Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5406
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  • Title: Cistercian Nuns in Germany in the Thirteenth Century: Upper-Swabian Cistercian Abbeys Under the Paternity of Salem [role of Abbot Eberhard and the monastery of Salem in the founding and development of six Cistercian women's monasteries ; the author suggests that one of the motivations was to strengthen Hohenstaufen control over upper Swabia].
  • Source: Hidden Springs: Cistercian Monastic Women. Book One. Medieval Religious Women Volume Three.  Edited by John A. Nichols and Lillian Thomas Shank, O.S.C.OCistercian Studies Series.  Cistercian Publications, 1995.  Pages 135 - 158.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abbots Cistercian Order Eberhard, Abbot of Salem Monasticism- Affiliation Politics Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0879076135
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