Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 18771
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Enright , Michael J.
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  • Title: The Goddess Who Weaves: Some Iconographic Aspects of Bracteates of the Fürstenberg Type [The author identifies a possible Nordic weaving goddess on a bracteate, and suggests that further study in this area may allow scholars to perceive continuities between German paganism and the High Middle Ages. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Frühmittelalterliche Studien 24, ( 1990): Pages 54 - 70.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Decorative Arts Bracteates Coins Goddesses Iconography Jewelry Mythology- Scandinavian Weaving Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Germany;British Isles
  • Century: 6-7
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  • Illustrations: One Illustration. Figure One shows a drawing by John Tilley after a photo of a reconstructed Oseberg swift.
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00719706
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