Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16280
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Papi , Anna Benvenuti.
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  • Title: Alibech el il deserto [Boccaccio’s tale of Alibech apes exempla about holy hermits. Human nature leads the pious Alibech and the holy hermit into sin. This tale was told when Italy was full of urban recluses like Margaret of Cortona, but it is set in a woodland. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: In castro poenitentiae: santità e società femminile nell’Italia medievali.Anna Benvenuti Papi.  Herder, 1990.  Pages 403 - 414. Earlier published in Studies in Church History 27 (1990): 53-78.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Alibech (Literary Figure) Boccaccio, Giovanni, Author- Decameron III, X Exempla, Literary Genre Literature- Prose Margaret of Cortona, Franciscan Penitent and Saint Recluses Thais, Penitent Courtesan of Egypt Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8885876129
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