Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9923
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Crabb , Ann Morton.
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  • Title: How Typical Was Alessandra Macinghi Strozzi of Fifteenth-Century Florentine Widows? [The author studies a Florentine widow who became an agent and representative of her family (a role normally unavailable to patrician women, but one that carried many hardships) after her husband's death in exile. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.  Edited by Louise MirrerStudies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization.  University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 47 - 68.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Florence Political Participation Strozzi, Alessandra Macinghi, Florentine Lady- Letters Widows Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0472102575
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