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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

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

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 geographic...

So the Story Goes

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

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

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

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

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...