Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14952
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Esposito , Anna.
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  • Title: Convivenza e separazione a Roma nel primo Rinascimento [Wills from early-Renaissance Rome reveal frequent sexual use of servants as concubines, some of whom had illegitimate children. Many of the fathers were married men. Adultery did not often lead to divorce, but wife beating could. Six primary source documents, pp. 512-517. Title note supplied by Feminae].
  • Source: Coniugi nemici: la separazione in Italia dal XII al XVIII secolo.  Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni.  Il mulino, 2000.  Pages 499 - 517.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery Concubines Divorce Illegitimacy Impotence Marriage Rome Servants Wife Abuse
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8815075909
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