Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 7064
Author(s): Minnucci, Giovanni.
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Title : An mulier verberari possit‚: Una Œquaestio disputata‚ di argomento matrimoniale [An Italian jurist composed a "disputed question" debating whether an abusive husband could be bound under threat of a financial penalty not to beat his wife. The jurist answered, drawing on the work of the Bolognese legist Bulgarus, that the wife owed her husband the conjugal debt but that he could be bound not to inflict physical abuse. Title note supplied by Feminae].
Source: Coniugi nemici: la separazione in Italia dal XII al XVIII secolo.   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni .   Il mulino, 2000.  Pages 491 - 498.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 1623
Author(s): Elliott, Dyan.
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Title : Bernardino of Siena Versus the Marriage Debt [argues that Bernardino questioned the assumption of equality in the marriage debt and recognized female spirituality as a legitimate reason for women to refuse sex with their husbands].
Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler .   University of Toronto Press, 1996.  Pages 168 - 200.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 1459
Author(s): Elliott, Dyan.
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Title : Sex in Holy Places: An Exploration of a Medieval Anxiety [exempla and theological writings deal with sex in churches, cemeteries, and other consecrated spots; some tales emphasized the danger and ritual pollution by describing the couple stuck together ("penis captivus" or "vaginismus") for public humiliation until blessed by divine intervention, while some theologians went so far as to forgive the rendering of the conjugal debt in holy places under extenuating circumstances].
Source: Journal of Women's History , 6., 3 (Fall 1994):  Pages 6 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1994.

4. Record Number: 2057
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Title : The Spousal Relationship: Marital Society and Sexuality in the Letters of Pope Innocent III
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 56., ( 1994):  Pages 89 - 109.
Year of Publication: 1994.

5. Record Number: 15598
Author(s): Brundage, James A.
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Title : Sexual Equality in Medieval Canon Law [Medieval chruch law posited equality for women and men in one respect: sex in marriage. Each spouse owed her/his partner the conjugal debt, that is sexual relations when requested. Brundage argues that this tenet promoted women's status in three ways: 1) Female sexuality received some legitimacy, 2) A compani (?)form of marriage was encouraged, 3) It encouraged re (?)of women's inequality in other areas. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.   Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal .   University of Georgia Press, 1990. Mediaeval Studies , 56., ( 1994):  Pages 66 - 79.
Year of Publication: 1990.

6. Record Number: 28186
Author(s): Weigand, Rudolf.
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Title : Die Lehre der Kanonisten des 12. und 13. Jahrhunderts von den Ehezwecken
Source: Collectanea Stephan Kuttner. II.   Edited by Giuseppe Forchielli and Alfons M. Stickler Studia Gratiana, 12.   Institutum Gratianum, 1967. Mediaeval Studies , 56., ( 1994):  Pages 443 - 478.
Year of Publication: 1967.

7. Record Number: 28188
Author(s): Landau, Peter,
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Title : Hadrians IV. Decretale "Dignum est" (X.4.9.1) und die Eheschließung Unfreier in der Diskussion von Kanonisten und Theologen des 12. und 13. Jahrhunderts
Source: Collectanea Stephan Kuttner. II.   Edited by Giuseppe Forchielli and Alfons M. Stickler Studia Gratiana, 12.   Institutum Gratianum, 1967. Mediaeval Studies , 56., ( 1994):  Pages 511 - 553.
Year of Publication: 1967.