Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 859
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lastique , Esther and Helen Rodnite Lemay
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  • Title: A Medieval Physician's Guide to Virginity [The essay includes the translation of a chapter which explains how to treat recently deflowered women, from De passionibus mulierum, a medieval Florentine physician’s guide. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.  Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury.  Garland Publishing, 1991.  Pages 56 - 79.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Medicine Nicholus, Florentine Physician - De passionibus mulierum Sexuality Virginity
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Lille, Bibliothèque Municipale, 334.
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  • Author's Affiliation: New York University and State University of New York at Stony Brook
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available
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