Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9894
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Eisenbichler , Konrad.
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  • Title: At Marriage End : Girolamo Savonarola and the Question of Widows in Late Fifteenth-Century Florence [The author discusses the problems that widows encountered and considers the alternatives presented by the Dominican friar Savonarola in his "Book of the Widow's Life." His concern was that widows live in a way that was economically as well as spiritually
  • Source: The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy.  Edited by Sherry Roush and Cristelle L. Baskins.  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005.  Pages 67 - 80.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Florence Handbooks Honor Human Behavior Savonarola, Girolamo, Church Reformer Sexuality Widows
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Victoria College, University of Toronto
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0866983430
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