Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13230
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bauer , Elizabeth Jensen.
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  • Title: Medieval Women and the Care of the Sick: Some Evidence from Hagiography [the author argues that some qualities that women saints display in the care of the sick according to their "vitae" are different from those in men's lives, namely humility, strength (not only physical strength but an absence of revulsion and nausea before the physical conditions of lepers and other sick people), and penance by identifying with the suffering of others].
  • Source: Magistra 5, 1 (Summer 1999): Pages 79 - 96.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Catherine of Siena, Saint Charity Diseases Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint Gender Hagiography Kunigunde, Duchess of Poland and Nun Margaret of Hungary, Princess, Dominican Nun, and Saint Medicine Noble Women Nurses Princesses Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Europe;Italy
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10797572
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