Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17463
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Laiou , Angeliki E.
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  • Title: Women in the Marketplace of Constantinople 10th - 14th Centuries [The author surveys the evidence for women's activities in the market as hawkers, shop owners, investors, textile workers, and other roles. Laiou also explores the links between these economic activities and both dowry and family networks. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Byzantine Constantinople: Monuments, Topography, and Everyday Life.  Edited by Nevra Necipoglu. The Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economies, and Cultures, 400-1453, Volume 33Medieval Mediterranean, 33.  Brill, 2001.  Pages 261 - 273.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Constantinople/Istanbul Dowries Economics Family Investments Market Places Marketwomen Work
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 10- 11- 12- 13- 14
  • Related Resources: Then Angeliki E. Laiou analyzes the sources for "Women in the Marketplace of Constantinople (10th-14th Centuries)" (pp. 261-73. Laiou determines that when Byzantium restructured urban society in the eleventh century, there ensued a gender-based ideologica
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9004116257
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