Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 15819
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Smith , Anne Collins.
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  • Title: The "Problemata" of Heloise [The author provides a brief overview of Heloise's life and an introduction to the "Problemata", a list of questions regarding scripture that were collected by Heloise and her students and sent to Abelard. The author argues that the text demonstrates both Heloise's scholarship and her patient concern as a teacher. Excepts from the "Problemata" follow in Latin and English translation. 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 173 - 196.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Bible Study Education Heloise, Abbess of Le Paraclet- Problemata Latin Literature Learning and Scholarship Women Authors Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849