Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 27618
Author(s): Farina, Lara
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Title : Money, Books and Prayers: Anchoresses and Exchange in Thirteenth-century England [The author explores texts in the “Wooing Group,” analyzing the language of bargaining and exchange in the relationships the anchoress has both with Christ and her spiritual adviser. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Women and Wealth in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Theresa Earenfight The New Middle Ages. .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  Pages 171 - 185.
Year of Publication: 2010.

2. Record Number: 23257
Author(s): Marcelli, Nicoletta
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Title : A laude della gloriosa Annuntiata di Firenze: Una canzone e un capitolo ternario di Antonio di Matteo di Meglio [Antonio de Meglio was an employee of the chancery of Florence from 1404 to 1448. His song "Ave regina celi" honors the Virgin by recalling major events in her life. The divisions resemble the mysteries of the rosary. An edition of the text accompanies the article. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Interpres: Rivista di Studi Quattrocenteschi , 28., ( 2009):  Pages 132 - 179.
Year of Publication: 2009.

3. Record Number: 10535
Author(s): Clanchy, Michael.
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Title : Images of Ladies with Prayer Books: What Do They Signify? [The author analyzes a few images including those of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Yolande of Soissons. He is interested particularly in the meaning of private prayer for these women and the influence that their devotion to Mary had on the use of psalters and books of hours. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The church and the book: papers read at the 2000 Summer Meeting and the 2001 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.   Edited by R. N. Swanson Studies in Church History, 38.  2004. Interpres: Rivista di Studi Quattrocenteschi , 28., ( 2009):  Pages 106 - 122.
Year of Publication: 2004.

4. Record Number: 11424
Author(s): Candelaria, Lorenzo.
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Title : El Cavaller de Colunya. A Miracle of the Rosary in the Choirbooks of San Pedro Mártir de Toledo
Source: Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 221 - 264.
Year of Publication: 2004.

5. Record Number: 10570
Author(s): Pol, Frank van der.
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Title : The Book of Hours from the Sisters of Saint Agnes in Kampen: A Spiritual Guide for a Community of Worship [The author focuses on the community of the sisters of Saint Agnes, a female house of tertiaries, who were influenced by the Devotio Moderna. From their book of hours, he concentrates on two offices, the "Office of All Saints" and the "Office of Saint Agnes." The various experiences associated with death and dying are emphasized. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Spirituality renewed: studies on significant representatives of the Modern Devotion.   Edited by Hein Blommestijn, Charles Caspers, and Rijcklof Hofman Studies in spirituality. Supplement .  10 2003. Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 169 - 192.
Year of Publication: 2003.

6. Record Number: 11091
Author(s): Robertson, Elizabeth.
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Title : Savoring "Scienta": The Medieval Anchoress Reads "Ancrene Wisse" [The author explores the reading experience that the "Ancrene Wisse" afforded the anchoress. Though intended as a guide book, it also encouraged the devout reader to experience Christ's life and thus transcend the limits of the anchorhold. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: A Companion to "Ancrene Wisse."   Edited by Yoko Wada .   D. S. Brewer, 2003. Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 113 - 144.
Year of Publication: 2003.

7. Record Number: 9719
Author(s): Mecham, June L.
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Title : Reading Between the Lines: Compilation, Variation, and the Recovery of an Authentic Female Voice in the "Dornenkron" Prayer Books from Wienhausen
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 29., 2 (June 2003):  Pages 109 - 128.
Year of Publication: 2003.

8. Record Number: 5374
Author(s): Elsakkers, Marianne.
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Title : In Pain You Shall Bear Children (Gen. 3:16): Medieval Prayers for a Safe Delivery [The author argues in part that the rhythms of the "Peperit" charm helped a pregnant woman adjust to the different stages of labor; the Appendix reproduces the texts of four versions of the "Peperit" charm].
Source: Women and Miracle Stories: A Multidisciplinary Exploration.   Edited by Anne-Marie Korte Studies in the History of Religions, 88.   Brill, 2001. Magistra , 7., 1 (Summer 2001):  Pages 179 - 207.
Year of Publication: 2001.

9. Record Number: 5782
Author(s): Innes, Matthew.
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Title : Keeping It in the Family: Women and Aristocratic Memory, 700- 1200
Source: Medieval Memories: Men, Women, and the Past, 700-1300.   Edited by Elisabeth van Houts .   Women and Men in History Series. Longman, 2001. Journal of Medieval History , 29., 2 (June 2003):  Pages 17 - 35.
Year of Publication: 2001.

10. Record Number: 6928
Author(s): Clark, Robert L. A.
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Title : Constructing the Female Subject in Late Medieval Devotion [The author analyzes a number of devotional manuals addressed to laywomen and argues that the practices therein advised (prayer, fasting, etc.) empowered women, giving them choices and some control over their everyday lives. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Conduct.   Edited by Kathleen Ashley and Robert L. A. Clark .   Medieval Cultures, Volume 29. University of Minnesota Press, 2001. Journal of Medieval History , 29., 2 (June 2003):  Pages 160 - 182.
Year of Publication: 2001.

11. Record Number: 6079
Author(s): Taylor, Steven M.
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Title : Christine de Pizan's Spiritual Intercessions for Her Sisters in Christ [The author briefly surveys Christine's writings that incorporate prayers on behalf of women; he points out the importance of patience and the intercessory role of the Virgin Mary in these prayers].
Source: Magistra , 7., 1 (Summer 2001):  Pages 52 - 66.
Year of Publication: 2001.

12. Record Number: 4806
Author(s): Phillips, Helen.
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Title : Almighty and Al Merciable Queene: Marian Titles and Marian Lyrics [The author examines the contradictions in praising a woman so highly; in general the references to Mary cast female power as safely abstract].
Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.   Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley Johnson Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts .   Brepols, 2000. Magistra , 7., 1 (Summer 2001):  Pages 83 - 99.
Year of Publication: 2000.

13. Record Number: 5575
Author(s): Peikola, Matti.
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Title : And After All, Myn Aue-Marie Almost to the Ende: "Pierce the Ploughman's Crede" and Lolland Expositions of the "Ave Maria" [the author uses two Lollard commentaries to explain the objections to the "Ave Maria" prayer presented in "Pierce the Ploughman;" not only did Lollards object to the additions of words to the Bible text, but they were also opposed to the indulgences promised for reciting the prayer and their connections with the Pope; in an Appendix the author reproduces an indulgence on the "Ave Maria" in Middle English from Cambridge, Trinity College, MS R.3.21, fol. 216v].
Source: English Studies , 81., 4 ( 2000):  Pages 273 - 292.
Year of Publication: 2000.

14. Record Number: 8490
Author(s): Mirri, Luciana.
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Title : La preghiera nella "Vita Sanctae Mariae Aegyptiacae [The story of Mary of Egypt, prostitute turned hermit, entered Latin hagiography through a text by Paul the Deacon. The legend includes accounts of personal prayer by Abba Zosimus and Mary plus echoes of the liturgy, especially monastic usages. Zosimus helped Mary leave the life of the body for the prayerful inward life of the soul. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studia Patristica , 35., ( 1999):  Pages 466 - 483.
Year of Publication: 1999.

15. Record Number: 5697
Author(s): Bennett, Adelaide.
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Title : A Woman's Power of Prayer Versus the Devil in a Book of Hours, of ca. 1300 [The author argues that the manuscript is highly personalized with an emphasis on the female owner's need to repent, fight sin, and oppose the devil; even in the hours of the Virgin the initials depict worldly pleasures to be avoided].
Source: Image and Belief: Studies in Celebration of the Eightieth 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, 1999. English Studies , 81., 4 ( 2000):  Pages 89 - 108.
Year of Publication: 1999.

16. Record Number: 11863
Author(s): Morgan, Nigel.
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Title : Texts and Images of Marian Devotion in English Twelfth-Century Monasticism and Their Influence on the Secular Church [The author briefly discusses surviving evidence, mostly from male Benedictine houses, which involves both devotional and theological material including liturgy, prayers, miracles, exempla, and controversial works, particularly concerning the Conception of the Virgin. Imags of Mary rely on intellectual and theological symbolism rather than on the humanized and affective portrayals that became popular in the thirteenth century. Common motifs include the Virgin as Ecclesia, Wisdom, Bride of Christ, and a crowned queen. Both images and texts were transmitted to the secular world. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Monasteries and society in medieval Britain: proceedings of the 1994 Harlaxton Symposium.   Edited by Benjamin Thompson Harlaxton medieval studies .   Stamford Watkins , 1999. English Studies , 81., 4 ( 2000):  Pages 117 - 136.
Year of Publication: 1999.

17. Record Number: 5562
Author(s): Manion, Margaret M.
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Title : Women, Art, and Devotion: Three French Fourteenth-Century Royal Prayer Books [The author argues that the three prayerbooks were produced by the same group of skilled illuminators under the influence of Franciscan and Dominican spirituality; however, each book has many unique texts and illustrations adapted to the needs and interes
Source: The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship.   Edited by Margaret M. Manion and Bernard J. Muir .   University of Exeter Press, 1998. Studia Patristica , 35., ( 1999):  Pages 21 - 66.
Year of Publication: 1998.

18. Record Number: 4223
Author(s): Hamburger, Jeffrey.
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Title : The Picture Book of Madame Marie [The author discusses the devotional book of "Madame Marie" in light of two recent monographs devoted to it].
Source: Scriptorium , 52., 1 ( 1998):  Pages 413 - 428.
Year of Publication: 1998.

19. Record Number: 3618
Author(s): Wrightson, Kellinde.
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Title : Drápa af Maríugrát, the Joys and Sorrows of the Virgin and Christ, and the Dominican Rosary
Source: Saga Book , 24., 5 ( 1997):  Pages 283 - 292.
Year of Publication: 1997.

20. Record Number: 2913
Author(s): Forman, Mary, O.S.B.
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Title : Gertrud of Helfta's "Herald of Divine Love": Revelations Through "Lectio Divina"
Source: Magistra , 3., 2 (Winter 1997):  Pages 3 - 27.
Year of Publication: 1997.

21. Record Number: 1196
Author(s): Sinclair, K. V.
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Title : Un élément datable de la piété du "livre de la vertu du sacrement de mariage et du reconfort des dames mariees" de Philippe de Mézières [analysis of the thirteenth chapter "Oroison a la Vierge Marie"].
Source: Recherches de Théologie ancienne et médiévale , 63., ( 1996):  Pages 156 - 176.
Year of Publication: 1996.

22. Record Number: 1112
Author(s): Ziolkowski, Jan M.
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Title : The Erotic Pater Noster, Redux [see earlier articles in Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 88 (1987): 31-34, and 89 (1988): 212-214].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 97., 3 ( 1996):  Pages 329 - 332.
Year of Publication: 1996.

23. Record Number: 1360
Author(s): Bennett, Adelaide.
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Title : A Thirteenth-Century French Book of Hours for Marie [Marie, a laywoman, is named in one of the prayers; the manuscript is significant for its numerous and varied representations of women. Sixteen out of twenty-one historiated initials portray laywomen in religious devotion or in family scenes].
Source: Journal of the Walters Art Gallery , 54., ( 1996):  Pages 21 - 37.
Year of Publication: 1996.

24. Record Number: 1182
Author(s): Hardman, Phillipa.
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Title : Lydgate's "Life of Our Lady": A Text in Transition
Source: Medium Aevum , 65., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 248 - 268.
Year of Publication: 1996.

25. Record Number: 521
Author(s): Richards, Marie.
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Title : Community and Poverty in the Reformed Order of St. Clare in the Fifteenth Century
Source: Journal of Religious History , 19., 1 (June 1995):  Pages 10 - 25.
Year of Publication: 1995.

26. Record Number: 1709
Author(s): Margolis, Nadia.
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Title : La progression polémique, spirituelle et personelle dans les écrits religieux de Christine de Pizan
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Journal of Religious History , 19., 1 (June 1995):  Pages 297 - 316.
Year of Publication: 1995.

27. Record Number: 1710
Author(s): Willard, Charity Cannon.
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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. Journal of Religious History , 19., 1 (June 1995):  Pages 317 - 324.
Year of Publication: 1995.

28. Record Number: 507
Author(s): Brown, Michelle P.
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Title : Female Book- Ownership in England During the Ninth Century: The Evidence of the Prayerbooks [Seventh Biennial Meeting of the International Society of Anglo- Saxonists, "Old and New Ways in the Study of Anglo- Saxon Culture," Stanford University, August 6-12, 1995. Session 8].
Source: Old English Newsletter , 28., 3 (Spring 1995):
Year of Publication: 1995.

29. Record Number: 2306
Author(s): McCabe, Maureen, O.C.S.O.
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Title : The Scriptures and Personal Identity: A Study in the "Exercises" of St. Gertrud
Source: Hidden Springs: Cistercian Monastic Women. Book Two. Medieval Religious Women Volume Three.   Edited by John A. Nichols and Lillian Thomas Shank, O.S.C.O Cistercian Studies Series .   Cistercian Publications, 1995. Old English Newsletter , 28., 3 (Spring 1995):  Pages 497 - 507.
Year of Publication: 1995.

30. Record Number: 1652
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Title : Costanza de Castilla and the Gynaeceum of Compassion [Costanza, royal princess and prioress, wrote for a female audience and celebrated the feminine virtues of compassion and motherhood].
Source: Writing Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain: The Mothers of Saint Teresa of Avila. Ronald E. Surtz .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. Old English Newsletter , 28., 3 (Spring 1995):  Pages 41 - 67.
Year of Publication: 1995.

31. Record Number: 2307
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Title : Taste and See the Goodness of the Lord: Mechtild of Hackeborn
Source: Hidden Springs: Cistercian Monastic Women. Book Two. Medieval Religious Women Volume Three.   Edited by John A. Nichols and Lillian Thomas Shank, O.S.C.O Cistercian Studies Series .   Cistercian Publications, 1995. Old English Newsletter , 28., 3 (Spring 1995):  Pages 509 - 524.
Year of Publication: 1995.

32. Record Number: 5052
Author(s): Kamerick, Kathleen.
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Title : Patronage and Devotion in the Prayer Book of Anne of Brittany, Newberry Library MS 83 [The author analyzes the prayer book, arguing that the individualized contents reflect the queen's concerns including safe delivery from childbirth, private prayers during Mass, and the steps necessary to earn indulgences].
Source: Manuscripta , 39., 1 (March 1995):  Pages 40 - 50.
Year of Publication: 1995.

33. Record Number: 4392
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Title : Invitations of the Divine Heart: The Mystical Writings of Mechthild of Hackeborn [The author emphasizes the Christocentric motif of Mechthild's "Book of Special Grace" which was learned and nurtured in the liturgy].
Source: American Benedictine Review , 45., 3 (September 1994):  Pages 321 - 338.
Year of Publication: 1994.

34. Record Number: 1642
Author(s): Peters, Brad.
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Title : Julian of Norwich and the Internalized Dialogue of Prayer
Source: Mystics Quarterly , 20., 4 (December 1994):  Pages 122 - 130.
Year of Publication: 1994.

35. Record Number: 5334
Author(s): Folda, Jaroslav
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Title : A Twelfth-Century Prayerbook for the Queen of Jerusalem [the author argues that the manuscript was commissioned by King Fulk for his wife, Queen Melisende, as part of his efforts to moderate her anger following his ill treatment of Hugh, Count of Jaffa; the manuscript illuminations, ivory bookcovers, and silk covering combine decorative motifs from Melisende's Orthodox-Crusader Eastern heritage with Fulk's Anglo-Angevin inheritance].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 8., ( 1993):  Pages 1 - 14.
Year of Publication: 1993.

36. Record Number: 10242
Author(s): Mahoney, Dhira B.
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Title : Margery Kempe’s Tears and the Power Over Language [Margery’s tears play a significant role in her attempt to define herself and her role in society. She communicates her unique status to others through her tears. Weeping marks her as a woman who is both of the world while remaining apart from it, and she demonstrates her power outside of language by means of her tears and prayers. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Sandra J. McEntire .   Garland Publishing, 1992. Medieval Perspectives , 8., ( 1993):  Pages 37 - 50.
Year of Publication: 1992.

37. Record Number: 13056
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Title : Tradition et renouveau dans la "Ballade pour prier Notre Dame" de Villon [The author argues that the poet entreats his mother to recite his prayer because she is a humble believer. Villon's rhetoric and acrostic signature suggest that he puts his faith in the powers of literature. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Romance Quarterly , 38., 4 (November 1991):  Pages 387 - 397.
Year of Publication: 1991.

38. Record Number: 13047
Author(s): O'Gorman, Richard.
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Title : A Middle French Prayer to the Virgin against the Seven Deadly Sins: Text of Copenhagen, MS Gl. kgl. Saml. 3447 [Article concludes with the text of the prayer, "Oroison devote a la Vierge Marie mere de Dieu contre les sept pechiez mortelz." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Manuscripta , 35., 2 (July 1991):  Pages 138 - 145.
Year of Publication: 1991.

39. Record Number: 12870
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Title : Chaucer's Singular Prayer [The author studies Chaucer's An ABC as a prayer addressing the Virgin Mary. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medium Ævum , 59., 2 ( 1990):  Pages 191 - 213.
Year of Publication: 1990.

40. Record Number: 28752
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Title : Portrait of Female Donor
Source: Medium Ævum , 59., 2 ( 1990):
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41. Record Number: 28770
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Title : Saint Hedwig of Silesia with Duke Ludwig of Legnica and Brieg and Duchess Agnés
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42. Record Number: 28842
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Title : Scenes from the Passion of Christ
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43. Record Number: 28846
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Title : Scenes from the Life of St. Radegund
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Title : Andrew II of Hungary and Gertrude of Andechs
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Title : St. Bernadino Preaching in the Campo
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Title : Vision of St. Bridget
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47. Record Number: 32144
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Title : Margaret Irby's Daughters
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48. Record Number: 36280
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Title : Saint Catherine of Bologna with Three Donors
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49. Record Number: 39193
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Title : Perceval meets with his aunt, a recluse or anchoress
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