Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13708
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Medioli , Francesca.
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  • Title: To Take or Not to Take the Veil: Selected Italian Case Histories, the Renaissance and After [The author briefly surveys cases of young women who were forced to become nuns by family members in order to co-opt their inheritances].
  • Source: Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society.  Edited by Letizia Panizza.  European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2000.  Pages 122 - 137.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Family Monasticism Nuns- Compelled to Take Vows Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15- 16- 17- 18
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1900755092