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1. Record Number: 20338
Author(s): Bartolomei Romangoli, Alessandra
Title : Il linguaggio del corpo in Santa Caterina da Siena [Raymond of Capua described Catherine of Siena's body as transformed from a natural entity to one expressing Christ's own body. This was achieved by extreme mortification of the flesh, especially by giving up food. Catherine used bodily metaphors in her w
Source: Dire l'ineffabile: Caterina da Siena e il linguaggio della mistica.   Edited by Lino Leonardi and Pietro Trifone .   Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2006.  Pages 205 - 229.
Year of Publication: 2006.

2. Record Number: 7253
Author(s): Gerát, Ivan.
Title : Dei saturitas. St. Elizabeth's Works of Mercy in the Medieval Pictorial Narrative ["In this article, I examine a significant and unknown part of the pictorial tradition that surrounds St. Elizabeth in Central Europe and concentrate, in particular, on one group of scenes which can be generally referred to as her works of mercy. The significant questions of identity and differences within this group are analyzed. Some aspcts of these scenes changed very subtly; I evaluate these differences in relation to their historical context and consider how they reflected the development of liturgical and devotional practices. The main focus of this paper, however, is an evaluation of the theory that pictorial images of St. Elizabeth may be in imitation of those representing Christ." Page 168.].
Source: Insights and Interpretations: Studies in Celebrations of the Eighty-Fifth Anniversary of the Index of Christian Art.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Princeton University Press, 2002.  Pages 168 - 181.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 4834
Author(s): Hostetler, Margaret
Title : I Wold Thow Wer Closyd in a Hows of Ston: Sexuality and Lay Sanctity in the Book of Margery Kempe
Source: Lay Sanctity, Medieval and Modern: A Search for Models.   Edited by Ann W. Astell .   University of Notre Dame Press, 2000. Studies in Spirituality , 10., ( 2000):  Pages 91 - 104.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 5384
Author(s): Peterson, Ingrid, O.S.F.
Title : Angela of Foligno: The Active Life and the Following of Christ
Source: Studies in Spirituality , 10., ( 2000):  Pages 125 - 142.
Year of Publication: 2000.

5. Record Number: 5385
Author(s): Delio, Ilia.
Title : Mirrors and Footprints: Metaphors of Relationship in Clare of Assisi's Writings
Source: Studies in Spirituality , 10., ( 2000):  Pages 167 - 181.
Year of Publication: 2000.

6. Record Number: 3956
Author(s): Holman, Beth L.
Title : Exemplum and "Imitatio" : Countess Matilda and Lucrezia Pico della Mirandola at Polirone Italy [the Appendix reproduces four documents in Latin concerning Lucrezia Pico della Mirandola and the monastery at Polirone].
Source: Art Bulletin (Full Text via JSTOR) 81,4 (December 1999): 637-664. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1999.

7. Record Number: 3548
Author(s): Mooney, Catherine M.
Title : Imitatio Christi or "Imitatio Mariae"? Clare of Assisi and Her Interpreters [The author argues that Clare represents herself as a follower and imitator of Christ throughout her writings; it is only subsequent hagiography and iconography that portray Clare as a follower not of Christ but of Mary].
Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.   Edited by Catherine M. Mooney .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 52 - 77.
Year of Publication: 1999.

8. Record Number: 4597
Author(s): Visconsi, Elliott.
Title : She Represents the Person of Our Lord: The Performance of Mysticism in the "Vita" of Elisabeth of Spalbeek and "The Book of Margery Kempe" [this essay describes "how medieval women produced a mysticism beyond extant gender representations, a performative mysticism firmly grounded in the disorderliness of the female flesh as it enacts the 'imitatio Christi,' predicated on an educable audience, and finally to result in a subjectivity of self-annihilation" (Page 79)].
Source: Comitatus , 28., ( 1997):  Pages 76 - 89.
Year of Publication: 1997.

9. Record Number: 10735
Author(s): Bynum, Caroline Walker.
Title : Women Mystics and Eucharistic Devotion in the Thirteenth Century [The essay illustrates the importance of women in developing an increasing emphasis on devotion to the Eucharist during the thirteenth century, and argues that women mystics in particular showed a special confidence in their salvation through the Incarnation. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human Body in Medieval Religion. Caroline Walker Bynum .   MIT Press, 1991. Comitatus , 28., ( 1997):  Pages 119 - 150.
Year of Publication: 1991.

10. Record Number: 8655
Author(s): Papi, Anna Benvenuti.
Title : Cristomimesi al femminile [The crusade ideal could be lived out externally in action or internalized. Devout women, including tertiaries, supported the crusades and saw themselves as combating the enemies of Christ. Margaret of Cortona thought all these foes, except the Jews, could be converted. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: In castro poenitentiae: santità e società femminile nell’Italia medievali. Anna Benvenuti Papi .   Herder, 1990. Comitatus , 28., ( 1997):  Pages 141 - 168. Originally printed as "Margarita filia Jerusalem: Santa Margherita da Cortona e il superamento mistica della crociata," in Toscana e Terrasanta nel medioevo,
Year of Publication: 1990.

11. Record Number: 28846
Title : Scenes from the Life of St. Radegund
Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/Radegonde_%C3%A0_la_table_de_Clotaire.JPG/250px-Radegonde_%C3%A0_la_table_de_Clotaire.JPG
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