Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13664
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Elsakkers , Marianne.
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  • Title: In Pain You Shall Bear Children (Gen. 3:16): Medieval Prayers for a Safe Delivery [The author argues in part that the rhythms of the "Peperit" charm helped a pregnant woman adjust to the different stages of labor; the Appendix reproduces the texts of four versions of the "Peperit" charm].
  • Source: Women and Miracle Stories: A Multidisciplinary Exploration.  Edited by Anne-Marie KorteStudies in the History of Religions, 88.  Brill, 2001.  Pages 179 - 207.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Charms Childbirth Healers and Healing Latin Literature Magic Medicine Oral Tradition Prayer
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9004116818
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