Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 12558
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Herlihy , David.
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  • Title: Did Women Have a Renaissance? A Reconsideration [the author asks if women enjoyed a higher social status and more favorable treatment at the end of the Middle Ages; the author argues that the usual negative response does not take into consideration the many charismatic women who challenged the prevailing hierarchies].
  • Source: Women, Family, and Society in Medieval Europe: Historical Essays, 1978-1991.  Edited by David Herlihy.  Berghahn Books, 1995.  Pages 33 - 56. Earlier published in Studies in Church History 27 (1990): 53-78.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Family Hagiography Historiography Periodization Renaissance
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1571810242