Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3431
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Marín , Manuela.
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  • Title: Marriage and Sexuality in Al-Andalus [The author examines Muslim ideas of sexuality through three texts, a religious treatise ("Kitab Adab al-nisa' " ("Treatise on the Proper Behavior of Women")), an encyclopedia ("'al- 'Iqd al-farid" ("The Unique Necklace")), and a literary anthology ("Bahjat al-majalis" ("The Beauty of Literary Gatherings")). The texts advise their male readers on rules for women's sexual conduct in order to ensure honor and legitimate heirs. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Marriage and Sexuality in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Hispanic Issues, Volume 26.  Edited by Eukene Lacarra Lanz.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 3 - 20.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): al- Andalus Arabic Literature Human Behavior Man Woman Relationships Marriage Muslims Sexuality Slaves
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 9-10
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  • Author's Affiliation: High Council for Scientific Research, Madrid
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415936349
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