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The Muslim historian who taught Renaissance Europe about Africa

For the first English translation of his most influential work, The Description of Africa, he is John Leo. His baptismal name was Joannes Leone de Medici, although he preferred its Arabic form, Yuhannah al-Asad. His birth name was al-Hasan Ibn Muhammad...
From: Mathew Lyons on 23 Feb 2021

The Tailor-King and the Anabaptists of Munster

The spire of the church of St Lambert in Münster has three unusual adornments: cages. They were first hung on 22 January 1536 to hold the mutilated bodies of Jan Bockelson, Bernard Krechting and Bernhard Knipperdolling, surviving leaders of the Anabaptist...
From: Mathew Lyons on 22 Feb 2021

Jasienski, “Repainting as Art Making” in the Art Bulletin March,

Adam Jasienski, “Converting Portraits: Repainting as Art Making in the Early Modern Hispanic World,” The Art Bulletin 102/1 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 16 Feb 2021

The forgotten story of Silent Night

Silent Night is one of the best-known songs in the world. It has been translated into over 200 languages and one version alone, Bing Crosby’s 1937 recording, sold over 30 million copies. But who knows anything of its authors? The lyrics to Silent...
From: Mathew Lyons on 16 Feb 2021

Masters, “Rethinking the Republics of Spaniards and Indians” in The Americas, Jan 21

Adrian Masters, “The Two, the One, the Many, the None: Rethinking the Republics of Spaniards and Indians in the Sixteenth-Century Spanish Indies,” The Americas 78/1 (2021).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 16 Feb 2021

Imperial historian, imperial daughter: Anna Komnene and The Alexiad

Few, if any, historians have been so high born as Anna Komnene, first daughter of the Byzantine emperor Alexios I, who came into the world in the porphyry-lined room of the Palace of Boukoleon, overlooking the harbour of Constantinople and the Sea of...
From: Mathew Lyons on 15 Feb 2021

Avilez Rocha, “Fishing and Colonization in the 15th-Century Atlantic” in CLAR, 2019

Gabriel de Avilez Rocha, “The Pinzones and the coup of the acedares: fishing and colonization in the fifteenth-century Atlantic,” Colonial Latin American Review 28/4 (2019)
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 12 Feb 2021

Ireton, “Black Africans’ Freedom Litigation Suits” in RQ, Winter

Chloe Ireton, “Black Africans’ Freedom Litigation Suits to Define Just War and Just Slavery in the Early Spanish Empire,” Renaissance Quarterly 73/4 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 9 Feb 2021

Palma, Reis & Zhang, “Reconstruction of Regional & National Population: Portugal, 1527-1864” in Historical Methods 53/1

Nuno Palma, Jaime Reis, and Mengtian Zhang, “Reconstruction of regional and national population using intermittent census-type data: The case of Portugal, 1527-1864,” Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisicplinary History...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 8 Feb 2021

Blank, “Value, Justice, & Presumption in the Late Scholastic Controversy over Price Regulation” in JHI April ’19

Andreas Blank, “Value, Justice, and Presumption in the Late Scholastic Controversy over Price Regulation,” Journal of the History of Ideas 80/2 (2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 4 Feb 2021

Weinreich, “Bibliomancy and Early Modern Cultures of Compilation in Francisco Zumel’s De vitis patrum (1588) in JHI, Jan 2019

Spencer J. Weinrich, “Hagiography by the Book: Bibliomancy and Early Modern Cultures of Compilation in Franciso Zumel’s De vitis patrum (1588),” Journal of the History of Ideas 80/1 (2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 3 Feb 2021

Bergman, “Medical Merchandizing & Legal Procedure in 16th Cent Spain”

Ted Lars Lennart Bergman, “Medical Merchandizing and Legal Procedure in Late Sixteenth-Century Spain: The Case of Petroleum as Imported Medicine,” Social History of Medicine 33/4 (November 2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 2 Feb 2021

Ruan, “Juan López de Velasco” in the BSS 97/8 (2020)

Felipe E. Ruan, “Libro, burocracia y humanismo: nuevos aportes sobre Juan López de Velasco, censor de Propaladia-Lazarillo y Obras de Castillejo” in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies 97/8 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 28 Jan 2021

Méndez and Carpallo & Espajo Pérez in the BSS 97/4 (2020)

Two articles for us in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies 97/5 (2020): Agustín Méndez, “España a través de los ojos de un demonólogo inglés: leyenda negra, brujería y superstición en The Discoverie...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 25 Jan 2021

Holohan, “The Americas & China at the Early Modern Spanish Table,” BSS Jan

Kate E. Holohanm, “Una merienda global: The Americas and China at the Early Modern Spanish Table,” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 97/4 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 22 Jan 2021

Thou Shalt Not Steal: Plunder, Theft, and Sticky Fingers

“The cunning man steals a horse, the wise man lets him alone.”[1] It had been less than three months since Congress had adopted a... The post Thou Shalt Not Steal: Plunder, Theft, and Sticky Fingers appeared first on Journal of the American...

Roldán Fidalgo: “La música de Giacomo Facco para Fieras afemina amor (1724)” in BSS 97/2 (2020)

Cristina Roldán Fidalgo, “La música de Giacomo Facco para Fieras afemina amor (1724),” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 97/2 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 18 Jan 2021

BSPHS 45/1 (2020)

The Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 45/1 (2020) is out now. Things of interest to use include: Rocío Martínez López, “‘For Her Special Consideration:’ Cultural and Diplomatic Demonstrations...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 8 Jan 2021

“Equal Suffrage in the Senate”

When people discuss the undemocratic nature of the Electoral College, the conversation often leads on to the U.S. Senate. After all, one way the Electoral College distorts our votes derives from how each state has two U.S. Senators and the electors were...
From: Boston 1775 on 8 Jan 2021

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