Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 15818
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stofferahn , Steven A.
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  • Title: A Schoolgirl and Mistress Felhin: A Devout Petition from Ninth Century Saxony [The author provides a brief introduction to the Latin request in a manuscript from Essen by a ninth century female student in a woman's monastery. The writer wants to keep vigil overnight with the lady Adalu. The Latin text and an English translation follow the introduction. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.  Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 25 - 35.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Carolingian Empire Education Essen, Nordrhein - Westfalen,Germany- Monastery for Women Latin Literature Literacy Manuscripts Monasticism Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 9
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; DĂĽsseldorf, Landes- und Universitätbibliothek Sammelhandschrift B.3. Written around Corbie in the 820s, the manuscript was taken to the women's monastery in Essen in the 860s. It contained a rich collection of readings (from scripture, saints' lives, hymn
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849
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