Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7146
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rapp , Claudia.
  • Contributor(s):
  • Title: Figures of Female Sanctity: Byzantine Edifying Manuscripts and Their Audience [analysis of six manuscript collections of women saints' lives; the author argues that the intended audience was not always exclusively female and, furthermore, that women hagiographers and patrons did not always favor female saints].
  • Source URL: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 50 (1996): 313-344. Link Info target = '_blank'>Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 50 (1996): 313-344. Link Info
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Hagiography Liturgical Books Manuscripts Monasticism Readers Women in Literature Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
  • Related Resources:
  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; 1) Ann Arbor, Library of the University of Michigan, cod. 50. Fourteenth century.2) Athos, Dionysiou, cod. 166. Copied by the monk Kryillos at the expense of Gerasimos, 1616. Appendix 2, pages 343-344, discusses the scribe Kryillos and the production of m
  • Illustrations:
  • Table: Appendix I charts the saints' lives included in the six manuscripts along with the contents of the standard collections, the "Menologium" of Symeon Metaphrastes and the "Imperial Menologium."
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00707546
  • Material/Technique :
  • Rights: