Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 19083
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Foehr- Janssens , Yasmina.
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  • Title: Une Reine au désert: désolation et majesté dans "Berte as grans piés" d' Adenet le Roi [The author analyzes Adenet le Roi's presentation of the persecuted queen Berthe which draws on earlier chanson de geste scenes of suffering male heroes including Roland. While Berthe is betrayed, she displays the hallmarks of a holy woman including patience, mercy, chastity, and resolution. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: L' Épopée romane au moyen âge et aux temps modernes: Actes du XIVe Congrès International de la Société Rencesvals pour l' étude des épopées romanes: Naples, 24-30 juillet 1997. 2 volumes.  Edited by Salvatore Luongo.  Fridericiana Editrice Universitaria, 2001.  Pages 229 - 245.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Adenet le Roi, Poet- Berte aus Grans Pies Berthe, Wife of Pipin the Short and Mother of Charlemagne in Literature Chansons de Geste, Literary Genre Literature- Verse Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8883380185
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