Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3490
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McNamara , Jo Ann.
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  • Title: De quibusdam mulieribus: Reading Women's History from Hostile Sources [The author analyzes the cases of two women who testified about their religious beliefs to church authorities. In the Abruzzi Catania spoke in support of Celestine V during his canonization process. In Provence Na Prous Boneta testified to her devotion to Peter Olivi, a Franciscan spiritual. Documents like this indicate women's ingenuity and determination to lead meaningful spiritual lives even in cases like that of Prous Bonete where the church declared her a heritic. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.  Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal.  University of Georgia Press, 1990.  Pages 237 - 258.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beguines Canonization of Saints Catania, Wife of Johannes Riczardi Celestine V, Pope Heresy Lay Piety Olivi, Peter, Theologian Popes Prous Boneta, Beguin Witnesses Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France;Italy
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Hunter College of the City University of New York
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820312142
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