Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 22930
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rossi Vairo , Giulia
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  • Title: Isabella d'Aragona, "Rainha santa de Portugal," e il monastero di Santa Clara e Santa Isabel di Coimbra (1286-1336) [The monastery of Santa Clara e Santa Isabel was founded by Donna Mor Dias in 1286. Isabel, queen of Portugal, took over patronage of the monastery, refounded it, and completed the buildings. Isabel played a key role in the building project and secured favors for the monastery from the pope. The Queen played an active role in the community's life down to her death, when she was buried in the monastery. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Collectanea Franciscana 71, 40180 ( 2001): Pages 139 - 170.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Architecture- Religious Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal- Monastery of Santa Clara, a House of Poor Clares Isabel of Aragon, Wife of King Dinis of Portugal and Saint Monasticism Patronage, Ecclesiastical Poor Clares Order Queens Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Illustrations: Two illustrations. Figure One Floor plan of the monastery of Santa Clara e Santa Isabel in Coimbra. Figure Two Jacopo Ruphon, "Isabel with two companions on pilgrimage," second half of the 17th century (Rome, Museo francescanp, Stampe V AN 18/8).
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00100749
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