Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4819
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  • Title: Home Front and Battlefield: The Gendering of Papal Crusading Policy (1095-1221) [The author argues that Popes Gregory VIII, Clement III, and, especially, Innocent III brought women into the crusading movement by designating liturgical and fiscal efforts for them on the homefront as well as sanctioning active involvement in Palestine on special occasions. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Gendering the Crusades.  Edited by Susan B. Edgington and Sarah Lambert.  University of Wales Press, 2001.  Pages 31 - 44.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Crusades Gender Home Front War Efforts Lay Piety Popes Women and Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 11-12
  • Related Resources: Constance Rousseau draws together recent work done on crusade preaching and liturgy to reaffirm the importance of female influence on men's decision to take the cross and mustering the finances essential for a crusading pilgrimage. Reiterating the ambival
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708317057
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