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1. Record Number: 38746
Author(s): McHam, Sarah Blake,
Contributor(s):
Title : Visualizing the Immaculate Conception: Donatello, Francesco della Rovere, and the High Altar and Choir Screen at the Church of the Santo in Padua
Source: Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 831 - 864.
Year of Publication: 2016.

2. Record Number: 7053
Author(s): Cristellon, Cecilia.
Contributor(s):
Title : La sposa in convento (Padova e Venezia 1455-1458) [Maddalena di Sicilia tried to end her union with Giorgio Zaccarotto by entering a monastery. The case over this marriage was heard by ecclesiastical judges in Padua and Venice. Giorgio based his claim to Maddalena on consummation. Maddalena blamed family pressure that made her lie about her being of sufficient age for sexual relations. Her plea was successful, and she remained a nun. (Additional documentation on CD-ROM accompanying the book). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Matrimoni in dubbio: unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo.   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni .   Mulino, 2001. Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 123 - 148.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 7054
Author(s): Benussi, Paola.
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Title : Oltre il processo: itinerari di ricerca intorno al matrimonio controverso di Giorgio Zaccarotto e Maddalena di Sicilia (Padova e Venezia 1455-1458) [The archives of San Mattia, Padua, reveal that Maddalena di Sicilia was an illegitimate child naturalized as her father's heir. The girl was married off at age 11 despite her desire to become a nun. In the end, Maddalena stayed at San Mattia as a nun. Gi
Source: Matrimoni in dubbio: unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo.   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni .   Mulino, 2001. Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 149 - 173.
Year of Publication: 2001.

4. Record Number: 7055
Author(s): Minnucci, Giovanni.
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Title : Simpliciter et de plamno, ac sine sterpitu et figura iudicii: il processo di ità matrimoniale vertente Giorgio Zaccarotto e Maddalena di Sicilia (Padova e Venezia 1455-1458): una lettura storico-giuridica [Fantino Dandolo, bishop of Padua, was excluded from the Zaccarotto-di Sicilia case on the grounds that he wanted the girl’s dowry for the Church. Nonetheless, the judge in Venice ruled against the validity of the marriage, and Maddalena remained a nun. Maddalena's age at the time of marriage (11 years old) and proof of Zaccarotto's failure to consummate - despite his claim to the contrary - told in the girl's favor. (Additional documentation on CD-ROM accompanying the book). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Matrimoni in dubbio: unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo.   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni .   Mulino, 2001. Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 175 - 197.
Year of Publication: 2001.

5. Record Number: 7057
Author(s): Marchetto, Giuliano.
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Title : Il matrimonium meticulosam in un "consilium" di Bartolomeo Cipolla (ca. 1420-1475) [Bartolomeo Cipolla had to weigh indirect evidence in the case between Alvise de Sonzino and Ursina Basso to determine whether the groom had been coerced into marriage. The jurist weighed the evidence presented and advised the judge to dismiss fear as a factor in the wedding. The judge, however, ignored the jurist's advice and used his judicial discretion to rule against the marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Matrimoni in dubbio: unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo.   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni .   Mulino, 2001. Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 247 - 278.
Year of Publication: 2001.

6. Record Number: 7058
Author(s): Cristellon, Cecilia.
Contributor(s):
Title : Ursina Basso contro Alvise Soncin: il "consilium" respinto di Bartolomeo Cipolla e gli atti del processo (Padova e Venezia 1461-1462) [Although Bartolomeo Cipolla advised the judge in Padua that Alvise de Sonzino had not been coerced into marrying Ursina Basso, the judge in Padua ruled against the claim of a valid marriage. The appellate judge in Venice unearthed evidence that Ursina's witnesses were suspect for reasons including low social status. He concurred in the original decision. (Additional documentation on CD-ROM accompanying the book). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Matrimoni in dubbio: unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo.   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni .   Mulino, 2001. Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 279 - 303.
Year of Publication: 2001.

7. Record Number: 6237
Author(s): Kohl, Benjamin G.
Contributor(s):
Title : Fina da Carrara, née Buzzacarini: Consort, Mother, and Patron of Art in Trecento Padua [the author provides some information about Fina's family, the Buzzacarini, and about the Carrara including the four children that Fina bore; Fina's patronage activities concern her tomb in the Baptistery with frescoes by Giusto de'Menabuoi; the author notes the portraits of Fina represented there, not only the donor portrait but the representation of Fina and her three daughters as onlookers at the birth of John the Baptist].
Source: Beyond Isabella: Secular Women Patrons of Art in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Sheryl E. Reiss and David G. Wilkins .   Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, Volume 54. Truman State University Press, 2001. Renaissance Quarterly , 69., 3 ( 2016):  Pages 19 - 35.
Year of Publication: 2001.

8. Record Number: 3953
Author(s): Jacobus, Laura.
Contributor(s):
Title : Giotto's "Annunciation" in the Arena Chapel, Padua [the Appendix reproduces a Latin text of the Annunciation "Cantatur evangelius cum ludo (Gospel singing with a play)]
Source: Art Bulletin (Full Text via JSTOR) 81,1 (March 1999): 93-107. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1999.

9. Record Number: 5957
Author(s): Jacobus, Laura.
Contributor(s):
Title : Piety and Propriety in the Arena Chapel [the author argues that the "Early Life of the Virgin" frescoes in the Arena Chapel were intended in part to convey models of behavior to the wife, mother, and daughter of Enrico Scrovegni, the patron; using devotional works and secular conduct literature the author argues that the ideals for upper class women's behavior (modesty, chastity, courtliness, humility, charity, and attention to their husbands and families) were linked to piety and represented by Giotto in the images of the Virgin and other holy women].
Source: Renaissance studies : journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies , 12., 2 (June 1998):  Pages 177 - 205.
Year of Publication: 1998.

10. Record Number: 749
Author(s): Rigon, Antonio.
Contributor(s):
Title : A Community of Female Penitents in Thirteenth- Century Padua [group of female penitents evolved into a Benedictine monastery].
Source: Women and Religion in Medieval and Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Daniel Bornstein and Roberto Rusconi. Trans. by Margery J. Schneider .   University of Chicago Press, 1996. Renaissance studies : journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies , 12., 2 (June 1998):  Pages 28 - 38. Originally published as "Una comunità femminile di penitenti a Padova agli inizi del secolo XIII" in Mistiche e devote nell'Italia tardomedievale. Edited by Daniel Bornstein and Roberto Rusconi (Liguori Editore, 1992). Pages 25-35.
Year of Publication: 1996.

11. Record Number: 816
Author(s): Warr, Cordelia.
Contributor(s):
Title : Painting in Late Fourteenth Century Padua: The Patronage of Fina Buzzacarini
Source: Renaissance studies : journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies , 10., 2 (June 1996):  Pages 139 - 155.
Year of Publication: 1996.

12. Record Number: 4684
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : Women as Patrons: Nuns, Widows, and Rulers
Source: Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion, 1280-1400. Volume II: Case Studies.   Edited by Diana Norman .   Yale University Press in association with The Open University, 1995. Renaissance studies : journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies , 10., 2 (June 1996):  Pages 242 - 266.
Year of Publication: 1995.

13. Record Number: 1486
Author(s): Smith, Susan L.
Contributor(s):
Title : A Nude Judith from Padua and the Reception of Donatello's Bronze David [argues that the bronze statuette of Judith is modelled on Donatello's David and shares with it an ambiguous, eroticized vision of the usual heroic nude].
Source: Comitatus , 25., ( 1994):  Pages 59 - 80. [contributions are accepted from graduate students and those who have received their doctorate within the last three years]
Year of Publication: 1994.