Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2265
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Polo de Beaulieu , Marie Anne.
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  • Title: Mulier and "Femina": The Representation of Women in the "Scala celi" of Jean Gobi [The author analyzes Jean Gobi's use of terms for women. While these are many negative portrayals, especially as embodiments of vices, Jean Gobi does devote a section of his collected moral stories to the virtues of women. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.  Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal.  University of Georgia Press, 1990.  Pages 50 - 65.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Exempla, Literary Genre Gobi, Jean, Domincan Lector- Scala Celi Mulier (Latin: Woman ) Preaching Sermons Vices in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14
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  • Table: One table. Distribution of Rubrics and "Exempla" with the word "mulier." The author categorizes the rubrics and "exempla" according to vice, virtue, theology, status, and the total group.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820312142
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