Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11686
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Neuman de Vegvar , Carol.
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  • Title: Saints and Companions to Saints: Anglo-Saxon Royal Women Monastics in Context
  • Source: Holy Men and Holy Women: Old English Prose Saints' Live and Their Contexts.  Edited by Paul E. Szarmach.  State University of New York Press, 1996.  Pages 51 - 93.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Archaeology Architecture- Religious Art History- Sculpture Double Houses Hagiography Monasticism Noble Women Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 7-8
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  • Illustrations: Fifteen figures. Figure One, a bone comb with a runic inscription from Whitby Abbey. Figures Two and Three, maps of the sites of Hartlepool and Whitby. Figures Four through Thirteen illustrate stone sculpture and architectural elements. Figure Four, a relief of zoomorphic interlace on a chancel arch impost from St. Peter's Church, Hackness. Figures Five through Eight, from St. Mary Magdalene Church, Hart: part of a cross shaft, fragment of a cross, fragment of a baluster shaft, and fragment of a column or baluster shaft. Figure Nine, fragment of a slab with an animal figure from Whitby. Figure Ten, recumbent grave marker or cover from Hartlepool. Figure Eleven, grave marker or cover from Monkwearmouth. Figure Twelve, fragment of a cross shaft, Hackness. Figure Thirteen, fragment of a cross shaft, Hackness. Figure Fourteen, drawing of a metal mold showing a calf with a trumpet in its mouth from Hartlepool. Figure Fifteen, portrait of St. Mark from the Lindisfarne Gospels.
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791427153
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