Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3828
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Herrin , Judith
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  • Title: L'Enseignement maternel à Byzance [The author argues that mothers passed on a special training to their children. This oral tradition is largely lost, but some evidence survives in written texts, especially hagiographies in which widows raise their young children either for successful marriage or for the monastic life. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Femmes et pouvoirs des femmes à Byzance et en Occident (VIe -XIe siècles). Colloque international organisé les 28, 29 et 30 mars 1996 à Bruxelles et Villeneuve d'Ascq.  Edited by Stéphane Lebecq, Alain Dierkens, Régine Le Jan, and Jean-Marie Sansterre.  Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire de l'Europe du Nord-Ouest, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 1999.  Pages 91 - 102.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Education Hagiography Marriage Mothers
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: King's College, London
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2905637358
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