Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9997
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Neville , David O.
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  • Title: Giburc as Mediatrix: Illuminated Reflections of Tolerance in Hz 1104 [The author argues that Giburc, the Saracen maiden who converts to Christianity in Wolfram's "Willehalm," appears to be a figure of religious tolerance; the author argues that the illuminations of Giburc in MS Hz 1104 confirm this interpretation].
  • Source: Manuscripta 40, 2 (July 1996): Pages 96 - 114.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Giburc (Literary Figure) Giburc (Literary Figure) in Art Illumination of Manuscripts Literature- Verse Muslims in Literature Religious Tolerance in Literature Wolfram von Eschenbach, Poet- Willehalm Women in Art Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; N├╝rnburg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Hz 1104. "Willehalm" fragments, parchment. The page was divided into two columns, a smaller one for text and a larger column for illuminations. The column of text has been removed.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Washington University, St. Louis
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00252603
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