Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2264
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Jacquart , Danielle.
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  • Title: Medical Explanations of Sexual Behavior in the Middle Ages [The author explores a variety of topics about which physicians wrote including sexual anatomy, the process of generation, and the sex act. In particular Jacquart notes instances in which modesty prevents authors from repeating material from earlier sources concerning such subjects as homosexuality and positions for heterosexual intercourse. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Homo Carnalis: The Carnal Aspect of Medieval Human Life.  Edited by Helen Rodite LemayActa.  Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1990.  Pages 1 - 21. Papers presented at a conference held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1987
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gynecology Medicine Physicians Sexuality Sources Women's Nature
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
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