Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2211
Author(s): da Costa Fontes, Manuel.
Title : On Alfonso X's "Interrupted" Encounter with a "Soldadeira" [Alfonso's poem describes an encounter with a prostitute and uses religious parody to make a joke; in the poem the prostitute equates her pleasurable sexual torment with Christ's suffering on the cross].
Source: Revista de Estudios Hisp├ínicos , 31., 1 (Enero 1997):  Pages 93 - 101.
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 1459
Author(s): Elliott, Dyan.
Title : Sex in Holy Places: An Exploration of a Medieval Anxiety [exempla and theological writings deal with sex in churches, cemeteries, and other consecrated spots; some tales emphasized the danger and ritual pollution by describing the couple stuck together ("penis captivus" or "vaginismus") for public humiliation until blessed by divine intervention, while some theologians went so far as to forgive the rendering of the conjugal debt in holy places under extenuating circumstances].
Source: Journal of Women's History , 6., 3 (Fall 1994):  Pages 6 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1994.