Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5148
Author(s): Hen, Yitzhak.
Title : Milites Christi utriusque sexus: Gender and the Politics of Conversion in the Circle of Boniface [The author argues that Boniface gave nuns new roles in inculcating Christian ideas and values; the author cites the case study of Leoba who had direct interaction with the people she had come to teach].
Source: Revue Bénédictine , 109., 40180 ( 1999):  Pages 17 - 31.
Year of Publication: 1999.

2. Record Number: 7170
Author(s): Lazzari, Loredana.
Title : Regine, badesse, sante: il contributo della donna anglosassone all'evangelizzazione (secc. VII e VIII) [Anglo-Saxon women inherited a peacemaking role from their Germanic ancestors while adding a new responsibility for spreading the gospel. Well-born Anglo-Saxon nuns might become abbesses, even of double houses. Holy nuns feature prominently in Anglo-Saxon hagiography, and Aldhelm wrote on virginity for nuns. Later generations of nuns were more thoroughly subjected to male authority. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Studi Medievali , 39., 2 (Dicembre 1998):  Pages 601 - 632.
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 1940
Author(s): Mayeski, Marie Anne.
Title : Let Women Not Despair: Rabanus Maurus on Women as Prophets [his commentary on women prophets is compared with the ideas of Thomas Aquinas].
Source: Theological Studies , 58., 2 (June 1997):  Pages 237 - 253.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 1105
Author(s): Hyland, William Patrick.
Title : Missionary Nuns and the Monastic Vocation in Anglo-Saxon England [nuns aided the missionary efforts of Boniface and his colleagues in Germany through their prayers and gifts; a few nuns, most notably Leoba, travelled to Germany, founded monasteries, and served as abbesses].
Source: American Benedictine Review , 47., 2 (June 1996):  Pages 141 - 174.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 922
Author(s): Head, Pauline.
Title : Integritas in Rudolph of Fulda's "Vita Leobae Abbatissae"
Source: Parergon: Bulletin of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. New Series , 13., 1 (July 1995):  Pages 33 - 51.
Year of Publication: 1995.