Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16312
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Feiss , Hugh, O.S.B.
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  • Title: Care for the Text: A Twelfth-Century Glossed Rule of Benedict for Notre Dame de Saintes [The author examines a Latin copy of St. Benedict’s "Rule" belonging to the women’s monastery of Notre Dame in Saintes. Many of the Latin endings were changed to the feminine forms and extensive glosses were added to the prologue and first two chapters. The author suggests that the scribe/editor was a nun although there is no certain evidence. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: American Benedictine Review 43, 1 (March 1992): Pages 47 - 56.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adaptations Editing Texts Glosses Latin Literature Manuscripts Monasticism Regula (Benedict of Nursia, Saint) Saintes, Charente-Maritime, France- Female Benedictine Abbey of Notre-Dame Scribes and Scriptoria Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS Marston 25. Written in the twelfth century in an early Gothic hand. The manuscript also includes a martyrology and a thirteenth century calendar added later. Apparently the book was used for chapter mee
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00027650