Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1860
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hyland , William Patrick.
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  • Title: Missionary Nuns and the Monastic Vocation in Anglo-Saxon England [nuns aided the missionary efforts of Boniface and his colleagues in Germany through their prayers and gifts; a few nuns, most notably Leoba, travelled to Germany, founded monasteries, and served as abbesses].
  • Source: American Benedictine Review 47, 2 (June 1996): Pages 141 - 174.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Double Houses Education Hagiography Leoba, Abbess of Tauberbischofsheim, Saint Letters Missionaries Monasticism Nuns Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles;Germany
  • Century: 7-8
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  • Author's Affiliation: Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00027650