Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9171
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Craun , Christopher C.
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  • Title: Matronly Monks: Theodoret of Cyrrhus' Sexual Imagery in the "Historia religiosa" [The author argues that Theodoret portrays early Syrian holy men as languishing in their love for God the Bridegroom and as bearing spiritual children. However, their innate masculinity is not compromised because they willed their submission to God. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.  Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis.  Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 43 - 57.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Asceticism Bride of Christ, Image of Byzantium Femininity Gender Hagiography Monks Theodoret, Bishop of Cyrrhus Historia Religiosa
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 5
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of St. Andrews [doctoral student]
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708318940
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