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Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The category of “literature” in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages differs from modern understandings of the term. There was less of a focus on texts designed for “leisure” reading, such as novels today, but rather a strong didactic...

Introduction

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Who is the Devil? What are demons? Where did they come from, why do they exist, and why do they seem to bear so much malice towards humans?Many cultures posit the existence of fundamental principles of good and evil, and develop narratives...

Demons in the World

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...From ancient times people had sought to conjure magic to evade, ameliorate, or surpass the natural limits of their condition through the help of supernatural creatures. They might have offered rituals of propitiation to pagan gods, invoked...

Demons in the Schoolroom

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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... Juanita Feros Ruys, “Sensitive Spirits: Changing Depictions of Demonic Emotions in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries,” Digital Philology 1 (2012): 184–209; “Love in the Time of Demons: Thirteenth-Century Approaches to the Capacity for Love...

Demons in the Desert

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The devotion and practice of early Christianity was centred in small communities of converts living in Rome and on the outposts of the Roman Empire in Greece and the Near East. These were the sorts of communities to which the Apostle Paul...

Demons in the Cloisters

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Once Christian monasticism had successfully transplanted itself from the deserts of North Africa to the more temperate climate of Western Europe in the early medieval period, it needed to reposition itself in the great cosmological warfare...