Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A Kingdom of StargazersAstrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Michael A. Ryan

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801449840

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801449840.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Cornell University Press SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Cornell University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in Cornell for personal use. date: 21 September 2021

A Return to Orthodoxy

A Return to Orthodoxy

The Ascension of Martí I and the End of an Era

Chapter:
(p.154) 6 A Return to Orthodoxy
Source:
A Kingdom of Stargazers
Author(s):

Michael A. Ryan

Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801449840.003.0007

This chapter focuses on count-king of the Crown of Aragon, King Martí; in particular how his personality and religious proclivities permeated the culture of his court and represented a distinct shift from the intellectual pursuits and administrative approaches of his older brother, Joan I. Within medieval reckoning, the positions in support for or against occult matters were contested hotly and in continual flux. Martí, who operated within this intellectual system, could not completely escape this tension over the occult. However, in contrast to his father's and elder brother's interest in the occult, Martí appeared to be more aligned with those principles that took a more hostile view of the disciplines. Martí's approach was thus considerably different from Joan's. Also unlike Joan, Martí had no smooth transition to the throne of the Crown of Aragon.

Keywords:   King Martí, Crown of Aragon, Joan I, occult

Cornell Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.