Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17891
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Simons , Walter.
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  • Title: Staining the Speech of Things Divine: The Uses of Literacy in Medieval Beguine Communities [The author examines different kinds of evidence including vernacular texts written by Beguines, wills that bequeathed manuscripts to or from Beguines, and daily activities of Beguines involving the written word. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Voice of Silence: Women's Literacy in a Men's Church.  Edited by Thérèse de Hemptinne and María Eugenia GóngoraMedieval Church Studies.  Brepols, 2004.  Pages 85 - 110.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beguines Latin Language Lay Piety Literacy Manuscripts Readers Vernacular Language Wills Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France;Low Countries
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
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