Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9684
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Schulenburg , Jane Tibbetts.
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  • Title: Saints' Lives as a Source for the History of Women, 500-1100 The author argues that saints' lives are still a relatively underutilized source for the early Middle Ages generally and for women's history in particular. The lives convey social values, collective mentalities, and much indirect information on women's experience. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.  Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal.  University of Georgia Press, 1990.  Pages 285 - 320.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Baudonivia, Hagiographer Hagiography Handbooks Historiography History- Sources Latin Literature Male Authors Monasticism Radegunde of Poitiers, Merovingian Queen, Saint Readers Venantius Fortunatus, Poet Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 6- 7- 8- 9- 10- 11
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Wisconsin, Madison
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820312142
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