Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2611
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hennessy , Cecily Jane.
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  • Title: A Child Bride and Her Representation [The author examines Vatican Ms. gr. 1851 which contains the partial text of a poem with illustrations concerning the reception of a foreign child bride by a Byzantine emperor and his two children, the bridegroom son and his young princess sister].
  • Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers 27, ( 2001): Pages 53
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  • Article Type: Conference Paper Abstract
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Girls Illumination of Manuscripts Manuscripts Marriage Princesses
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Rome, Vatican Library, Ms. gr. 1851. Four bifolia which contain the partial text of a poem and seven illuminations. The author of this article believes that it does not date to the thirteenth or twelfth century but to the fourteenth century. Furthermore s
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  • Author's Affiliation: Courtauld Institute of Art
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01473387
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