Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6378
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kaplan , Michel.
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  • Title: L'Aristocrate byzantine et sa Fortune [The author explores a number of cases where wealthy noble women administered their estates themselves and disposed of their properties and other goods. The women profiled include Danielis, a weathy and powerful noble woman associated with Emperor Basil I, Eudocie Bourion, who sold some of her dowry lands while her husband was still alive, Empress Irene Doukaina, Kale Basiliake, a wealthy young woman who became a nun upon her husband's death. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Femmes et pouvoirs des femmes à Byzance et en Occident (VIe -XIe siècles). Colloque international organisé les 28, 29 et 30 mars 1996 à Bruxelles et Villeneuve d'Ascq.  Edited by Stéphane Lebecq, Alain Dierkens, Régine Le Jan, and Jean-Marie Sansterre.  Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire de l'Europe du Nord-Ouest, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 1999.  Pages 205 - 226.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Dowries Economics Inheritance Land Tenure Monasticism Noble Women Property Wealth Widows
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 9, 11- 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Université de Paris I
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2905637358
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