Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 20621
Author(s): Turco, Iole
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Title : Cristina di Markyate e la "mistica femminile" [Twelfth-century intellectuals doubted women's spiritual capacities, but the same period saw many women mystics gain recognition for their experience of God. Christina of Markyate was a visionary with her earliest visions tied to the defense of her virginity. Some are concerned with Christina's mystical marriage to Christ. Her experiences transcended the limits of the intellect through love. Title note supplies by Feminae.]
Source: Schede medievali , 44., ( 2006):  Pages 127 - 147.
Year of Publication: 2006.

2. Record Number: 5907
Author(s): Schmidt, Victor M.
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Title : Painting and Individual Devotion in Late Medieval Italy: The Case of Saint Catherine of Alexandria because Catherine of Alexandria is ill-documented, possibly even legendary, ample room was left for invention by hagiographers; the tale of Catherine's conversion and mystical marriage to Christ is not in the earliest Latin or Greek sources; these stories are documented first in Italy, and they soon had an influence on artistic depictions of this popular saint; the same motif of mystical marriage appears in the lives of Italian women saints beginning in the fourteenth century; it is difficult to tell whether the Catherine story influenced these women or their mystical piety influenced the hagiographers who wrote about Catherine].
Source: Visions of Holiness: Art and Devotion in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Andrew Ladis and Shelley E. Zuraw .   Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2001. Schede medievali , 44., ( 2006):  Pages 21 - 36.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 4669
Author(s): Pasztor, Edith.
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Title : L'eremitismo femminile (secoli XII-XV) [Despite a conciliar prohibition of female religious living alone, anchoresses are found in northern Europe from the twelfth through fourteenth centuries. Their spirituality focused at first on mystical experience, including bridal imagery. Later, under Franciscan influence, female recluses focused more on Christ crucified].
Source: Donne e sante: Studi sulla religiosit√† femminile nel Medio Evo. Edith Pasztor .   Edizioni Studium, 2000. Schede medievali , 44., ( 2006):  Pages 65 - 96. Originally published as "Ideali dell'eremitismoi femminile in Europa tra i secoli XII-XV," in Eremitismo nel francescaneismo medievale (Roma, 1989). Pages 129-164.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 32713
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Title : Virgo inter virgines
Source: Schede medievali , 44., ( 2006):
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5. Record Number: 36279
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Title : Heinrich Suso sees Eternal Wisdom as Christ and a goddess
Source: Schede medievali , 44., ( 2006):
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