Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 13631
Author(s): Korpiola, Mia.
Title : Rethinking Incest and Heinous Sexual Crime: Changing Boundaries of Secular and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in Late Medieval Sweden [The author argues that, like the rest of Europe, Sweden came to punish sexual crimes more severely over time, especially incest, bestiality, and homosexuality. Secular courts gradually took over responsibility for these crimes, although the church continued to receive a portion of the fines paid. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Boundaries of the Law: Geography, Gender, and Jurisdiction in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.   Edited by Anthony Musson .   Ashgate, 2005.  Pages 102 - 117.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 9333
Author(s): Cain, James D.
Title : Unnatural History: Gender and Genealogy in Gerald of Wales's "Topographia Hibernica" [In his text, the "Topographia Hibernica," Giradus Cambrensis had two major complaints about the Irish: their sexual immorality and their difficulties in organizing themselves politically. He saw these as symptoms of the lack of self-restraint which plagued the country in many different ways. The Anglo-Normans attempted to impose order in Ireland through inheritance favoring the eldest son and marriage according to the dictates of the Church. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 19 (2002): 29-43. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 1430
Author(s): Jochens, Jenny.
Title : Old Norse Sexuality: Men, Women, and Beasts
Source: Handbook of Medieval Sexuality.   Edited by Vern L. Bullough and James A. Brundage .   Garland Reference Library of the Humanities vol. 1696. Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 369 - 400.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 853
Author(s): Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate
Title : The Scandal of Pasiphae: Narration and Interpretation in the "Ovide Moralisé"
Source: Modern Philology (Full Text via JSTOR) 93, 3 (February 1996): 307-326. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 11780
Author(s): Salisbury, Joyce E.
Title : Bestiality in the Middle Ages [The essay argues that bestiality was increasingly legislated against in the medieval period, but also suggests that the act was not necessarily curtailed, particularly in rural areas. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991.  Pages 173 - 186.
Year of Publication: 1991.