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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

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...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

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...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

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...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

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...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

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...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...

A Family Affair

Jamie Wood

Jamie Wood is Principal Lecturer in History at the University of Lincoln (UK). He works on the social and religious history of the late antique West, especially in the Iberian Peninsula and has published widely on the works of Isidore of Seville. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Isidore of Seville and his Reception in the Early Middle Ages : Transmitting and Transforming Knowledge

Amsterdam University Press, 2016

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...Isidore, Versus 13–14, Sánchez Martín, ed., Isidori Hispalensis Versus, p. 225.Introduction There is no doubt that Pope Gregory I (r. 590–605) had a deep and lasting impact on the religious life of early medieval Spain.Collins, Early...

The Hohenstaufen Women and the Differences Between Aragonese and Greek Queenship Models

Lledó Ruiz Domingo

Lledó Ruiz Domingo is a PhD student at the University of Valencia, where she is developing her doctoral project “Queenship in the Late Middle Ages: Construction and Signification of Queen Consorts in the Crown of Aragon (XIV-XV Centuries)” under the supervision of Professor Antoni Furiói Diego. Her more recent publications include “‘Del qual tenim loch’: Leonor de Sicilia y el origen de la lugartenencia femenina en la Corona de Aragón,” for the 2017 issue of Medievalismo: Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Estudios Medievales. Also in press are The Strategies of Legitimacy of the Trastámara Dynasty in the Crown of Aragon and Power, Piety and Patronage: Maria of Navarre as Queen of the Crown of Aragon (1338-1347), both for Routledge. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Companion to Global Queenship

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...WHEN WE ANALYZE the life trajectories of the women of the major dynasties of the Middle Ages, we are faced with a complicated historical object, which in recent years has generated an interesting historiographical discussion, shaking...

The Black Death and its Consequences for the Jewish Community in Tarrega: Lessons from History and Archeology

Anna Colet

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Anna Colet graduated from the Universität de Lleida in 2000, with a degree in History. She has led many archaeological digs in the province of Lleida, and in 2007 she directed the excavation of Les Roquetes. She is currently a member of the research team created around this site and a technician at the Museu Comarcal de l’Urgell-Tàrrega Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Josep Xavier Muntané I Santiveri

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Josep Xavier Muntané I Santiveri holds a BA from the Pontificio Istituto Biblico (Roma) and a PhD in Hebrew Philology from the Universitat de Barcelona (2010). He has published two books related to the Jews of Tàrrega and forms part of the research team created by the Museu Comarcal de l’Urgell-Tàrrega on the occasion of the discovery of the Jewish cemetery. He has held a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Ange Guépin in Nantes (France), for a project entitled “The Legal Status of Religious Minorities in the EuroMediterranean World (5th-15th centuries),” funded by the “Ideas” program of the European Research Council’s Seventh Framework (FP7/2007-2013/ERC). He currently works as a researcher at the Institut d’Estudis Món Juic, on a project devoted to the transcription, edition, and study of documents related to the Catalan Jewish communities of Tàrrega and Verdu (1295–1492). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jordi Ruíz Ventura

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Jordi Ruíz Ventura earned an MSc in Physical Anthropology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He directed the fieldwork and laboratory analyses of anthropological evidence during the excavation at Les Roquetes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriol Saula

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Oriol Saula graduated with degrees in Geography and History (specializing in prehistory and ancient history) from the Universitat de Barcelona in 1989. He is currently the technical director of the Museu Comarcal de l’Urgell-Tàrrega. Since 1990, he has led different archeological digs in the province of Lleida, and his research focuses on medieval Jewish society in Iberia. In 2007, he coordinated the excavation of the Jewish cemetery in Tàrrega and is a member of the research team that has formed around this site. He has participated in various congresses and scientific meetings related to this project, and he has also worked on several publications. He is the co-director of the journal Urtx: revista d’humanitats de l’Urgell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eulàlia M. Subirà de Galdàcano

M. Eulàlia Subirà de Galdàcano holds a PhD in Biological Science and an MS in Human Biology, and is Professor of Human Biology in the Unitat d’Antropologia Biològica at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Her areas of specialization include field and laboratory anthropology (the morphological and chemical analysis of human remains). From 2001 to 2005, she was First Vice-President and then President of the Associació Catalano-Balear de Paleopatologia de l’Acadèmia de Ciències Mèdiques de Catalunya Balears. She is the author of many books and articles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Clara Jáuregui

Clara Jàuregui holds a BA in History from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and an MA in Medieval Cultures from the Universitat de Barcelona. She is currently writing a doctoral dissertation on Jewish medical practice in Barcelona during the fourteenth century at the Universitat de Barcelona, where she is affiliated with the Institute for Medieval Cultures. She has also researched and curated an exhibition for the Museu d’Història de L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Medieval Globe : Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death

Arc Medieval Press, 2014

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...This essay, originally drafted in Catalan, has been translated and revised for publication by Monica H. Green and Carol Symes.In 2007, excavations in a suburb of the Catalan town of Tarrega identified the possible location of the medieval...

Introduction: Disability Theory and Pre-Modern Considerations

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

...As the field of disability studies has grown over the last 40 years, there has been increasing critical interest in how current notions and attitudes toward the impaired were shaped historically.See, for example, the works by Brueggemann...

Use and Reception

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...As John Harvey noted, medieval gardens “could serve an aesthetic as well as a material purpose . . . The various motives involved were not mutually exclusive, but complementary.” J. H...