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Revelation and the Apocalypse in Late Medieval Literature
  • Author : Justin M. Byron-Davies
  • Publisher : University of Wales Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-01

This interdisciplinary book breaks new ground by systematically examining ways in which two of the most important works of late medieval English literature – Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Love and William Langland’s Piers Plowman – arose from engagement with the biblical Apocalypse and exegetical writings. The study contends that

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Revelation and the Apocalypse in Late Medieval Literature
  • Author : Justin M. Byron-Davies
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020

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The Apocalypse in the Middle Ages
  • Author : Richard Kenneth Emmerson,Bernard McGinn
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992

An innovative overview of the influence of the Apocalypse on the shaping of the Christian culture of the Middle Ages.

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Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages
  • Author : Matthew Gabriele,James T. Palmer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-13

Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages provides a range of perspectives on what reformist apocalypticism meant for the formation of Medieval Europe, from the Fall of Rome to the twelfth century. It explores and challenges accepted narratives about both the development of apocalyptic thought and the

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Apocalypse Illuminated
  • Author : Richard Kenneth Emmerson
  • Publisher : Penn State University Press
  • Release Date : 2018

"Studies the illustration of Revelation in manuscripts from the ninth to the fifteenth century. Examines how twenty-five of the most important illustrated Apocalypses illustrate the biblical text and interpret it for diverse audiences"--Résumé de l'auteur.

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The Cambridge Companion to Apocalyptic Literature
  • Author : Colin McAllister
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31

Apocalytic literature has addressed human concerns for over two millennia. This volume surveys the source texts, their reception, and relevance.

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Picturing the Apocalypse
  • Author : Natasha O'Hear,Anthony O'Hear
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015

An original introduction to the book of Revelation through the use of art history, with attention also given to the reception of the text in music, literature, and popular culture.

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Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art
  • Author : Natasha F. H. O'Hear
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2011-02-17

A contribution to the history of interpretation of the Book of Revelation in the Late Medieval and Early Modern period in the form of seven visual case studies ranging from 1250-1522. O'Hear uses visual exegesis as a way of exploring both the content as well as the character of a

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The Apocalyptic Imagination in Medieval Literature
  • Author : Richard Kenneth Emmerson,Ronald B. Herzman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992

During the Middle Ages, the Apocalypse, or Book of Revelation, was believed to contain both the grand design of sacred history and the disguised history of the Present and future. In The Apocalyptic Imagination in Medieval Literature, Richard K. Emmerson and Ronald B. Herzman explore die pervasiveness of apocalypticism in

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The Apocalypse in the Early Middle Ages
  • Author : James Palmer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-20

This book offers a fascinating exploration of the concept of the apocalypse in early medieval Europe. Calling upon a wealth of archival evidence ranging from the late antiquity to the first millennium, it surveys the role of religious ideas and apocalyptic thought in shaping medieval society in Western Europe.

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The Apocalypse in English Renaissance Thought and Literature
  • Author : C. A. Patrides,Joseph Anthony Wittreich
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 1984

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The Absent Image
  • Author : Elina Gertsman
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-24

Guided by Aristotelian theories, medieval philosophers believed that nature abhors a vacuum. Medieval art, according to modern scholars, abhors the same. The notion of horror vacui—the fear of empty space—is thus often construed as a definitive feature of Gothic material culture. In The Absent Image, Elina Gertsman argues

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Prognostication in the Medieval World
  • Author : Matthias Heiduk,Klaus Herbers,Hans-Christian Lehner
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-11-09

Two opposing views of the future in the Middle Ages dominate recent historical scholarship. According to one opinion, medieval societies were expecting the near end of the world and therefore had no concept of the future. According to the other opinion, the expectation of the near end created a drive

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Revelation
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01

The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.

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The Book of Revelation
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21

Medieval exegesis of the Apocalypse from Richard of St. Victor through Nicolas of Lyra In this volume Franciscan scholar David Burr concentrates on the mendicant contribution to the book of Revelation. Clashing interpretive strategies developed, mirroring authority structures in the context of the new institutional framework of the university, the

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