Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6997
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Muessig , Carolyn.
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  • Title: Learning and Mentoring in the Twelfth Century: Hildegard of Bingen and Herrad of Landsberg [The author argues that both Hildegard and Herrad shared in the broader educational trends of their day; Herrad emphasized the study of the texts of authorities while, as a teacher, Hildegard relied upon her role as a prophet].
  • Source: Medieval Monastic Education.  Edited by George Ferzoco and Carolyn Muessig.  Leicester University Press, 2000.  Pages 87 - 104.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Canonesses Education Herrad, Abbess of Hohenbourg Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Monasticism Teaching Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: France;Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Bristol
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0718502469