Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 912
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mulder- Bakker , Anneke B.
  • Contributor(s): Madou, Mireille, in collaboration with
  • Title: Introduction [sections on iconography, the "Acta Sanctorum," models of female sanctity, and the cultural force of the laity].
  • Source: Sanctity and Motherhood: Essays on Holy Mothers in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-BakkerGarland Medieval Casebooks, 14.  Garland Publishing, 1995.  Pages 2 - 30.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hagiography Iconography Lay Piety Mothers Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Five reproductions (engravings, painting, sculpture, and manuscript illustration). Four represent holy women with their children. The fifth, St. Vitalis with his two children.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Groningen
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815314256
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