Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10936
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hasenohr , Geneviève.
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  • Title: Du bon usage de la galette des rois [a meditation describes in detail the traditional holiday game in which the person who finds the bean hidden in the twelfth night cake is named king; the text appears in a manuscript copied by a Benedictine nun; the article includes an edition of the text
  • Source: Romania , 40241 ( 1996): Pages 445 - 467.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Devotional Literature Editing Texts Epiphany Folklore Literature- Prose Meditacion Sur la Sollempniteit de l'Apparicion Nostre Seigneur Aus Trois Roys, French Devotional Text Monasticism Popular Culture Scribes and Scriptoria
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Leiden, Bibliothèque Universitaire, BPL 46A, Fols. 191-194. Paper. Written around 1477 by a nun at the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Victor of Huy. The colophon which precedes the text under discussion gives the date 1477 and states that the nun copyist
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00358029
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