Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10028
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Jeffrey , Jane E.
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  • Title: Radegund and the Letter of Foundation [The author provides a brief overview of Radegund's life as queen and founder-abbess of the Convent of the Holy Cross. There follows the Latin text and English translation of her "Letter of Foundation," written near the end of her life to set the direction of the monastery. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.  Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 11 - 23.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Hagiography Latin Literature Monasticism Poitiers, Vienne, France-Convent of the Holy Cross Queens Radegunde of Poitiers, Merovingian Queen, Saint- Letter of Foundation Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 6
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  • Author's Affiliation: West Chester University
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849
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