Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8192
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Clough , Cecil H.
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  • Title: Daughters and Wives of the Montefeltro: Outstanding Bluestockings of the Quattrocento [discusses their learning, roles in public life, and Christian devotion].
  • Source: Renaissance studies : journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies 10, 1 (March 1996): Pages 31 - 55.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Education Latin Language Lay Piety Montefeltro Family Noble Women Politics Rhetoric Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Two figures. Reproductions of two fifteenth- century altarpieces. One depicts Battista Sforza, future wife of Frederico da Montefeltro, as a donor alongside her father and brother. The other is a Madonna, commissioned for Battista's daughter, Giovanna da Montefeltro.
  • Table: One genealogical chart showing the relationship of daughters and wives in the Montefeltro family in the fifteenth- century.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Liverpool
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02691213
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