Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4782
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  • Title: Writing and Sodomy in the Inquisitorial Trial (1495- 496) of Tecla Servent [Tecla Servent was a Spanish visionary and married laywoman who, despite her humble birth and gender, criticized the Church hierarchy. Her neighbors and noble patrons valued her messages from God, but her letter to the pope drew the ire of theologians and the Inquisition. The Appendix presents the Catalan text and English translation of her letter to the pope. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Marriage and Sexuality in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Hispanic Issues, Volume 26.  Edited by Eukene Lacarra Lanz.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 197 - 213.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Inquisition Lay Piety Mystics Popes Servent, Tecla, Mystic- Letter Visions Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: Catalan;English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415936349
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