Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3923
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Haboucha , Reginetta.
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  • Title: Clerics, Their Wives, and Their Concubines in the "Partidas" of Alfonso el Sabio [The author focuses on the women, wives and concubines, caught between the demands of the reforming church and their priest-husbands. In general the women were punished more harshly (banished to monasteries, sold into slavery, or worse), while priests had their punishments revoked once they repented. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Homo Carnalis: The Carnal Aspect of Medieval Human Life.  Edited by Helen Rodite LemayActa.  Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1990.  Pages 85 - 104. Papers presented at a conference held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1987
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Alfonso X, el Sabio, king of Castile- Siete Partidas Canon Law Celibacy Clergy- Sexual Behavior Concubines Ecclesiastical Reform Wives
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Lehman College, City University of New York
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
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