Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13714
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hoffman , Valerie J.
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  • Title: Muslim Sainthood, Women, and the Legend of Sayyida Nafisa [Sayyida Nafisa (762- 824 A.D.), a descendant of the Prophet, was celebrated for her religious learning but in most respects was the ideal submissive woman- shy, modest, weak, and taken advantage of by her husband; the text about her life (pages 125- 139)
  • Source: Women Saints in World Religions.  Edited by Arvind Sharma.  State University of New York Press, 2000.  Pages 107 - 144.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gender Hagiography Islam Sayyida Nafisa, Great-Granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad's Grandson, al-Hasan Sufism Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 8-9
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791446190
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