Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 918
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Baldwin , Spurgeon and James W. Marchand
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  • Title: The Virgin Mary as Advocate before the Heavenly Court [The authors examine works of literature (in French, Castilian, and Catalan) that represent the Virgin Mary as the advocate for humankind. In these works, Satan sues for jurisdiction over humanity before the heavenly court, and Mary appears as defense counsel for humanity. The article gives detailed descriptions of the legal procedures that form the literary context of these works. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medievalia et Humanistica 18, ( 1992): Pages 79 - 94.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Devil Intercession in Literature Law in Literature Literature- Verse Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Trials in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France;Iberia
  • Century: General
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00766127
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