Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8354
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cheney , Liana De Girolami.
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  • Title: The Cult of Saint Agatha [Discusses the trial of St. Agatha, the pornographic violence of her martydom in late medieval drama and art, and Giulio Campi's sixteenth century Fresco cycle].
  • Source URL: Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 17, 1 (Spring/Summer 1996): 3-9. Link Info target = '_blank'>Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 17, 1 (Spring/Summer 1996): 3-9. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Agatha, Martyr, Saint Art History- General Hagiography Martyrs Violence Women in Art Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Three figures. Two early sixteenth century Italian paintings of Saint Agatha. One Italian drawing of Saint Agatha's martyrdom, 1537.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Massachusetts, Lowell
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02707993
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