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these compilations consulted by both the Bollandists and Don Quixote alike? Flowers were a uniquely Iberian genre, aware of European efforts to collect the lives of saints and then arrange them according to the liturgical year. Originally an adaptation of the medieval “best-seller,” the Golden Legend
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ad hoc status and value. It may be an enjoyable exercise to play with Chinese characters as Ricci did in his Xiguo Jifa as a purpose in itself. However, what hinders the viability of Ricci’s treatise as a memory tool lies in its adaptation on Chinese soil, for it did not meet the mnemonic needs
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adaptation of the confraternity to regions as diverse as Eastern Europe and the viceroyalty of New Spain contributes to the broad scope of this section. Confraternities as patrons of art, the subject of the fifth part of the volume, also contributes to the questions of self-identity of each distinct
. Other innovations the Jesuits made to conform to Confucian gender norms had more serious theological complications. Their adaptations to important Catholic sacraments, such as baptism and unction, became major points of contention with their opponents in the Rites Controversy from the 1640s through 1690
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the sixteenth century; as the work of John W. O’Malley shows, 21 the Society of Jesus can also be viewed as a religious institution that is specifically “modern” in its attention to the particular, in its approach of adaptation or accommodation to what is personal and cultural. 22 I believe
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, Literary Adaptation, and the ‘Sanskrit Cosmopolis’ in Fifteenth Century Java.” In India and Southeast Asia: Cultural Discourses , edited by Anna L. Dallapiccola and Anila Verghese , 361 – 386 . Mumbai : K. R. Cama Oriental Institute . Hayden , Dolores . 1995 . The Power of Place
perfected. Another reason may be slow adaptation to the specific taste of the crop and limited possibilities for integration into local cuisine. According to W. O. Jones (1969), the spread of cassava probably gained momentum only during the second half of the nineteenth century. Second, there appears to be