Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16275
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Papi , Anna Benvenuti.
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  • Title: Una santa vedova [Left a young widow with children, Umiliata declined remarriage. She passed the remainder of her life in her father’s house treated like a servant and distracted from prayer by male relatives. After her death, Umiliata’s cult was promoted by the Franciscans. Her children later favored the Franciscan convent of Santa Croce. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: In castro poenitentiae: santità e società femminile nell’Italia medievali.Anna Benvenuti Papi.  Herder, 1990.  Pages 59 - 98. Earlier published in Studies in Church History 27 (1990): 53-78.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Florence Hagiography Lay Piety Penitents Umiliata dei Cerchi, Penitent and Saint Vito da Cortona, Franciscan Friar and Author- Vita Umilianae Widows Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8885876129