Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10658
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gennaro , Clara.
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  • Title: Clare, Agnes, and Their Earliest Followers: From the Poor Ladies of San Damiano to the Poor Clares [Clare's efforts to follow Franciscan ideals of poverty and service versus Cardinal Ugolino's (later Pope Gregory IX) constitutions for the women that emphasized a cloistered life].
  • Source: Women and Religion in Medieval and Renaissance Italy.  Edited by Daniel Bornstein and Roberto Rusconi. Trans. by Margery J. Schneider.  University of Chicago Press, 1996.  Pages 39 - 55. Originally published as "Chiara d'Assisi, Agnese e le prime consorelle: dalle 'Pauperes Dominae' di S. Damiano alle Clarisse'" in Mistiche e devote nell'Italia tardomedievale. Edited by Daniel Bornstein and Roberto Rusconi (Liguori Editore, 1992). Pages 3
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Assisi, Perugia, Italy- Monastery of San Damiano Clare of Assisi, Saint Gregory IX, Pope Monasticism Poor Clares Order Regula (Clare of Assisi, Saint) Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13
  • Related Resources: Community profile of the monastery of San Damiano (from Matrix).
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0226066371
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