Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1790
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gilman , Donald.
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  • Title: Petrarch's Sophonisba: Seduction, Sacrifice, and Patriarchal Politics [Carthaginian Sophonisba uses her feminine wiles to oppose the inevitable Roman triumph].
  • Source: Sex and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Texts: The Latin Tradition.  Edited by Barbara K. Gold, Paul Allen Miller, and Charles Platter.  State University of New York Press, 1997.  Pages 111 - 138.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Latin Literature Literature- Verse Petrarca, Francesco, Poet- Africa Sophonisba (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Ball State University
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791432459
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