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  • Record Number: 2304
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brown , Elizabeth A.R.
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  • Title: Eleanor of Aquitaine Reconsidered: The Woman and Her Seasons
  • Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.  Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi ParsonsThe New Middle Ages.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 1 - 54.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Eleanor of Aquitaine, Wife of Louis VII of France and Henry II of England History- Sources Politics Queens Sigillography
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 12
  • Related Resources: The first essay of the group is "EA Reconsidered: The Woman and Her Seasons," a re-written version of Elizabeth A. R. Brown's 1977 article, "EA: Parent, Queen and Duchess." Brown examines briefly the artistic evidence of the so-called "Eleanor Vase" and t
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  • Abstract: In this chapter, Elizabeth A. R. Brown revises conclusions she presented in a study of Eleanor of Aquitaine as parent, patron, and politician which was published in 1976. She focuses on the myths that Eleanor has inspired and examines the artistic, sigillographic, and numismatic evidence that can legitimately be linked with Eleanor. [Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: City University of New York (Brooklyn College and the Graduate School) [Emerita]
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312295820
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