

S. T. Ambler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198754022
eISBN:
9780191815751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754022.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In thirteenth-century England, circumstance and personality converged to produce an episcopate uncommonly dedicated not only to its pastoral mission but also to the defence of the kingdom and the ... More


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