Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3629
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Beach , Alison I.
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  • Title: Claustration and Collaboration Between the Sexes in the Twelfth-Century Scriptorium [the author compares the book production practices of two German double houses; Admont valued women's learning and the abbot worked with nuns to write down his Biblical commentaries; Schäftlarn did not train women in writing nor allow them access to books, but women who could already write were put to work in the scriptorium].
  • Source: Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts: Religion in Medieval Society. Essays in Honor of Lester K. Little.  Edited by Sharon Farmer and Barbara H. Rosenwein.  Cornell University Press, 2000.  Pages 57 - 75.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Admont, Styria, Austria- Benedictine Double House Benedictine Order Codicology Collaboration Double Houses Man-Woman Relationships Manuscripts Monastic Enclosure Monasticism Premonstratensian Order Schäftlarn, Upper Bavaria, Germany - Premonstratensian Do
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Table: Six Tables. Table One Use of booklets in Admont, Stiftsbibliothek MS 650. Information includes text, scribe's name, and location in manuscript. Table Two Composition of Vorau, Stiftsbibliothek MS 193 with the same information as Table One. Table Three Hand changes in Clm 17052 from Schäftlarn between Adalbertus and Sophia. Table Four Hand changes in Clm 17053 again between Adalbertus and Sophia. Table Five Hand changes in Clm 17054 among Adalbertus, Marchwardus, and Sophia. Table Six Hand changes in Clm 17087 between Adalbertus and Irmingart.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Institute for Advanced Study, Research Assistant
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0801434459
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