Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11198
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ivanov , Sergey A.
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  • Title: A Saint in a Whore-house [stories of monks who visit prostitutes in order to convert them; the monks pretend to be customers and this provocative behavior relates them to the holy fools whose obscene or insane behavior was intended to shock the complacent].
  • Source: Byzantinoslavica 56, 2 ( 1995): Pages 439 - 445.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Greek Literature Hagiography Monks in Literature Prostitutes in Literature Sexuality in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: General
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00077712
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