Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Elsakkers , Marianne.
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  • Title: Genre Hopping: Aristotelian Criteria for Abortion in Germania [The author traces Aristotle's ideas on abortion through a chain of early medieval texts including law codes, penitentials, and sermons. She argues that Aristotle was part of a more tolerant view which ran counter to the view that opposed abortion and all other forms of fertility control. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Germanic Texts and Latin Models: Medieval Reconstructions.  Edited by K. E. Olsen, A. Harbus, and T. Hofstra.  Based on papers presented at an international conference held July 1-3, 1998 at the University of Groningen. Peeters, 2001.  Pages 73 - 92.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abortion Aristotle, Ancient Philosopher Law Penitential Books Sources
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 5- 6- 7- 8
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9042909854
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