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Hechos del condestable don Miguel Lucas de Iranzo: Crònica del siglo XV. Front Cover. Juan de Mata Carriazo. Marcial Pons, – History – pages. Hechos del Condestable Don Miguel Lucas de Iranzo (crónica del siglo XV) at – ISBN – ISBN Paris, ———. ”Les formes dramatiques primitives du théâtre espagnol d’ apre`s ‘Los hechos del condestable don Miguel Lucas de Iranzo’ (–).

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In this manner, he seeks to show how these spectacles exemplified and promoted relations between different religious groups, relations that Devaney describes, once again, as “amiable enmity.

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He artfully mines an abundant secondary literature that is not always available or easy to access in this country. In lucqs case of royal entries-the elaborate receptions of the king, his family, and his entourage inside the walls of a municipality-the author argues that, unlike elsewhere, one does not see a ” progresivo distanciamiento ” between the royal administration and the populace His final chapter shifts to Murcia during the reign of the Uranzo Monarchs and to the festivities associated with the great spectacle of the Corpus Christi processions.

In this event, one knight defended a bridge, pass, or object from a number of different assailants, a sort of chivalric king-of-the-hill. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Enemies in the Plaza: There is little or nothing that he misses in term of chronicles and other published primary sources. Also, the scholarly apparatus is a con cumbersome.

The Medieval Review Discussions of the role of the audience or the latter’s response to the ideological formulations advanced in public spectacle, that is, the conflating together of contradictory positions of co-existence and enmity, helped create a consensus among the urban population.


We all, more or less, recognize the importance of the audience in frontier spectacles or in other performances elsewhere. The citizens, knights, and ecclesiastics under his rule were irazo something of an obligation to participate, imposing a heavy burden. His bibliography is extensive indeed.

May one posit unique Mediterranean characteristics to festive representations? His remarkable grasp of a large variety of articles, books, and urban descriptions allows him to draw vivid portraits of these three locations. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Yet what the audience really felt and thought remains elusive. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Enemies in the Plazabeautifully produced as always by the University of Pennsylvania Press and iranzoo very important medieval series, allows us to see these relations–if not always under the guise of “amiable enmity,” then certainly under a new light.

Within this framework, the author provides typologies for festivals including calendric and extraordinary, sacred and profane, religious, politico-military, and “ludic,” or popular. Following the example of the two previous chapters, Devaney presents a detailed portrait of Murcia’s urban development, the nature of the Corpus Christi celebration, frontier society in Murcia, and, most pertinent to his overall argument, the participation or banishment of Muslim and Jews conversos after in what had become by then the premiere religious spectacle in Christian Spain.

It is a welcome gesture to a Mediterranean perspective, and one worth exploring in greater detail elsewhere. Amazon Renewed Luca products with a warranty. A subject index would have substantially increased the utility of the book.

Lucas de Iranzo, Miguel, Condestable de Castilla (fl. 1453)

While the author does highlight the Spanish experience expanding and broadening the work of his colleagues and students at the Universidad Complutensehe also provides frequent comparative examples from England, France, and Italy. For that we must all be grateful. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. There are clear distinctions between Spanish festivals and those elsewhere in Europe. This does not seem very amiable to me.


Current Issue Irranzo to: Their presence legitimated the event. In addition to Sundays, there were festivals specific to each diocese, municipality, or town; those to celebrate patron saints; and more universal celebrations kucas as Christmas, New Year’s, Epiphany, and Carnival.

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Over the centuries, festivals accumulated, amounting in some places to a hundred days a year. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Enemies in the Plaza also surveys the complex history of Jews and conversos in both the realm and the city itself. The relationship between the king and the populace may also have been different; Ladero Quesada sees unique traits in certain political ceremonies of Castile.

Moreover, the manner in which he presents the evidence is quite novel, propelled by his ability to bring together the different aspects of urban life in three distinct localities, as well, as the ever present frontier demands. Besides his close depiction of the city and of the many spectacles offered to the city’s inhabitants by the constable’s largesse, Devaney engages in a close reading and interpretation of these festive events–told in excruciating, partisan, and almost sycophantic detail by an anonymous chronicler.

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