Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2171
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Warren , Ann K
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  • Title: The Head of St. Euphemia: Templar Devotion to Female Saints
  • Source: Gendering the Crusades.  Edited by Susan B. Edgington and Sarah Lambert.  University of Wales Press, 2001.  Pages 108 - 120.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Euphemia of Chalcedon, Martyr and Saint Hagiography Monastic Piety Monasticism Relics Templars, Military Order Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 12-13
  • Related Resources: Helen Nicholson examines how gender impacted medieval men's and women's devotion to female saints, focusing on the Templars' veneration of the Virgin Mary, St. Thais, St. Euphemia, and St. Ursula and her martyred virgin companions. She concludes that the
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  • Table: One Figure. Figure One Modern icon of St. Euphemia in St. George's Patriarchal Church, Istanbul.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708317057
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