Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10014
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Nenno , Nancy P.
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  • Title: Between Magic and Medicine: Medieval Images of the Woman Healer [the figures of Queen Îsôt and Feimurgan demonstrate worries that women healers provoked: unregulated practices, superstition, use of magic, even dependence on demonic aid].
  • Source: Women Healers and Physicians: Climbing a Long Hill.  Edited by Lilian R. Furst.  University Press of Kentucky, 1997.  Pages 43 - 63.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gottfried von Strassburg, Poet- Tristan Hartmann von Aue, Poet- Erec Healers and Healing in Literature Literature- Verse Magic in Literature Medicine in Literature Witches Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Wellesley College
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
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