Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4374
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  • Title: Friars, Sanctity, and Gender: Mendicant Encounters with Saints, 1250-1325 [comparison and contrast of female and male saints supported by the mendicants; topics explored include renunciation of the world, religious confidants or confessors, the amount of interaction the saint had with her/his mendicant venerators, and the saints' inner life and interaction with God].
  • Source: Medieval Masculinities: Regarding Men in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Clare A. Lees with the assistance of Thelma Fenster and Jo Ann McNamaraMedieval Cultures, 7.  University of Minnesota Press, 1994.  Pages 91 - 110.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Dominican Order Franciscan Order Gender Hagiography Mendicant Orders Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816624259
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