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Dr Cornelia Linde

Cornelia Linde, who joined the GHIL in October 2012, studied Medieval Latin, Classical Latin and Auxiliary Sciences of History at the universities of Göttingen, Bologna and Freiburg im Breisgau. She holds an MA in Cultural and Intellectual History and a PhD in Combined Historical Studies from the Warburg Institute, University of London. From 2009 to 2012 she was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of History, University College London.

Her current research deals with the early history of the Dominican convent in Oxford (1221-1320).

Email: linde(ghi)

Research Interests

  • history of the religious orders (esp. the Order of Preachers) until the Reformation
  • the Latin Bible in the Middle Ages
  • medieval and early Renaissance cultural and intellectual history
  • medieval universities
  • Christian Hebraism
  • British history
  • Medieval Latin Literature
Academic Background
1996-2003 Universities of Göttingen, Bologna and Freiburg im Breisgau: Magistra Artium in Medieval Latin, Classical Latin and Auxiliary Sciences of History
2003-2004 The Warburg Institute, University of London: MA in Cultural and Intellectual History, 1300-1650
2005-2009 The Warburg Institute, University of London: PhD in Combined Historical Studies
2003-2004 School of Advanced Study (maintenance grant) and Arts and Humanities Research Council (fees-only award)
2005-2008 PhD Scholarships: School of Advanced Study (maintenance grant) and Arts and Humanities Research Council (fees-only award)
2009-2012 British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


Monographs and Edited Volumes
(ed.) Making and Breaking the Rules. Discussions, Implementation, and Consequences of Dominican Legislation [accepted for publication by Oxford University Press; expected publication date: April 2017]

Nicolaus Maniacoria, Suffraganeus bibliothece, ed. Cornelia Linde, Turnhout (Brepols: Corpus Christianorum: Continuatio Mediaevalis 262; 2013).

How to Correct the ‘Sacra Scriptura’? Textual Criticism of the Bible between the Twelfth and the Fifteenth Century, Oxford (Medium Ævum Monographs. New Series, XXIX), 2012.

‘Frati Predicatori e predicazione dalle origini fino alla fine del XVI secolo’, in L’Ordine dei Predicatori. I Domenicani: storia, figure e istituzioni (1216-2016), ed. Gianni Festa und Marco Rainini [forthcoming].

‘Introduction’, in Making and Breaking the Rules, ed. C. Linde [expected publication date: April 2017].

‘Disciplinary Deportations: Forced Resettlement as a Means of Control and Correction’, in Making and Breaking the Rules, ed. C. Linde [expected publication date: April 2017].

‘Das Emanzipationsstreben der frühen Universität Oxford am Beispiel des Theologiestudiums’, in: Peter Gemeinhardt and Tobias Georges (eds.), Theologie und Bildung im Mittelalter. Münster: Aschendorff 2015, pp 215-228

‘Western Medicine for the Masters of Damascus: Benvenutus Grapheus’s Experimenta’, (with Jonathan Rubin)), Al-Masaq. Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean 26.2 (2014), pp. 183-195

‘Arguing with Lollards: Thomas Palmer, OP, and De translatione scripture sacre in linguam barbaricam’, Viator 46.3 (2015), pp. 235-254

‘Twelfth-Century Notions of the Canon of the Bible’, in Reading the Bible in the Middle Ages, ed. D. Kempf and J. Nelson, London 2015, pp. 7-18.

‘Basic Instruction and Hebrew Learning: Nicolaus Maniacoria's Suffraganeus bibliothece’, Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales 80 (2013), pp. 1-16.

‘John Pecham on the Form of Lamentations’, in Form and Function of the Late Medieval Bible, ed. Laura Light and Eyal Poleg, Leiden 2013, pp. 147-161.

‘Johannes Crastonus's 1481-Edition of the Psalms’, The Library, 7th series, 13 (2012), pp. 147-163.

‘Lorenzo Valla and the Authenticity of Sacred Texts’, Humanistica Lovaniensia 60 (2011), pp. 35-63.

‘Lorenzo Valla’s Textual Criticism of Livy’, in Neulateinisches Jahrbuch 12 (2010), pp. 191-224.

‘Notandum duas hic litteras, phe et ain, ordine praeposteratas esse: Rupert of Deutz, Guibert of Nogent and the Glossa ordinaria on the Incorrect Order of the Hebrew Alphabet’, Archa Verbi. Yearbook for the Study of Medieval Theology 7 (2010), pp. 68-78.

‘Some Remarks on Nicola Maniacutia’s Suffraganeus Bibliothece’, in Retelling the Bible: Literary, Historical and Social Contexts, ed. Lucie Doležalová and Tamás Visi, Frankfurt am Main 2011, pp. 155-164.

‘“Augustine” versus Jerome: Commentaries on Gratian’s Decretum, D. 9, c. 6, from Paucapalea to Juan de Torquemada’, Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / The Legal History Review 77 (2009), pp. 367-384.

translations of several of Johannes Kepler’s astrological writings in Kepler's Astrology. Special double issue of Culture and Cosmos. A Journal of the History of Astrology and Cultural Astronomy 14.1&2 (2010):

  • 'Helisaeus Röslin's Delineation of Kepler's Birthchart, 1592' (pp. 33-39);
  • 'David Fabricius and Kepler on Kepler's Personal Astrology, 1602' (pp. 41-54; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'Kepler and Michael Mästlin on their Sons' Nativities, 1598' (pp. 65-78; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'Kepler's Methods of Astrological Interpretation for Rudolf II, 1602' (pp. 79-104; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'Kepler's Astrological Interpretation of Rudolf II by Traditional Methods, 1602' (pp. 105-116; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'Kepler's Letter to an Official on Rudolf II and Astrology, 1602' (pp. 117-121; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'The Nativities of Mohammed and Martin Luther, 1604' (pp. 141-149; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'The Nativity of Augustus' (pp. 151-162; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'On Directions' (pp. 235-270; with Dorian Greenbaum);
  • 'David Fabricius and Kepler on Astrological Theory and Doctrine' (pp. 271-295);
  • 'David Fabricius and Kepler on Fabricius's Directions, 1603-1604' (pp. 297-301);
  • 'On Aspects' (pp. 303-313; with Dorian Greenbaum).

‘Die Rethorici colores des Magisters Onulf von Speyer’, Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch 40 (2005), pp. 333-381.