Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7159
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Trenchard-Smith , Margaret.
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  • Title: Status strictus: Hysteria, Virginity, and the Byzantine Medical Encyclopedists of the Sixth and Seventh Centuries [The author analyzes the writings of Aëtius of Amida and Paulus Aegineta who borrowed from Galen and the second-century Soranus of Ephesus; thereby they rejected the ideas of the wandering womb and the likelihood that virginity would cause hysterical suff
  • Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers 27, ( 2001): Pages 17
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  • Article Type: Conference Paper Abstract
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Gynecology Hysteria Medicine Sources Virginity
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 6-7
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01473387
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