Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9405
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Clark , Anne L.
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  • Title: Holy Woman or Unworthy Vessel? The Representations of Elisabeth of Schšnau [The author explores the relationship between Elisabeth and her brother Ekbert who managed the publication of her visions; he preferred to downplay her piety while Elisabeth emphasized her prophetic role].
  • Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.  Edited by Catherine M. Mooney.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 16 - 34.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Ekbert of Schonau, Monk and Brother of Elisabeth Elisabeth of Schonau, Mystic Monasticism Mystics Nuns Secretaries Visions Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Vermont
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0812234855