Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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  • Title: XLIII. On the Turtle-Dove [The turtle-dove remains faithful to her mate, even if he is captured or killed. The author notes her chastity and allegorizes her as the Church faithful to her crucified mate. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Physiologus..  University of Chicago Press, 2009.  Pages 56 - 57.
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  • Article Type: Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Animals in Literature Bestiaries Bride of Christ, Image of Chastity in Literature Latin Literature Literature- Prose Physiologus Bestiary- Latin
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  • Century: 6
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  • Year of Publication: 2009.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0226128709
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