Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13403
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Sebastiani , Lucia.
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  • Title: Da bizzocche a monache [Many penitent women, individual or in community, can be traced in northern Italy during the later Middle Ages. Some communities of these bizzoche were authorized by the local bishop rather than by the papacy. Most of these houses were pressured into adopting an existing monastic rule, claustration, and distinctive garb].
  • Source: Il monachesimo femminile in Italia dall' Alto Medioevo al secolo XVII a confronto con l' oggi.  Edited by Gabriella Zarri.  San Pietro in Cariano: Il Segno dei Gabrielli editori, 1997.  Pages 193 - 218.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Annunziate of Lombardy, Nuns Beguines Como, Como, Italy- Monastery of San Marco Margherita Lambertenghi Milan, Milano, Italy- Monastery of Sant' Orsola Milan, Milano, Italy- Monastery of Santa Marta Nuns Penitents Regula
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available