Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14132
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Benedetto , Giuseppe.
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  • Title: Fra corruzione e riforme: i monasteri femminili della città e del territorio di Lucca nella seconda metà del Trecento e nel primo Quattrocento [complaints about physical or moral decay of women's monasteries in Lucca mounted following the Black Death and the beginning of the Great Schism; reform of these houses could be impeded by exemption from episcopal control; nonetheless, visitations were held under the Guinigi regime; some monasteries received good reports, but others were penalized for moral or financial abuses; some nuns were confined to other monasteries as punishments].
  • Source: Ilaria del Carretto e il suo monumento: la donna nell'arte, la cultura, e la società del '400. Atti del convegno Internazionale di Studi, 15-16-17 Settembre, 1994, Palazzo Ducale, Lucca.  Edited by Stéphane Toussaint. Translated by Clotilde Soave Bowe..  Edizioni S. Marco Litotipo, 1995.  Pages 165 - 197.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Guinigi, Nicolao, Bishop of Lucca Guinigi, Paolo, Lord of Lucca Lucca, Lucca, Italy Monasticism Nuns
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available