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The Dramatic Tradition Of The Middle Ages, Clifford Davidson Dec 2015

The Dramatic Tradition Of The Middle Ages, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

The twenty-five essays in this collection provide unusual insights into early European drama. Written by American, European, and Japanese scholars, the contributions focus on such subjects as recent discoveries of medieval music-dramas and the conditions of their composition and performance pictorial elements in English and Continental vemacular drama, the later history of medieval drama, and secular plays and playing. The articles first appeared in The Early Drama, Art, and Music Review, which was the official journal of the EDAM project at the Medieval institute Western Michigan University and are included here for their unique contribution to drama studies. Altogether, the ...


China, Japan And Korea: Hegemonic Stability And International Society In Northeast Asia During Ming And Qing, Lukas Danner Oct 2013

China, Japan And Korea: Hegemonic Stability And International Society In Northeast Asia During Ming And Qing, Lukas Danner

Lukas K. Danner

No abstract provided.


The Early Modern Chinese Tribute System: Civilization As Source Of Soft Power, Lukas Danner Sep 2013

The Early Modern Chinese Tribute System: Civilization As Source Of Soft Power, Lukas Danner

Lukas K. Danner

No abstract provided.


Medieval International Relations Of East Asia: The Tribute System Reconsidered, Lukas Danner Sep 2013

Medieval International Relations Of East Asia: The Tribute System Reconsidered, Lukas Danner

Lukas K. Danner

No abstract provided.


Vice, Tyranny, Violence, And The Usurpation Of Flanders (1071) In Flemish Historiography From 1093 To 1294, Jeff Rider Dec 2012

Vice, Tyranny, Violence, And The Usurpation Of Flanders (1071) In Flemish Historiography From 1093 To 1294, Jeff Rider

Jeff Rider

No abstract provided.


Cultures Of Devotion, Kathleen Ashley Dec 2012

Cultures Of Devotion, Kathleen Ashley

Kathleen M. Ashley

"The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe provides a comprehensive overview of the gender rules encountered in Europe in the period between approximately 500 and 1500 C.E. The essays collected in this volume speak to interpretative challenges common to all fields of women's and gender history--that is, how best to uncover the experiences of ordinary people from archives formed mainly by and about elite males, and how to combine social histories of lived experiences with cultural histories of gendered discourses and identities....


Corpus Christi Plays At York: A Context For Religious Drama, Clifford Davidson Dec 2012

Corpus Christi Plays At York: A Context For Religious Drama, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

For roughly two centuries, the streets of the city of York were home to the annual performance of a cycle of mystery plays held in conjunction with the festival of Corpus Christi. Remarkable as the resilience of such an event is, no scholar has yet to survey fully the plays' urban setting, especially with a view to understanding how and why they might have continued to appeal to citizens and spectators. One theory has been that the City of York made the guilds perform the plays. Yet, as Davidson argues, this is not a satisfactory solution, despite the admittedly coercive ...


The Crusades And The Lost Literature Of The Italian Renaissance, Brian Maxson Oct 2012

The Crusades And The Lost Literature Of The Italian Renaissance, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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Das Sakramentar Von Beauvais: Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe Der Handschrift Ms. Ludwig V 1 Aus Dem J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Elizabeth Teviotdale Dec 2010

Das Sakramentar Von Beauvais: Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe Der Handschrift Ms. Ludwig V 1 Aus Dem J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Elizabeth Teviotdale

Elizabeth C Teviotdale

A facsimile of a ten-leaf fragment of an illuminated sacramentary. The commentary includes a close examination of the object itself (physical properties, text, writing, and painting), considers the fragment's place in the oeuvre of the main scribe, and evaluates the artistic comparanda. A new understanding—anticipated in the work of Guy Lanoë—of the probable circumstances of the manuscript's creation is offered: that the sacramentary was made almost certainly at the behest of Roger, bishop of Beauvais from 998 to 1016, for his cathedral church of Saint Peter.


Did William Ix (The Troubadour) Know Virgil?, George Beech Dec 2010

Did William Ix (The Troubadour) Know Virgil?, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Beauvais Sacramentary In The Getty Museum As A "Coronation Sacramentary", Elizabeth Teviotdale Sep 2010

The Beauvais Sacramentary In The Getty Museum As A "Coronation Sacramentary", Elizabeth Teviotdale

Elizabeth C Teviotdale

Reexamines the evidence--paleographical, art historical, and circumstantial--that Carl Nordenfalk (1907-92) adduced for his hypothesis that Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, MS Ludwig V 1 (the ten surviving leaves of a sacramentary written and illuminated around the year 1000) was created for the occasion of the consecration in 1017 of Robert the Pious’s ten-year-old son Hugh as his co-ruler. In putting forward this hypothesis, Nordenfalk was building on a suggestion he made first in 1950 that the manuscript was written and illuminated at the behest of Robert the Pious by a Lombard artist named Nivardus, who was working at ...


Closing Remarks, Richard Clement Jun 2010

Closing Remarks, Richard Clement

Richard W. Clement

No abstract provided.


Pembroke College 302: Abbreviated Gospel Book Or Gospel Lectionary?, Elizabeth Teviotdale Dec 2009

Pembroke College 302: Abbreviated Gospel Book Or Gospel Lectionary?, Elizabeth Teviotdale

Elizabeth C Teviotdale

A consideration of the character of the text of Cambridge, Pembroke College, MS 302, a series of excerpts from the four canonical Gospels in (with one exception) biblical order preceded by an incomplete set of canon tables, a manuscript produced in England in the mid-11th century. Concludes that it was probably created as a private devotional book for a high-ranking Benedictine monk, a prayer book intended to resemble a Gospel book and to present a full account of the life of Christ.


Emmanuel Leroy Ladurie, Jeff Bowman Dec 2009

Emmanuel Leroy Ladurie, Jeff Bowman

Jeff Bowman

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From Written Record To History: Narrating The Past In Medieval Iberian Charters, Jeff Bowman Dec 2009

From Written Record To History: Narrating The Past In Medieval Iberian Charters, Jeff Bowman

Jeff Bowman

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Being A Pilgrim: Art And Ritual On The Medieval Routes To Santiago, Kathleen Ashley, Marilyn Deegan Jun 2009

Being A Pilgrim: Art And Ritual On The Medieval Routes To Santiago, Kathleen Ashley, Marilyn Deegan

Kathleen M. Ashley

The Way of St James has been a pilgrimage event for over 1000 years as people have flocked to the site of the burial of the apostle St James the Great. Legend states that the body of James was carried by boat from Jerusalem to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, where a church was erected on the site of the tomb. There is no single route for the pilgrims to follow, but there are several key paths. Kathleen Ashley and Marilyn Deegan capture the experience of the medieval pilgrim through an examination of art, historical and social contexts as well ...


How England Got Its Name, (1014-1030), George Beech Dec 2008

How England Got Its Name, (1014-1030), George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


Noms De Personne, Noms De Lieux Et Noms De Peoples Dans La Tapisserie De Bayeux: Une Perspective Francaise, George Beech Dec 2007

Noms De Personne, Noms De Lieux Et Noms De Peoples Dans La Tapisserie De Bayeux: Une Perspective Francaise, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract available.


How Angleterre Came To Be The French Country Name For England In The Eleventh Century, George Beech Dec 2007

How Angleterre Came To Be The French Country Name For England In The Eleventh Century, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Brief Eminence And Doomed Fall Of Islamic Zaragoza: A Great Center Of Arabic And Jewish Learning In The Iberian Peninsula In The Eleventh-Century, George Beech Dec 2007

The Brief Eminence And Doomed Fall Of Islamic Zaragoza: A Great Center Of Arabic And Jewish Learning In The Iberian Peninsula In The Eleventh-Century, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


Festivals And Plays In Late Medieval Britain, Clifford Davidson Dec 2006

Festivals And Plays In Late Medieval Britain, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

The most comprehensive survey to date of medieval festival playing in Britain, this study presents an inclusive view of the drama in the British Isles. It offers detailed readings of individual plays-including the little studied Bodley plays, among others - as well as a summary of what is known of their production. Organized around the rituals of the liturgical seasons, the book clarifies the relationship between liturgical feast and dramatic celebration.


Love And Complaints In Angouleme: Agreements Between Count William Of The Aquitanians And Hugh Of Lusignan (1028), George Beech Dec 2006

Love And Complaints In Angouleme: Agreements Between Count William Of The Aquitanians And Hugh Of Lusignan (1028), George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


On Right Pleasure And Good Health: A Banquet Commentary, Timothy Tomasik Mar 2006

On Right Pleasure And Good Health: A Banquet Commentary, Timothy Tomasik

Timothy J. Tomasik

No abstract provided.


Beauty And Passion In Tenth-Century Córdoba, Jeff Bowman Dec 2005

Beauty And Passion In Tenth-Century Córdoba, Jeff Bowman

Jeff Bowman

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"Gregory The Priest”, “Marash”, “Richard Of The Principate”, “William Ix Of Aquitaine", George Beech Dec 2005

"Gregory The Priest”, “Marash”, “Richard Of The Principate”, “William Ix Of Aquitaine", George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract available.


The Scribes Of Bamberg Lit. 5, Elizabeth Teviotdale Sep 2005

The Scribes Of Bamberg Lit. 5, Elizabeth Teviotdale

Elizabeth C Teviotdale

Identifies the scribes of Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, MS Lit. 5 (olim Ed.V.9), an illuminated troper made at Reichenau ca. 1000, proposing that seven scribes contributed significantly to the project: a project lead, two text specialists, a rubrication specialist, two notation helpers, and a finisher.


Was The Bayeux Tapestry Made In France? The Case For St. Florent Of Saumur, George Beech Dec 2004

Was The Bayeux Tapestry Made In France? The Case For St. Florent Of Saumur, George Beech

George T. Beech

This book presents the hypothesis that the Bayeux tapestry, long believed to have been made in England, came from the Loire valley in France, from the abbey of St. Florent of Saumur. This is based on a number of different kinds of evidence, the most important of which is signs of a St. Florent/Breton influence in the portrayal of the Breton campaign in the tapestry, about a tenth of the whole.


Biondo Flavio And The Fourth Crusade: The Historiographic Methods Of A Prominent Humanist Historian, Brian Maxson Dec 2003

Biondo Flavio And The Fourth Crusade: The Historiographic Methods Of A Prominent Humanist Historian, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

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Le Vase D’Aliénor D’Aquitaine, George Beech Dec 2003

Le Vase D’Aliénor D’Aquitaine, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Biblical David As Role Model In The Early 11th Century Latin Narrative The Conventum Of Aquitaine, George Beech Dec 2003

The Biblical David As Role Model In The Early 11th Century Latin Narrative The Conventum Of Aquitaine, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.