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Remember The Hand: Manuscription In Early Medieval Iberia, Catherine Brown 2022 Fordham University

Remember The Hand: Manuscription In Early Medieval Iberia, Catherine Brown

Medieval Studies

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A Reader In Early Franciscan Theology: The Summa Halensis, Lydia Schumacher, Oleg Bychkov 2022 Fordham University

A Reader In Early Franciscan Theology: The Summa Halensis, Lydia Schumacher, Oleg Bychkov

Philosophy & Theory

A Reader in Early Franciscan Theology presents for the first time in English key passages from the Summa Halensis, one of the first major installments in the summa genre for which scholasticism became famous. This systematic work of philosophy and theology was collaboratively written mostly between 1236 and 1245 by the founding members of the Franciscan school, such as Alexander of Hales and John of La Rochelle, who worked at the recently founded University of Paris.

Modern scholarship has often dismissed this early Franciscan intellectual tradition as unoriginal, merely systematizing the Augustinian tradition in light of the rediscovery of Aristotle ...


Dante As Orpheus: Georgics 4 And Inferno 5, Kevin R. West 2021 Stephen F. Austin State University

Dante As Orpheus: Georgics 4 And Inferno 5, Kevin R. West

Bibliotheca Dantesca: Journal of Dante Studies

Critics have long struggled to explain the apparent contradiction between Inferno 5.31, where the violent winds of the second circle of hell are said never to rest, and Inferno 5.96, where the wind is calm while Dante speaks with Francesca da Rimini. I argue that the winds calm specifically because they also calm when Orpheus visits the underworld in search of Eurydice in Georgics 4. With this briefest of allusions Dante fashions himself as another Orpheus, a poet whose art can soothe hell itself, into which he has dared (as a character) to descend.


Interpreting Dante’S 'Commedia': Competing Approaches, George Corbett 2021 University of St Andrews

Interpreting Dante’S 'Commedia': Competing Approaches, George Corbett

Bibliotheca Dantesca: Journal of Dante Studies

This article first addresses the emphasis on the truth of the literal sense of Dante’s Commedia in twentieth-century scholarship, whether the poem is conceived as a mystical vision (Bruno Nardi, 1884-1968), figural fulfillment (Erich Auerbach, 1892-1957), or allegory of the theologians (Charles S. Singleton, 1909-1985; and Robert Hollander, 1933-2021). Secondly, it analyses the interpretative approach of the French Dominican scholars Pierre Mandonnet (1858-1936) and Joachim Berthier (1848-1924), who draw on symbolic theology (and the four senses of Scripture) but, unlike Singleton and Hollander, insist that the literal sense of the poem is a “beautiful lie.” Thirdly, it shows how ...


Law And The Imagination In Medieval Wales. Robin Chapman Stacey. Philadelphia: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 344 Pages. Isbn: 978-0-8122-5051-0., Marisa Mills 2021 University of Southern Mississippi

Law And The Imagination In Medieval Wales. Robin Chapman Stacey. Philadelphia: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 344 Pages. Isbn: 978-0-8122-5051-0., Marisa Mills

e-Keltoi: Journal of Interdisciplinary Celtic Studies

No abstract provided.


Nineteenth- And Twentieth-Century Readings Of The Medieval Orient: Other Encounters, Liliana Sikorska 2021 Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan

Nineteenth- And Twentieth-Century Readings Of The Medieval Orient: Other Encounters, Liliana Sikorska

Research in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Travel narratives and historical works shaped the perception of Muslims and the East in the Victorian and post-Victorian periods. The book discusses that troubled legacy drawing on the discourses on Muslims originating in the European Middle Ages, and locates the nineteenth-century texts concerning the Saracens and their lands in the liminal space between history and travel accounts.


A New Look At “Didacus” In A Late Twelfth-Century Manuscript From Santa María De Benevívere (Free Library Of Philadelphia, Lewis E 22), Matthew J. Westerby 2021 CASVA, National Gallery of Art

A New Look At “Didacus” In A Late Twelfth-Century Manuscript From Santa María De Benevívere (Free Library Of Philadelphia, Lewis E 22), Matthew J. Westerby

Manuscript Studies

The manuscript Lewis E 22 at the Free Library of Philadelphia has an uncommonly complete provenance. Written in the late twelfth century at Santa María de Benevívere in the Tierra de Campos of Palencia, Spain, an ex libris inscription on the last lines of the final folio records its origin, with an enigmatic addition by a later hand with the name “Didacus.” Following the exclaustration of Benevívere in the nineteenth century, the manuscript passed through a series of collections in England and Canada before it arrived in the United States with John Frederick Lewis, including those of William Braggeand George ...


The Roaring Lion And The Horse Of God: The Enigma Of The Evangelist Portraits In The Harkness Gospels (New York Public Library, Ma 115), Violetta Barbashina 2021 Fordham University

The Roaring Lion And The Horse Of God: The Enigma Of The Evangelist Portraits In The Harkness Gospels (New York Public Library, Ma 115), Violetta Barbashina

Manuscript Studies

This paper addresses the question of sources for the idiosyncratic representations of the Evangelists created by ninth-century Breton monks and explores what might have prompted the occasional substitution of the horse for the traditional symbol of Saint Mark, the lion. Challenging the assumption of a “Celtic” connotation of equine imagery, this study suggests that the monks were directly influenced by Gregory the Great’s allegorical interpretation of the horse given in the Moral Reflections on Job 39. Echoing Gregory as he draws a parallel between the emblematic qualities of the horse (strength, perseverance, courage) and those required of a servant ...


An Illuminated Manuscript From Late Fourteenth-Century Shiraz In The Bodleian Library, Cailah Jackson 2021 Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

An Illuminated Manuscript From Late Fourteenth-Century Shiraz In The Bodleian Library, Cailah Jackson

Manuscript Studies

Islamic manuscript illumination production in the eastern Iranian city of Shiraz in the late fourteenth century marked an aesthetic sea-change from mid-fourteenth-century styles that were characterized by polychrome palettes and thick, gold strapwork. The new style of illumination, which was produced under the Muzaffarid dynasty (1314– 93), was distinguished by the dominance of deep blue pigments as well as black and gold and the use of minute floral sprays and ‘baroque- edged’ inscribed cartouches. This profound visual shift eventually developed into the elaborate styles of Timurid, Turcoman and Safavid illumination of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries onwards and is thus ...


Early Antiquarian Methodologies: Conflict In The Margins Of A Sixteenth-Century Copy Of Itinerarium Kambriae And Descriptio Kambriae, Sarah J. Sprouse 2021 The University of Alabama

Early Antiquarian Methodologies: Conflict In The Margins Of A Sixteenth-Century Copy Of Itinerarium Kambriae And Descriptio Kambriae, Sarah J. Sprouse

Manuscript Studies

The Tudor period saw a revolution in antiquarian histories of Britain. Their networks of transmission largely circle around major collectors such as Matthew Parker and William Cecil. One prominent figure in Cecil’s orbit was Laurence Nowell, the antiquarian whose name is famously associated with the Beowulf manuscript (the “Nowell Codex”). Nowell made copies of the Itinerarium Kambriae and Descriptio Kambriae, both texts by Giraldus Cambrensis, from differing sources, resulting in the defective manuscript London, British Library Additional MS 43706. His colleague William Lambarde used the Add. MS 43706 as the basis for his copy of Descriptio Kambriae. However, before ...


تأثير وسائل الإعلام الجديد على المجال العام والتسويق السياسي, عبد ربه عبدالقادر العنزي استاذ مساعد 2021 جامعة الأزهر-غزة

تأثير وسائل الإعلام الجديد على المجال العام والتسويق السياسي, عبد ربه عبدالقادر العنزي استاذ مساعد

Journal of Al-Azhar University – Gaza (Humanities)

ملخص:

يسعى البحث إلى الإحاطة بدينامية الفعل السياسي الذي تقوم بإحداثه وسائل الإعلام الجديد، وتأثيرها المتسارع والفعال الذي عززت به المجال السياسي العام من خلال استعادة الفكرة الكلاسيكية التي تجسد تمثيل الحكومة الديمقراطية لإرادة الشعب عبر الدفع بوسائل الإعلام الجديد والتفاعلية التي تعين الجمهور في العملية الديمقراطية التداولية والتشاركية، وتكريسها لخطاب يتضمن طائفة واسعة من القضايا المتعلقة بالصالح العام. وكونها ركيزة مستحدثة وجادة في التحليل النقدي لأعمال الحكومات جراء تقنيتها الفاعلة، وسرعة انتشارها، وتكلفتها الرخيصة، وعدم هرميتها، وتوافرها لدى أكثر الطبقات والفئات الاجتماعية، وتصاعد استخدامها بشكل غير تقليدي في تعزيز المشاركة السياسية والتأثير في تصورات وسلوك الناخبين. ويسعى البحث إلى ...


“Gardaz Vostre Garnir”: Garin Lo Brun’S El Termini D’Estiu And The Composition Of The Obscene Mini-Anthology Of Songbook G, Courtney Joseph Wells 2021 Hobart and William Smith Colleges

“Gardaz Vostre Garnir”: Garin Lo Brun’S El Termini D’Estiu And The Composition Of The Obscene Mini-Anthology Of Songbook G, Courtney Joseph Wells

Translat Library

In this note, the author demonstrates that, although the ensenhamen of Garin lo Brun serves as a metrical and formal model for the anonymous obscene cobla “De bona domna voill,” it is also parodied by another cobla in the same anthology of parodic and scatological coblas contained in songbook G. While scholars have studied coblas of this anthology individually, there is much that can be learned about the cultural and literary importance of this small grouping of texts when they are studied as a whole. While it is impossible to prove common authorship for all the cobla-texts of the ...


Ciudad, Movimiento Y Transformación: "23 Segundos" En Dos Tiempos, Mariana Pensa 2021 University of California, Los Angeles Extension

Ciudad, Movimiento Y Transformación: "23 Segundos" En Dos Tiempos, Mariana Pensa

South East Coastal Conference on Languages & Literatures (SECCLL)

En este trabajo se realiza una lectura del film uruguayo 23 Segundos (2014, dirigido por Dimitry Rudakov). Un punto de entrada al mismo nos remite a los conceptos de acción/inacción, desde donde la intriga toma cuerpo y comienza a formarse. A partir de esto, se focaliza en el personaje principal de Emiliano, y en su recorrido por Montevideo, recorrido que se transforma a lo largo de la película en una forma de adquisición de conocimiento sobre sí mismo y los demás. Esto lo lleva ultimamente a un cambio de vida, a la superación de la alienación y la rutina ...


2021 Seccll Conference Program, SECCLL Conference 2021 Georgia Southern University

2021 Seccll Conference Program, Seccll Conference

South East Coastal Conference on Languages & Literatures (SECCLL)

Conference program for the 2021 SECCLL.


Between Occitania And Al-Andalus: Reconsidering The Emergence Of Troubadour Melody Through Algorithmic Analysis, Veronica Maria da Rosa Guimaraes 2021 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Between Occitania And Al-Andalus: Reconsidering The Emergence Of Troubadour Melody Through Algorithmic Analysis, Veronica Maria Da Rosa Guimaraes

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

How the musical and poetic traditions of the troubadours arose remains unknown, despite a century of scholarship that has attempted to account for their seemingly ex nihilo appearance in late twelfth-century Europe. Scholarly debate was particularly intense during the first half of the twentieth century and revolved around two competing theories: the Andalusi theory, which linked the troubadours to the poetic-musical traditions of medieval Muslim Iberia (also known by its Arabic name al-Andalus), and the Aquitanian theory, which argued that the troubadours were rooted in the folk and sacred traditions of the Aquitanian region. Since the 1980s, interest in the ...


Guþcwen And Ides Ellenrof – The Old English Warrior Woman As Role Model For Female Characters In Tolkien’S Works, Flora Sophie Lemburg 2021 University of Göttingen, Göttingen

Guþcwen And Ides Ellenrof – The Old English Warrior Woman As Role Model For Female Characters In Tolkien’S Works, Flora Sophie Lemburg

Journal of Tolkien Research

This paper examines the connection between the motif of the Old English warrior woman and Tolkien’s female characters. It provides a critique of Leslie Donovan’s paper “The valkyrie reflex in J. R. R. Tolkien´s The Lord of the Rings: Galadriel, Shelob, Éowyn and Arwen” and contrasts previous research on Tolkien’s female characters focussed either on gender-studies or on a “Germanic” influence with a more direct and specific connection between Medieval English and his works. The motif of the Old English warrior woman is established by investigating the female characters Judith, Elene, and Juliana from the Old ...


“Precios Perle Wythouten Spotte”: Accepting The Unknowable In Pearl, Jana Ishee 2021 The University of Southern Mississippi

“Precios Perle Wythouten Spotte”: Accepting The Unknowable In Pearl, Jana Ishee

Master's Theses

The fourteenth-century Middle English poem Pearl, authored by the anonymous Pearl-poet, survives in a manuscript known as London, British Library, Cotton MS Nero A.x. This dream vision, narrated by a grieving father, tells the story of his journey to Paradise, where he encounters his infant daughter, now older, regal, and wise, proffering admonishments with the authority of God to her tearful father. meeting with her in Paradise. Drawing on Caroline Walker Bynum’s work on medieval European conceptions of death and resurrection, J. Stephen Russell’s work on the dream vision genre, and Karl Steel’s work on ...


دور "المواطن الصحفي" في التغطية الإخبارية, خليل عبدالله علي أستاذ مشارك 2021 جامعة غرب كردفان- السودان

دور "المواطن الصحفي" في التغطية الإخبارية, خليل عبدالله علي أستاذ مشارك

Journal of Al-Azhar University – Gaza (Humanities)

ملخص:

هدفت هذه الدراسة إلى معرفة تأثير المواطن الصحفي على عملية التغطية الإخبارية، والوقوف على أبرز التحولات الرقمية في عالم الأخبار بجانب التعرف على أسس ومعايير التغطية الإخبارية. اتبعت الدراسة المنهج الوصفي التحليلي، واستخدمت الملاحظة والاستبانة كأدوات علمية لجمع المعلومات، وتوصلت الدراسة لعدد من النتائج أهمها :

  • 80% من أفراد العينة المبحوثة أشاروا إلى أن المواطن الصحفي يتصف بالمهنية في نقل الأخبار.
  • كشفت الدراسة أن الأخبار السياسية تشكل نسبة عالية من اهتمامات المواطن الصحفي في التغطية الإخبارية.

وبناءً على النتائج أوصت الدراسة بالآتى:

- ضرورة الاستفادة من قدرات المواطنيين الصحفيين في وسائل الإعلام المختلفة.

- ضرورة قيام المؤسسات الإعلامية بتدريب مصادرها الأخبارية من ...


Mes 160: Classical Islamic Literature & Civilization, Kirsten Beck 2021 CUNY Queens College

Mes 160: Classical Islamic Literature & Civilization, Kirsten Beck

Open Educational Resources

This open resource includes a syllabus, class schedule, grading rubrics, and guidelines/examples for digital poetry annotation.

The course website can be found here: http://mes160.social.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/

In this course, we will take a journey through history, literature, and ideas, traveling through Islamic civilization from 600-1250 CE. We will learn about and contemplate the major events and concerns of Islamic civilization, from the dawn of Islam through the expansions, transformations, and fragmentations of Islamic empires, up until the end of the 13th century. Works of Islamic literature from a variety of genres will fuel our journey ...


الأطر الخبرية لقضية حصار غزة في المواقع الإلكترونية للصحف الأمريكية دراسة تحليلية مقارنة, طلعت عبد الحميد عيسى استاذ مشارك, محمد حسام منصور 2021 الجامعة الإسلامية -غزة

الأطر الخبرية لقضية حصار غزة في المواقع الإلكترونية للصحف الأمريكية دراسة تحليلية مقارنة, طلعت عبد الحميد عيسى استاذ مشارك, محمد حسام منصور

Journal of Al-Azhar University – Gaza (Humanities)

ملخص:

هدفت الدراسة إلى التعرف على الأطر الخبرية لتغطية المواقع الإلكترونية للصحف الأمريكية لقضية حصار غزة، ومدى اهتمامها بهذه القضية، بالإضافة إلى التعرف على الشخصيات المحورية، وأطر الأسباب والحلول، وأهم آليات وأدوات التأطير المختلفة التي اعتمدت عليها مواقع الدراسة في تغطيتها لهذه القضية.

وهي دراسة وصفية استخدمت منهج الدراسات المسحية، وفي إطاره استخدم الباحثان أسلوب تحليل المضمون، ومنهج العلاقات المتبادلة الذي في إطاره تم استخدام أسلوب المقارنة المنهجية، واعتمدت الدراسة على أداتي استمارة تحليل المضمون المبنية على نظرية الأطر الخبرية، واختار الباحثان الموقع الالكتروني لصحيفة النيويورك تايمز، والموقع الإلكتروني لصحيفة الواشنطن بوست، خلال المدة بين 14 يونيو 2007م إلى 3 ...


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