Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1659
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Billy , Dennis J.
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  • Title: Translatio fontis et passio martyris: Narrative Diptych in Hrotsvitha's "Gongolfus" [Hrotsvitha wrote a short hagiographical poem about the life and miracles of Saint Gongolf, the patron of cuckolded husbands. Gongolf was a saintly warrior who performed miracles including ones that revealed the guilt of his adulterous wife. Hrotsvitha emphasizes the power of faith in her text. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Germanic Notes 22, 40241 ( 1991): Pages 67 - 71.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Cuckolds in Literature Gongolf, Saint Hagiography Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim, Dramatist- Passio Sancti Gongolfi Martyris Husbands in Literature Latin Literature Literature- Verse Miracles Wives in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 10
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  • Author's Affiliation: Accademia Alfonsiana
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00168882
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