Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3417
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Greilsammer , Myriam.
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  • Title: Le Mariage en pays flamand: un "fait social total" [The author identifies three cruical themes for marriag in the Low Countries in the late Middle Ages: 1)The superiority of the male, 2)The centrality of the female, and 3) The fear that men had for the dangers that women posed. Greilsammer examines these themes in the areas of popular culture and Church doctrine. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Marriage and Social Mobility in the Late Middle Ages/Marriage et mobilit√© sociale au bas moyen-√Ęge. Handelingen van het colloquieum gehouden te Gent op 18 april 1988.  Edited by W. PrevenierStudia Historica Gandensia.  Department of History of the Arts Faculty of the University of Gent, 1992.  Pages 60 - 98. Second printing, revised and corrected by the editor
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Husbands Marriage Misogyny Popular culture Raptus [Latin: Rape or Abduction Either Forcible or Consensual, Sometimes with the Intention of Marriage] Weddings Wives
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Hebrew University, Jerusalem
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: French
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