Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 28339
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  • Contributor(s): D.S. Richards, translator
  • Title: A Strange Turn of Events without Parallel [The passage concerns the royal succession in Georgia. The only heir left was female. She took the throne, but finding a suitable husband was difficult. She married the son of a neighboring Muslim ruler (once he had converted to Christianity). Subsequently the queen sent her husband away, so that she could have relationships with other men. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading Period from al-Kamil fi’l-ta’rikh. Part 3 The Years 589-629/1193-1231: The Ayyubids after Saladin and the Mongol Menace. .  Ashgate, 2008.  Pages 244 - 245.
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  • Article Type: Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery Georgia Marriage Queens Rulers
  • Geographic Area: Russia
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 2008.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9780754640790
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