Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9936
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bleyerveld , Yvonne.
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  • Title: Powerful Women, Foolish Men: The Popularity of the "Power of Women" Topos in Art [The author briefly describes the subject matter, themes, and audiences for the Power of Women topos. Biblical stories and classical myths provided the narratives in which dominant women humiliated the men who were in love with them. Bleyerveld argues tha
  • Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.  Edited by Dagmar Eichberger.  Brepols, 2005.  Pages 166 - 175.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Exhibition Catalog
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- General Iconography Love in Art Misogyny in Art Power of Women Topos Women in Art Women's Nature
  • Geographic Area: Germany;Low Countries
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Illustrations: Ten Illustrations.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9058263428
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