medieval mode

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Noun1.medieval mode - any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600medieval mode - any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
musical mode, mode - any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
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Hamill can be seen in medieval mode in 'Knightfall' as the Knights Templar series, now in season two.
The adversarial system should be rethought, because this throwback to the medieval mode of trial by combat, also called wager of battle and judicial duel, no longer can be justified in a time when the public interest and the general welfare must be served.
The small book is priceless because it outlines the rules and strategies of the "new chess," as the game was transitioning from a slower, Medieval mode to a more dynamic form with greater powers given to the queen and bishop.
Through this reading, the play becomes "the site of Shakespeare's own displaced struggle" (28) between a medieval mode of authorship that dictates proper imitation of source texts (writing "by the book") and an "emergent ideology of self-authorship" (25), which holds out the promise of authorial originality.
His greatest success in the medieval mode was "The Eve of St.
They also offer insights into the medieval mode of thought that switches back and forth between concrete and symbolic levels of meaning which have no counterparts in the modern sensibility.
The book's title, Gothic for the Steam Age, refers primarily to Scott's application of medieval modes to multiple modern needs, but also resonates with the fact that his extensive practice was facilitated by the national rail network that permitted him to use his journey time for writing books.