Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8483
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Trout , Dennis
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  • Title: Theodelinda's Rome: "Ampullae," "Pittacia," and the Image of the City [Describes the political significance of Theodelinda's patronage of a collection of oils from the Roman "martyria," its repercussions on her relationship with Pope Gregory the Great, and that of Lombardy with the papacy in Rome. Also investigates how the burial locations of saints defined the layout of medieval cities. Title note supplied by Feminae].
  • Source: Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 50, ( 2005): Pages 131 - 145.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Archaeology Burials Gregory I the Great, Pope, Saint Martyrs Patronage, Ecclesiastical Relics Theodelinda, Wife of Authari, King of the Lombards, and of Agiluf, King of the Lombards Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 6-7
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  • Illustrations: Three illustrations. Figure One Three of the twenty-six glass "ampullae" from the Monza collection, with remnants of the papyrus "pittacia" still visible. Figure Two The walled cities of Brittannia from the "Notitia Dignitatum" (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm. 10291, fol. 212). Figure Three The "Iconografia Rateriana," an eighteenth-century copy of the lost tenth-century "veduta" of Verona.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Missouri, Columbia
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 006568011879549131
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