Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5274
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  • Title: A Cinderella Story from Byzantine Egypt: P. Cair. Masp. I 67089 and III 67294 [The article studies two documents in which a wealthy widower defends the status of his future wife, who is also the granddaughter of his family’s retainers. The author uses this story to rethink the problem of slavery in Byzantine Egypt. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Byzantion 62, ( 1992): Pages 380 - 388.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Papyrology Slaves Social History Women's Status
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 6
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  • Primary Evidence: Papyrus; Cairo, Museum, P. Cair. Masp. I 67089 and III 67294.
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03782506
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