Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7841
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Schein , Sylvia.
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  • Title: Women in Medieval Colonial Society: The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the Twelfth Century [The author argues that noble and royal women in the Crusader Kingdom had a better legal status and more freedom of action than women in Europe because the conditions of constant war often overruled traditional gender roles. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Gendering the Crusades.  Edited by Susan B. Edgington and Sarah Lambert.  University of Wales Press, 2001.  Pages 140 - 153.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Inheritance Jerusalem (Latin Kingdom) Law Life Expectancy Marriage Noble Women Politics Succession Women in Active Roles
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  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Haifa
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708317057