Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2261
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Beaucamp , Joëlle
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  • Title: Incapacité féminine et rôle public à Byzance [The author argues that women's opportunities to bring suit and give testimony were limited in the sixth and seventh centuries but were more restricted in the ninth century (according to the law codes of Emperor Leo VI) with women allowed to testify only about "women's matters," e.g. virginity, birth, and other matters known only to women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Femmes et pouvoirs des femmes à Byzance et en Occident (VIe -XIe siècles). Colloque international organisé les 28, 29 et 30 mars 1996 à Bruxelles et Villeneuve d'Ascq.  Edited by Stéphane Lebecq, Alain Dierkens, Régine Le Jan, and Jean-Marie Sansterre.  Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire de l'Europe du Nord-Ouest, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 1999.  Pages 23 - 36. Reprinted in Femmes, patrimoines, normes à Byzance. By Joëlle Beaucamp. Association des amis du Centre d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance, 2010. Pages 295-308.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Code of Justinian Law Leo VI the Wise, Byzantine Emperor- Novelles Leo VI the Wise, Byzantine Emperor- Procheiron Private Sphere and Public Sphere Witnesses Women's Nature Women's Status
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 6- 7- 8- 9- 10- 11
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2905637358
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