Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2119
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gaunt , Simon.
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  • Title: Widows, Consecrated Virgins, and Deaconesses in Ancient Gaul [The author argues that the tradition of female ministries in which women served the Church in official capacities took various forms in Gaul including deaconesses, blessed virgins, and chaste widows. All of these women were celibate but took part in the life of the Church and did not live in monasteries. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Magistra 8, 1 (Summer 2002): Pages 53 - 84.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Deaconesses Lay Piety Monasticism Virginity Widows Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 5-6
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cambridge University
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10797572
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