Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 16578
Author(s): Yohe, Katherine Te Pas.
Title : Aelred's Guidelines for Physical Attractions [The author analyzes Aelred's text, "Speculum caritatis," and finds that physical attraction could only be tolerated under very special circumstances that led to an appreciation of the loved one's spiritual virtues; homosexual attraction is wicked and het
Source: Cîteaux: Revue d'Histoire Cistercienne , 46., 40241 ( 1995):  Pages 339 - 351.
Year of Publication: 1995.

2. Record Number: 11773
Title : Erotic Magic in Medieval Europe [The author argues that while medieval treatises on magic express a belief in the power of spells used to provoke and manipulate love and sex, medieval literature shows love as a force uncontrollable even by magic. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991. Cîteaux: Revue d'Histoire Cistercienne , 46., 40241 ( 1995):  Pages 30 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1991.