Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10665
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Esposito , Anna.
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  • Title: St. Francesca and the Female Religious Communities of Fifteenth- Century Rome [the sociopolitical environment of Saint Francesca and the penitent noble women who formed the community of Tor de' Specchi].
  • 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 197 - 218. Originally published as "S. Francesca Bussa dei Ponziani e le comunit√† religiose femminili a Roma nel secolo XV" in Mistiche e devote nell'Italia tardomedievale. Edited by Daniel Bornstein and Roberto Rusconi (Liguori Editore, 1992). Pages 187-208.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Francesca Bussa dei Ponziani, Saint Hagiography Lay Piety Monasticism Noble Women Oblates of Tor de' Specchi, a Group of Penitent Women Penitents Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0226066371
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