Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5689
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Jochens , Jenny.
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  • Title: Germanic Marriage : The Case of Medieval Iceland [The author analyzes the Germanic model of marriage, using written evidence from Iceland. Jochens characterizes pagan marriage as a commercial contract with the right to consent for both the woman and the man. Another important concept, marital fidelity,
  • Source: The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy.  Edited by Sherry Roush and Cristelle L. Baskins.  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005.  Pages 55 - 65.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Consent Iceland Marriage Paganism
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Towson University [Emerita]
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0866983430
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