Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7810
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bunt , Gerrit H.V.
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  • Title: A Wife There Was for Alexander the Great [The author briefly surveys the female characters in medieval English literature dealing with Alexander the Great. Several texts mention his wife Roxane and her efforts to save him from suicide. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: A Wyf Ther Was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck.  Edited by Juliette Dor.  English Department, University of Li├Ęge, 1992.  Pages 41 - 48.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Alexander the Great in Literature Literature- Prose Literature- Verse Roxane, Wife of Alexander the Great (Literary Figure) Wives in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Groningen
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2872330046
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