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people’s inappropriate behavior. By allegedly seducing a married man, Wilson had violated what the community considered acceptable behavior for both single and married women so the community decided to punish her ritually and publicly. What makes this specific case of ritualized violence fascinating is
instance of life and death, happiness and distress, joy and pain, being and becoming human. Into the early 20th century, no other event, not even matrimony, was associated with more festival, ritual,...
The first section analyzes the development of the cult, its liturgy and cult practitioners, in medieval Paris, and the construction of the saint as a patroness of the city.
The second part follows the transformations in public rituals of invocations of the saint, and the appropriations of the cult by municipal and royal authorities.
The third section focuses on the devotional practices and social composition of the lay confraternity in honor of the saint.
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1 Introduction: Civic Rituals Recent studies by scholars like María José del Río-Barredo, Diana Carrió-Invernizzi, and Teófilo F. Ruiz 1 have connected seminal facets of religious and secular celebrations with some of the most visible cultural dynamics in Early
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-sakrale Bedeutung des Requisits ableitbar sein? Sollten wir nicht erwarten können, dass deutlich zu unterscheiden wäre zwischen dem Ritual, durch das im Rahmen der Liturgiefeier die Dingnatur eines Objekts (des Brotes) substantiell in eine Geistnatur (den Leib Christi) verwandelt wird, und einer Ritualmimesis, wie
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privileged their dual loyalty, in the aftermath of the Bentivoglio expulsion in 1512, the pope’s anger with Agamemnon as a Bolognese orator reveals the malleability of civic patriotism and political allegiance. Keywords Diplomacy, Bologna, Rome, papacy, episcopacy, ritual Introduction Historians of the early