Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 15822
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Straubhaar , Sandra.
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  • Title: Birgitta Birgersdotter, Saint Bride of Sweden (1303?- 1373) [The author provides a brief overview of Saint Bridget's life and writings. She dictated her revelations, presumably in Swedish, to a series of male religious scribes. She also participated in the editorial work that came when translating the text into Latin. Short excerpts from the Latin text with English translations follow the overview. 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 309 - 318.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Bridget of Sweden, Saint Devotional Literature Hagiography Latin Literature Lay Piety Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849
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