Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 28447
Author(s): Simms, Katharine.
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Title : Bardic Poems of Consolation to Bereaved Irish Ladies
Source: Medieval Italy, Medieval and Early Modern Women: Essays in Honour of Christine Meek.   Edited by Conor Kostick .   Four Courts Press, 2010.  Pages 220 - 230.
Year of Publication: 2010.

2. Record Number: 20867
Author(s): Cooke, Jessica
Contributor(s):
Title : De Catherina Beata da Bologna di Sabadino degli Arienti (1472) [In his “Gynevera,” Sabadino degli Arienti wrote a life of Caterina Vigri of Bologna. It was heavily paraphrased from a life by Suor Illuminata Bembo. Sabadino degli Arienti wrote the account as part of a collection of lives which he dedicated to Ginevra Sforza Bentivoglio, a member of Bologna’s ruling family. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Hagiographica: Rivista di agiografia e biografia della società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino/ Journal of Hagiography and Biography of Società Internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino , 14., ( 2007):  Pages 231 - 241.
Year of Publication: 2007.

3. Record Number: 14697
Author(s): Harvey, Ruth.
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Title : Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Troubadours [The author looks at evidence of Eleanor's connections to troubadours. Despite some modern historians' optimistic constructions of Eleanor and her court as a haven for troubadours, there is virtually no documentation of troubadours either in her entourage or writing songs for her. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The World of Eleanor of Aquitaine: Literature and Society in Southern France between the Eleventh and Thirteenth Centuries.   Edited by Marcus Bull and Catherine Léglu .   Boydell Press, 2005. Hagiographica: Rivista di agiografia e biografia della società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino/ Journal of Hagiography and Biography of Società Internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino , 14., ( 2007):  Pages 101 - 114.
Year of Publication: 2005.

4. Record Number: 14125
Author(s): Fontaine, Marie Madeleine.
Contributor(s):
Title : Olivier de la Marche and Jean Lemaire de Belges: The Author and His Female Patron [The author briefly surveys the careers of the two men who were courtiers and poets in the service of Margaret of York and Margaret of Austria. Both wrote works celebrating women. Olivier de la Marche had a strong influence on the Burgundian court because
Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.   Edited by Dagmar Eichberger .   Brepols, 2005. Hagiographica: Rivista di agiografia e biografia della società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino/ Journal of Hagiography and Biography of Società Internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino , 14., ( 2007):  Pages 220 - 229.
Year of Publication: 2005.

5. Record Number: 11753
Author(s): Evans, Ruth.
Contributor(s):
Title : Signs of the Body: Gender, Sexuality, and Space in York and the York Cycle [The author explores the Corpus Christi play cycle in York for the identities of women and space in plays concerning Eve and Procula, Pilate's wife. Also in the essay Evans considers social and political evidence of women's involvements with the plays as patrons and possibly as actresses in addition to the more usual cross-dressing males in female parts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.   Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury .   State University of New York Press, 2005. Hagiographica: Rivista di agiografia e biografia della società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino/ Journal of Hagiography and Biography of Società Internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino , 14., ( 2007):  Pages 23 - 45.
Year of Publication: 2005.

6. Record Number: 11409
Author(s): Blumreich, Kathleen.
Contributor(s):
Title : I Ne Sey Noght is in Despyt of Women: Antifeminism in Robert de Gretham's Mirror
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 38., (Winter 2004):  Pages 38 - 46.
Year of Publication: 2004.

7. Record Number: 11426
Author(s): Kennedy, Ruth,
Contributor(s):
Title : Spalding's "Alliterative Katherine Hymn": A Guild Connection from the South-East Midlands?
Source: Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 455 - 482.
Year of Publication: 2004.

8. Record Number: 14092
Author(s): Phillips, Kim M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Desiring Virgins: Maidens, Martyrs, and Femininity in Late Medieval England [The author explores the attractions of virgin martyr stories for young women in the audience. Phillips suggests that the treatment of sexual themes in these stories should be described as "parasexual" (borrowed from studies of Victorian bar maids), cases in which sexuality is acknowledged but is controlled. At the same time the young virgin martyrs are presented as beautiful, glamorous, and dressed in fashionable clothing; all of this was of prime interest to the young women in the audience. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Youth in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. J. P. Goldberg and Felicity Riddy .   York Medieval Press in association with the Boydell Press, 2004. Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 45 - 59.
Year of Publication: 2004.

9. Record Number: 9508
Author(s): Powell, Morgan.
Contributor(s):
Title : Translating Scripture for "Ma Dame de Champagne": The Old French "Paraphrase" of Psalm 44 ("Eructavit") [The author analyzes the Old French translation of Psalm Forty-Four made for Marie de Champagne. The poet sets his wedding song for Christ and his bride, Holy Church, within the context of the secular court which is seen as the equivalent of heaven. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Vernacular Spirit: Essays on Medieval Religious Literature.   Edited by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Duncan Robertson, and Nancy Bradley Warren .   The New Middle Ages series. Palgrave, 2002. Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 83 - 103.
Year of Publication: 2002.

10. Record Number: 6200
Author(s): Batt, Catherine.
Contributor(s):
Title : Gendered Patronage and the Metatextual in Thomas Hoccleve's Series
Source: Seeing Gender: Perspectives on Medieval Gender and Sexuality. Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, King's College, London, January 4-6, 2002. .  2002. Viator , 35., ( 2004):
Year of Publication: 2002.

11. Record Number: 10786
Author(s): Barefield, Laura.
Contributor(s):
Title : Lineage and Women's Patronage: Mary of Woodstock and Nicholas Trevet's "Les Cronicles" [The author explores Mary of Woodstock's impact as patron of a history that regularly took account of women in its listings of lineage. In this way, the author argues, aristocratic women displayed their power and preserved a record for their female descendants. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 33., (Spring 2002):  Pages 21 - 30.
Year of Publication: 2002.

12. Record Number: 8956
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Title : Women and the Circulation of Books [The author argues that patronage has been regarded as the dominant, if not exclusive, means by which people acquired books at the French court. However, there were other ways that women were more likely to have books including inheritance, wedding presents, and New Year's Day gifts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History , 4., ( 2001):  Pages 9 - 31. Issue Title: Women and Book Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern France
Year of Publication: 2001.

13. Record Number: 6665
Author(s): Kemp, Theresa D.
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Title : The "Knight of the Tower" and the Queen in Sanctuary: Elizabeth Woodville's Use of Meaningful Silence and Absence
Source: New Medieval Literatures , 4., ( 2001):  Pages 189 - 212.
Year of Publication: 2001.

14. Record Number: 6666
Author(s): Hilles, Carroll.
Contributor(s):
Title : Gender and Politics in Osbern Bokenham's Legendary [the author argues that Bokenham's works advance the claim of Richard, duke of York, for the throne; not only does Bokenham question Lancastrian political hegemony, in part by denying the authority of the literature patronized by the court, but also "Bokenham strategically deploys 'woman' as signifier of privacy, piety, and humility to develop a language of political dissent which anticipates the tactics of later Yorkist propaganda." (page 209)].
Source: New Medieval Literatures , 4., ( 2001):  Pages 189 - 212.
Year of Publication: 2001.

15. Record Number: 5531
Author(s): De Courcelles, Dominique.
Contributor(s):
Title : Recherches sur les livres et les femmes en Catalogne aux XVe et XVIe siècles [the author briefly considers the literary debate about woman's nature, the roles which women played in the creation of literary works as authors, dedicatees, and commissioners, and the kinds of books found in women's libraries; in briefly considering women's literary circles, the author mentions the noble woman Isabel Suaris who promoted courtly literature and Abbess Isabel de Villena whose convent was a center of literary activity].
Source: Des Femmes et des Livres: France et Espagnes, XIVe-XVIIe siècle. Actes de la journée d'étude organisée par l'École nationale des chartes et l'École normale supérieure de Fontenay/Saint-Cloud (Paris, 30 avril 1998).   Edited by Dominique de Courcelles and Carmen Val Julián .   Études et Rencontres de l'École des Chartes, 4. École des Chartes, 1999. New Medieval Literatures , 4., ( 2001):  Pages 95 - 114.
Year of Publication: 1999.

16. Record Number: 4247
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Title : The Identity of Margaret in Thomas Usk's "Testament of Love"
Source: Medium Aevum , 68., 1 ( 1999):  Pages 63 - 72.
Year of Publication: 1999.

17. Record Number: 4978
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Title : Matronage or Patronage? The Case of Osbern Bokenham's Women Patrons [the author explores the lives and politics of six gentry and noble women, Isabel Hunt, Agatha Flegge, Katherine Clopton Denston, Katherine Howard, Elizabeth Howard Vere, and Lady Isabel Bourchier, countess of Eu, mentioned in the "Legendys of Hooly Wummen"; they were important to Bokenham and his priory, in part because of their political and social connections to Richard, Duke of York].
Source: Florilegium , 16., ( 1999):  Pages 97 - 105.
Year of Publication: 1999.

18. Record Number: 7359
Author(s): Mckitterick, Rosamond.
Contributor(s):
Title : Les Femmes, les arts et la culture en occident dans le haut moyen âge [The author examines the efforts made by learned women during the Carolingian era to promote Biblical knowledge and reform the liturgy. In monasteries high-born women copied important texts and wrote in all the valued literary genres. Royal and noblewomen, including Gisela, the sister of Charlemagne, and Rotrude, his daughter, developed relationships as patrons and allies with scholars and churchmen from whom they commissioned texts which responded to their religious needs. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Femmes et pouvoirs des femmes à Byzance et en Occident (VIe -XIe siècles). Colloque international organisé les 28, 29 et 30 mars 1996 à Bruxelles et Villeneuve d'Ascq.   Edited by Stéphane Lebecq, Alain Dierkens, Régine Le Jan, and Jean-Marie Sansterre .   Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire de l'Europe du Nord-Ouest, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 1999. Florilegium , 16., ( 1999):  Pages 149 - 161.
Year of Publication: 1999.

19. Record Number: 2025
Author(s): Seymour, M.C.
Contributor(s):
Title : Chaucer's Revision of the Prologue of "The Legend of Good Women" [suggests that Chaucer revised the prologue in 1399 or 1400 in order to present the text to the new king, Henry IV; he excised some portions to make it more accessible and added material on the duties of lordship and his own literary achievements].
Source: Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 832 - 841.
Year of Publication: 1997.

20. Record Number: 1899
Author(s): Sinclair, Keith V.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Translations of the "Vitas patrum," " Thaïs," "Antichrist," and "Vision de saint Paul" Made for Anglo-Norman Templars: Some Neglected Literary Considerations
Source: Speculum (Full Text via JSTOR) 72, 3 (July 1997): 741-762. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

21. Record Number: 1598
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Title : Fables for the Court: Illustrations of Marie de France's "Fables" in Paris BN, MS Arsenal 3142 [the manuscript was dedicated to Marie of Brabant, wife of King Philippe of France, and reflects the roles of reading and manuscripts at the French Court].
Source: Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence.   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H.M. Taylor .   British Library and University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 190 - 203.
Year of Publication: 1997.

22. Record Number: 3596
Author(s): Taylor, Andrew.
Contributor(s):
Title : Anne of Bohemia and the Making of Chaucer [The author explores Anne of Bohemia's connections with the "Legend of Good Women"; he suggests that her role has been downplayed in order to build up the figure of Chaucer as author].
Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 19., ( 1997):  Pages 95 - 119.
Year of Publication: 1997.

23. Record Number: 3680
Author(s): Jambeck, Karen K.
Contributor(s):
Title : Patterns of Women's Literary Patronage: England, 1200- ca.1475 [The author argues that many noble women managed their estates while their husbands were away or deceased; in order to train their daughters they patronized literature that reflected female capacity and self-worth.]
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 228 - 265.
Year of Publication: 1996.

24. Record Number: 779
Author(s): Broadhurst, Karen M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine: Patrons of Literature in French? [Henry probably only commissioned two texts in French: Wace's "Roman de Rou" and Benoît's "Chronique des ducs de Normandie;" there is no evidence that Eleanor commissioned any works].
Source: Viator , 27., ( 1996):  Pages 53 - 84.
Year of Publication: 1996.

25. Record Number: 3677
Author(s): Kay, Sarah.
Contributor(s):
Title : Proclaiming Her Dignity Abroad: The Literary and Artistic Network of Matilda of Scotland, Queen of England 1100-1118 [The author argues that Matilda pursued extensive projects in poetry, music, art, architecture, and literature in part to increase her prestige and spread her fame].
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 155 - 174.
Year of Publication: 1996.

26. Record Number: 3675
Author(s): Ferrante, Joan M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Women's Role in Latin Letters from the Fourth to the Early Twelfth Century [The author examines three classes of Latin literature; religious tracts, lyric poetry, and histories and biographies; the author argues that the literary works represented a collaborative effort between the writer and the female patron].
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 73 - 104.
Year of Publication: 1996.

27. Record Number: 3683
Author(s): Willard, Charity Cannon.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Patronage of Isabel of Portugal
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 306 - 320.
Year of Publication: 1996.

28. Record Number: 3673
Author(s): McCash, June Hall.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women: An Overview [the author discusses the reasons for women's patronage of literature, art, and the Church including politics, religion, education for themselves or their children, and sources of entertainment for their court; she concludes by noting that one of women's motives for patronage "was the need to influence societal attitudes and make their voices heard." (p.34)].
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 1 - 49.
Year of Publication: 1996.

29. Record Number: 3678
Author(s): Parsons, John Carmi.
Contributor(s):
Title : Of Queens, Courts, and Books: Reflections on the Literary Patronage of Thirteenth-Century Plantagenet Queens [The author argues that royal brides who came from other countries brought a unique multicultural perspective that can be seen in the way they used literary patronage for political goals].
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 175 - 201.
Year of Publication: 1996.

30. Record Number: 1710
Author(s): Willard, Charity Cannon.
Contributor(s):
Title : Christine de Pizan's Allegorized Psalms [commissioned in Paris by Charles the Noble, King of Navarre, during a time of political troubles under Charles VI].
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 22., ( 1995):  Pages 317 - 324.
Year of Publication: 1995.

31. Record Number: 246
Author(s): Ward, Jennifer C.
Contributor(s):
Title : Mechthild von der Pfalz as Patroness: Aspects of Female Patronage in the Early Renaissance
Source: Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 22., ( 1995):  Pages 141 - 170. Special issue: Diversity
Year of Publication: 1995.

32. Record Number: 377
Author(s): Summit, Jennifer.
Contributor(s):
Title : William Caxton, Margaret Beaufort, and the Romance of Female Patronage ["Blanchardyn and Eglantine" as a sphere of masculine activity].
Source: Women, the Book and the Worldly: Selected Proceedings of the St. Hilda's Conference, 1993. Volume 2. [Volume 1: Women, the Book, and the Godly].   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor .   D.S.Brewer, 1995. Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 22., ( 1995):  Pages 151 - 165.
Year of Publication: 1995.

33. Record Number: 376
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Title : Lydgate's Lyrics and Women Readers
Source: Women, the Book and the Worldly: Selected Proceedings of the St. Hilda's Conference, 1993. Volume 2. [Volume 1: Women, the Book, and the Godly].   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor .   D.S.Brewer, 1995. Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 22., ( 1995):  Pages 139 - 149.
Year of Publication: 1995.

34. Record Number: 1683
Author(s): McKitterick, Rosamond.
Contributor(s):
Title : Ottonian Intellectual Culture in the Tenth Century and the Role of Theophano
Source: The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of the First Millennium.   Edited by Adelbert Davids .   Cambridge University Press, 1995. Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 22., ( 1995):  Pages 169 - 193.
Year of Publication: 1995.

35. Record Number: 395
Author(s): Whalen, Georges.
Contributor(s):
Title : Patronage Engendered: How Goscelin Allayed the Concerns of Nuns' Discriminatory Publics [Anglo-Norman influences detrimental to women's monastic communities].
Source: Women, the Book and the Godly: Selected Proceedings of the St. Hilda's Conference, 1993. Volume 1 [Volume 2: Women, the Book and the Worldly].   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor .   D.S. Brewer, 1995. Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 22., ( 1995):  Pages 123 - 135.
Year of Publication: 1995.

36. Record Number: 1551
Author(s): Jeffreys, Michael and Elizabeth Jeffreys
Contributor(s):
Title : Who Was Eirene the Sevastokratorissa? [argues that Eirene was of Western origins, probably a Norman, chosen to marry the son of the Emperor John II Komnenos in order to help bring the Normans into the Byzantine orbit].
Source: Byzantion , 64., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 40 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1994.

37. Record Number: 1550
Author(s): Garland, Lynda.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Eye of the Beholder: Byzantine Imperial Women and Their Public Image from Zoe Porphyrogenita to Euphrosyne Kamaterissa Doukaina (1028-1203) [analysis of the image and ceremonial role of empresses and women in the royal family based primarily on historians' accounts; empresses discussed include Zoe, Theodora, Aikaterina, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, Maria of Alania, Eirene, Anna Dalassena, Piroshka-Eirene, Bertha-Eirene of Sulzbach, and Mary of Antioch].
Source: Byzantion , 64., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 19 - 39. and Byzantion: Revue Internationale des Études Byzantines 64, 2 (1994): 261-313.
Year of Publication: 1994.

38. Record Number: 14686
Author(s): Derolez, Albert.
Contributor(s):
Title : A Renaissance Manuscript in the Hands of Margaret of York [The author describes a manuscript with a work by the Roman author Justinus, "In Trogi Pompei historias libri XLIV." It was inscribed by Margaret of York as "your loyal mother," presumably as a gift to either her step-daughter Mary or to Mary's husband, Maximilian of Austria. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Margaret of York, Simon Marmion, and "The Visions of Tondal": Papers Delivered at a Symposium organized by the Department of Manuscripts of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Collaboration with the Huntington Library and Art Collections, June 21-24, 1990.   Edited by Thomas Kren .   J. Paul Getty Museum, 1992. Early Medieval Europe , 1., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 99 - 102.
Year of Publication: 1992.

39. Record Number: 10213
Author(s): Kianka, Frances.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Letters of Demetrios Kydones to Empress Helena Kantakouzene Palaiologina [The author explores the relationship between the career government official and the empress as reflected in his letters. She was his literary patron and gave him good political advice when he was out of favor at court. Includes translations and commentaries on six letters from Kydones. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 46 (1992): 155-164. Homo Byzantinus: Papers in Honor of Alexander Kazhdan. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.

40. Record Number: 11110
Author(s): Willard, Charity Cannon.
Contributor(s):
Title : Christine de Pizan: From Poet to Political Commentator [The author analyzes and dates two little known works by Christine, "Livre de la prod'hommie de l'homme" and the "Livre de prudence" (which is in many respects identical to the first text). Willard suggests that the former was an early work immediately following the "Querelle de la Rose" writing and marks Christine's transition from poet to political moralist. While writing to attract the favor of princes, Christine felt duty bound to offer advice in regard to their behavior and to plead for them to aid France in its troubles. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Politics, Gender, and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Margaret Brabant .   Westview Press, 1992.  Pages 17 - 32.
Year of Publication: 1992.

41. Record Number: 8635
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Title : Women and the Writing of History in the Early Middle Ages: the Case of Abbess Matilda of Essen and Aethelweard [The author discusses Matilda of Essen's role as a preserver of history generally, and in the production of the Latin version of the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle," specifically. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Early Medieval Europe , 1., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 53 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1992.

42. Record Number: 6358
Author(s): Carrara, Eliana.
Contributor(s):
Title : Christine de Pizan: Biografia di una donna di lettere del XV secolo [Christine de Pizan was raised in her father's shadow and married young; left a widow, she had to support her children and her aged mother with her pen; she was mostly an author but also (it seems) a copyist; she particularly depended on the patronage of the French royal family].
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 29., (Giugno 1990):  Pages 65 - 81.
Year of Publication: 1990.

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Title : Christine de Pizan Presents her Book to Isabeau of Bavaria
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 29., (Giugno 1990):
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44. Record Number: 31187
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Title : Encomium Emmae: Emma Enthroned
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 29., (Giugno 1990):
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