Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6030
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Seidel Menchi , Silvana.
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  • Title: The Girl and the Hourglass: Periodization of Women's Lives in Western Preindustrial Societies [The author examines various models that were used to indicate the significant ages in men's and women's lives; in the latter half of the article, the author concentrates on medieval Italian child brides, using case studies, prescriptive literature, and l
  • Source: Time, Space, and Women's Lives in Early Modern Europe.  Edited by Anne Jackson Schutte, Thomas Kuehn, and Silvana Seidel MenchiSixteenth Century Essays and Studies, 57.  Truman State University Press, 2001.  Pages 41 - 74.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ages at Marriage Elite Women Girls Life Cycle Women- Biology
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Illustrations: Eight figures. All the paintings and woodcuts date from the sixteenth century and include "The Ages of Woman's Life" and Hans Baldung Grien, "The Seven Ages of Woman."
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universit√† degli Studi di Trento
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0943549825
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