Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2576
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hill , Thomas D.
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  • Title: “Wealhtheow” as a Foreign Slave: Some Continental Analogues [The author discusses the possible meaning of Wealhtheow’s name (“foreign slave”) in relation to relevant parallels in patterns of medieval royal marriage, particularly in northern Continental kingdoms. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Philological Quarterly 69, ( 1990): Pages 107 - 112.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Beowulf, Old English Epic Literature- Verse Old English Language Queens in Literature Slaves in Literature Wealhtheow (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 8-9
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cornell University
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00317977