Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14134
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Klapisch-Zuber , Christiane.
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  • Title: Les Femmes et la mort à la fin du moyen age [the author provides an overview of female mortality based on statistics taken from Florentine ricordanze (which often included family memoirs) for both girls and married women; the author notes the discrepancy in female versus male survival rates with men living in significantly larger proportions from childhood onward; the author also notes the higher mortality rates for women due to death during childbirth].
  • Source: Ilaria del Carretto e il suo monumento: la donna nell'arte, la cultura, e la società del '400. Atti del convegno Internazionale di Studi, 15-16-17 Settembre, 1994, Palazzo Ducale, Lucca.  Edited by Stéphane Toussaint. Translated by Clotilde Soave Bowe..  Edizioni S. Marco Litotipo, 1995.  Pages 207 - 221.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Childbirth Death Demography Florence Girls Mortality Ricordanze, Daybooks Kept by Italian Merchants and Artisans Statistics Wives
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: French
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