Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9410
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Field , Sean.
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  • Title: Gilbert of Tournai's Letter to Isabelle of France: An Edition of the Complete Text [The author works from a recently discovered manuscript of the letter that the Franciscan preacher wrote to the daughter of King Louis VIII. Writing on his own initiative, Gilbert offered much of the standard spiritual advice to the religiously inclined princess. However, he also included a sophisticated section on spiritual ascent based on Pseudo-Dionysius. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Mediaeval Studies 65, ( 2003): Pages 57 - 97.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Franciscan Order Gilbert of Tournai, Theologian- Letters- Epitola ad Dominam Isabellam Isabelle of Longchamp, Sister of Louis IX, King of France Latin Literature Lay Piety Letters Pastoral Care Princesses Theology Virginity Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Vermont
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00765872
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