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Sutzura e viltat carnal: The Place of Sin and Lust in the Treatises of the Franciscan Francesc Eiximenis (c.1400)

The Friars and their Influence in Medieval Spain

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...This study offers a portrait of a moralist at the end of the fourteenth century, namely Francesc Eiximenis, a Franciscan author of diverse treaties dedicated to teaching the truths of the Christian faith. The chapter describes his life...

Deafness and Inability to Speak – Los Sordomudos

Connie L. Scarborough

Connie L. Scarborough is Professor in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Texas Tech University and Co-Director of the Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Her most recent book, Inscribing the Environment, applies theories of ecocriticism to Medieval Spanish Text. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts : Disgraced or Graced

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Deaf vs. deaf Deafness is a unique topic with respect to the other conditions herein labelled as disabilities. While being deaf is usually defined as a loss of hearing, contemporary scholars have challenged the idea that deafness...

Female Agency in Nasrid Islamic Granada in the Fifteenth Century

Ana Echevarría

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Ana Echevarría is Associate Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roser Salicrúi Lluch

Roser Salicrúi Lluch is Senior Researcher (Investigadora Científica) at the Institució Milài Fontanals (IMF) of the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) in Barcelona, Spain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dr Elena Woodacre

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Topic/event Description From the thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries, Nasrid Granada (1232–1492) was the last stronghold of Islamic power in the Iberian Peninsula, after five centuries of political domination. Unlike other...

So the Story Goes

Ann Christys

Ann Christys is an independent scholar. She completed her PhD, published as Christians in al-Andalus 711-1000 (2002), at Leeds and has published on the historiography of al-Andalus and on Christian-Muslim relations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vikings in the South : Voyages to Iberia and the Mediterranean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This chapter focuses on the first Viking on Iberia raid, in 844. It begins with a simple statement by a contemporary Latin annalist and shows how this information was elaborated as it passed down a chain of Latin chronicles. Often...

Introduction

Javier Martínez Jiménez

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Javier Martínez Jiménez is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Faculty of Classics and a By-Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. He did his thesis (Oxford, 2013) with Bryan Ward-Perkins on the continuity of aqueducts in late antique Iberia, and has directed the survey of the aqueduct of Reccopolis and co-directed the Oxford excavations at Casa Herrera (Mérida). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Isaac Sastre de Diego

Isaac Sastre de Diego is an independent scholar. He has been a researcher in the Spanish National Research Council, where he continued his doctoral research with Luis Caballero (Madrid, 2009) on early medieval liturgy and Christian architecture, directly involved in the direction of excavations at Casa Herrera (Mérida) and surveys on the pre-Romanesque monuments of Asturias. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carlos Tejerizo García

Carlos Tejerizo García is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Institute of Heritage Sciences of the Spanish National Research Council. His doctoral research (Vitoria, 2016) was focused on the archaeology of rural communities in the Duero basin, where he has done part of his fieldwork, under the supervision of Juan Antonio Quirós and Alfonso Vigil-Escalera Guirado. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Iberian Peninsula between 300 and 850 : An Archaeological Perspective

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...This book aims to put together in a single publication a comprehensive summary of the results of over 25 years of archaeological scholarship on Late Antique and Early Medieval Spain and Portugal, together with an overview of previous...

Ferdinand of Antequera and Santo Domingo el Real de Toledo : Patronage, Advice, and Spiritual Favour (c.1390–1416)

The Friars and their Influence in Medieval Spain

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...This work has been completed in accordance with the framework for the research project financed by the Ministry of Science and Innovation (el Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación), no. HAR2010–16762/HIST entitled ‘Prácticas de consenso y de...

Lameness – Los Contrechos

Connie L. Scarborough

Connie L. Scarborough is Professor in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Texas Tech University and Co-Director of the Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Her most recent book, Inscribing the Environment, applies theories of ecocriticism to Medieval Spanish Text. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts : Disgraced or Graced

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Definitions and Theories Old Spanish uses an all-encompassing word for the type of disabilities that will be discussed in this chapter – contrecho. Contrecho can denote one who is deformed, crippled, maimed, lame, hunchbacked, paralyzed...

Peace and War, 1360–77

Michael Prestwich

Michael Prestwich, OBE, is Emeritus Professor of History and a former Pro-Vice Chancellor at Durham University. His many books include Plantagenet England, 1225-1360 (2005); Knight: The Medieval Warrior’s (Unofficial) Manual (2010); Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages: The English Experience (1996); English Politics in the Thirteenth Century (1990); The Three Edwards: War and State in England, 1272-1377 (1980); and War, Politics and Finance under Edward I (1972). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of the Hundred Years War

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...By 1360 war had become a way of life for many. The routiers who pillaged the French countryside, the captains who hoped to profit from ransoms, the knights who hoped to win glory through great feats of arms: such men had little to gain from...

Narrative and Counter-Narrative : Dominican and Muslim Preaching in Medieval Iberia

The Friars and their Influence in Medieval Spain

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter forms part of my activities as research professor associated with the Institució Mila i Fontanals (Barcelona) of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas via the project, ‘La Corona de Aragón en el Mediterráneo...

Friars and Nuns : Dominican Economy and Religious Identity in Medieval Castile

Francisco García-Serrano

Francisco García-Serrano is Professor of Medieval History at Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus. He has published extensively examining the importance of the mendicant orders in medieval Spain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Friars and their Influence in Medieval Spain

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...The early Dominicans struggled to decide what type of relationship they would have with religious women and Dominicans nuns. Although the issue of the cura mulierum (care of women) was addressed in the Dominican constitution, mostly dealing...