Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 15252
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Angiolini , Franco.
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  • Title: Schiave [In the Middle Ages, slaves brought into Italy primarily came from the Black Sea region, and most were women. The sixteenth century saw an inversion of the gender ratio, as well as fresh supplies from Africa, the Balkans, and, for a time, Muslim Granada. There also was a shift from domestic to agricultural bondage. Slave women were exploited sexually, but some attained manumission through marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Il Lavoro delle donne.  Edited by Angela Groppi.  Storia delle donne in Italia. Editori Laterza, 1996.  Pages 92 - 115.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Concubines Datini, Francesco, Merchant Florence Genoa, Genova, Italy Illegitimacy Marriage Servants Slave Trade Slaves Strozzi, Alessandra Macinghi, Florentine Lady Venice Work
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15- 16- 17- 18
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8842048682
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