Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5434
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  • Title: Science and Discipline: The Ethos of Sex Education in a Fourteenth-Century Classroom [The author briefly surveys a commentary by William of Wheteley on a grammar school text. In lecturing on Aristotelian natural philosophy to his male students, aged seven to fourteen, William went into some detail on the male and female reproductive systems. 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 157 - 172. 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): Aristotle, Ancient Philosopher Boys Education Latin Literature Misogyny Sexuality in Literature Sources William of Wheteley, Schoolmaster- Commentary on the De Disciplina Scolarium Ascribed to Boethius
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
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