Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9325
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lee , Becky R.
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  • Title: The Purification of Women After Childbirth: A Window onto Medieval Perceptions of Women [The author suggests that women may have seen childbirth and the attendant rituals, including churching, as an opportunity for gender reversal and time to spend with other women].
  • Source: Florilegium 14, ( 1995- 1996): Pages 43 - 55.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Blood Chastity Churching Confessors' Handbooks Marriage Menstruation Ritual Purity Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Toronto
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  • Year of Publication: 1995- 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07095201
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