Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1222
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Poorthuis , Marcel and Chana Safrai
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  • Title: Fresh Water for a Tired Soul: Pregnancy and Messianic Desire in a Mediaeval Jewish Document from Sicily [The authors examine a text in Hebrew from the Cairo Geniza that describes three events full of Messianic promise; the first event involves a pregnant Jewish woman who experiences visions and calls on Jews to repent].
  • Source: Women and Miracle Stories: A Multidisciplinary Exploration.  Edited by Anne-Marie KorteStudies in the History of Religions, 88.  Brill, 2001.  Pages 123 - 144.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gender Hebrew Literature Jews Judaism Messiah- Jewish Miracles Pregnancy in Literature Prophecy in Literature Visions Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Catholic Theological University, Utrecht, Catholic Theological University, Utrecht
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9004116818
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