Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16232
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Tallan , Cheryl.
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  • Title: Opportunities for Medieval Northern European Jewish Widows in the Public and Domestic Spheres [The author suggests that some Jewish widows became prominent in the public domain, but only insofar as they took over the duties of their late husbands. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.  Edited by Louise MirrerStudies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization.  University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 115 - 127.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Jews Widows Women in Active Roles Work
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0472102575
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