Prof. Dr. Blake R. Beattie

University of Louisville


Curriculum vitae
  Born 9 June 1962, San Francisco, CA; BA (Classics and History), University of Massachusetts, 1984; MA (Medieval Studies), University of Toronto, 1986; PhD (Medieval Studies), University of Toronto, 1992; Lecturer, University of Toronto, 1992–94; Assistant Professor of History, University of Louisville, 1994–2001; Associate Professor of History, University of Louisville, 2001–present.



Ausgewählte Publikationen:
Local Reality and Papal Policy: Papal Provision and the Church of Arezzo, 1248–1327, in: Mediaeval Studies 57 (1995), pp. 131–153;
A Book of the Schismatic Pope Benedict XIII (d. 1423)? Clues to the Ownership of a Collection of Coram Papa Sermons, in: Mediaeval Studies 57 (1995), pp. 345–356;
The Preaching of the Cardinals at Papal Avignon, in: Medieval Sermon Studies 38 (1996), pp. 17–37;
Lawyers, Law and Sanctity in Sermons from Papal Avignon, in: Beverley Kienzle et al. (eds.), Models of Holiness in Medieval Sermons, Fédération Internationale des Instituts d’Études Médiévales: Louvain-la-Neuve 1996, pp. 259–282;
The Sermon as Speculum Principis: A Curial Sermon by Luca Mannelli, O.P., in: Medieval Sermon Studies 42 (1998), pp. 26–51;
Coram Papa. Preaching and Rhetorical Community at Papal Avignon, in: Carolyn Muessig (ed.), Preacher, Sermon and Audience in the Middle Ages, Leiden & Boston 2002;
A Curial Sermon by Cardinal Bertrand du Poujet, in: Mediaeval Studies 67 (2005), pp. 75–98;
Angelus Pacis: The Legation of Cardinal Giovanni Gaetano Orsini, 1326–1334. The Medieval Mediterranean 67, Leiden & Boston 2007;
Die Kardinäle und das kulturelle Leben im päpstlichen Avignon, in: Jürgen Dendorfer und Ralf Lützelschwab (Hrsg.), Geschichte des Kardinalats im Mittelalter. Päpste und Papsttum 39, Stuttgart 2011, pp. 281–301;

Catherine of Siena and the Papacy, in: Carolyn Muessig and George Ferzoco (ed.), Catherine of Siena: A Handbook, Leiden & Boston (forthcoming);