Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 30105
Author(s): Laszlovszky, József
Title : "Fama sanctitatis" and the Emergence of St. Margaret's Cult in the Rural Countryside: The Canonization Process and Social Mobility in Thirteenth-Century Hungary [The author analyzes a family's testimony in the canonization process of Saint Margaret of Hungary in 1276. The mother found her infant son dead in bed next to her and prayed to Saint Margaret for help. A few hours later he came back to life. Laszlovsz
Source: Promoting the Saints: Cults and Their Contexts from Late Antiquity until the Early Modern Period. Essays in Honor of Gábor Klaniczay for His 60th Birthday.   Edited by Ottó Gecser, József Laszlovszky, Balázs Nagy, Marcell Sebok, and Katalin Szende .   Central European University Press, 2011.  Pages 103 - 123.
Year of Publication: 2011.

2. Record Number: 14118
Author(s): De Jonge, Krista.
Title : The Principal Residences in Mechelen: The Court of Cambrai and the Court of Savoy [The author briefly discusses Margaret of York's rebuilding of the residence known as the "Court of Cambrai" in Mechelen, Belgium. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.   Edited by Dagmar Eichberger .   Brepols, 2005.  Pages 56 - 66.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 8072
Author(s): Rees Jones, Sarah.
Title : Women's Influence on the Design of Urban Homes [The author argues that home ownership was more important to women than to men. Houses provided security, status, and a means for earning income. The physical environment of the home shaped the bourgeois ideal of female domesticity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski .   Cornell University Press, 2003.  Pages 190 - 211.
Year of Publication: 2003.

4. Record Number: 6227
Author(s): Richardson, Amanda.
Title : Seeing Gender in Architecture: A Study of Queens' Apartments in English Royal Palaces c. 1160-1547
Source: Seeing Gender: Perspectives on Medieval Gender and Sexuality. Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, King's College, London, January 4-6, 2002. .  2002.
Year of Publication: 2002.

5. Record Number: 6240
Author(s): Jenkens, A. Lawrence.
Title : Caterina Piccolomini and the Palazzo delle Papesse in Siena [the author surveys the works that ten secular women commissioned from the painter Neri di Bicci between 1453 and 1475; the author analyzes the group of women in terms of marital status and social class and compares them with the men who requested art works in Neri's records; women ordered significantly more works for display in churches rather than in homes and their works were more costly with gilt and expensive colors].
Source: Beyond Isabella: Secular Women Patrons of Art in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Sheryl E. Reiss and David G. Wilkins .   Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, Volume 54. Truman State University Press, 2001.  Pages 77 - 91.
Year of Publication: 2001.

6. Record Number: 2443
Author(s): Gilchrist, Roberta.
Title : Ambivalent Bodies: Gender and Medieval Archaeology [argues that medieval archaeology has been largely gender-neutral and has missed both female and male agency ; includes short case studies of the gift-exchange of women, burial and commemoration for women and men, and gender and housing].
Source: Invisible People and Processes: Writing Gender and Childhood into European Archaeology.   Edited by Jenny Moore and Eleanor Scott .   Leicester University Press, 1997.  Pages 42 - 58.
Year of Publication: 1997.

7. Record Number: 683
Author(s): McAuliffe, Mary.
Title : The Lady in the Tower: The Social and Political Role of Women in Tower Houses [responsible for food, hospitality, and comfort. Some women also built tower houses and waged war].
Source: The Fragility of Her Sex?: Medieval Irishwomen in Their European Context.   Edited by Christine Meek and Katherine Simms .   Four Courts Press, 1996.  Pages 153 - 162.
Year of Publication: 1996.

8. Record Number: 8479
Author(s): Gilchrist, Roberta.
Title : Medieval Bodies in the Material World: Gender, Stigma, and the Body [ The author addresses two issues, one of which concerns the defining of the gendered female body through high status architecture. The author compares the spaces for women in castles with female monasteries. She finds segregation and enclosure in both with physical boundaries to control access. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Framing Medieval Bodies.   Edited by Sarah Kay and Miri Rubin .   Manchester University Press, 1994.  Pages 43 - 61.
Year of Publication: 1994.

9. Record Number: 2729
Author(s): Battles, Paul.
Title : Of Graves, Caves, and Subterranean Dwellings: "Eorðscrœf" and "Eorðsele" in the "Wife's Lament" [argues that the two terms refer to a souterrain, an underground dwelling often used as a hiding place, especially for women; the author cites examples from archaeology and from Old English, Middle English, and Icelandic texts].
Source: Philological Quarterly , 73., 3 (Summer 1994):  Pages 267 - 286.
Year of Publication: 1994.

10. Record Number: 20785
Author(s): Larsen, Britta Martensen
Title : Die Bedeutung mittelalterlicher Miniaturen für Carl Th. Dreyers Film "La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc" [Analyzes the similarities between the sets designed by Hermann Warm for the 1927 film "La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc" and the illuminated miniatures in the Livre des Merveilles and Les très riches heures du Duc de Berry.Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte , 51., ( 1992):  Pages 136 - 149.
Year of Publication: 1992.

11. Record Number: 12692
Author(s): Kaske, R. E.
Title : Amnon and Thamar on a Misericord in a Hereford Cathedral [Although the majority of misericords appear to depict secular scenes, one misericord in the Hereford Cathedral may in fact depict a Biblical scene: the episode of Amnon and Thamar (here, Amnon makes advances toward his half-sister Thamar just before he rapes her). Rather than being too unsuitable or obscure for an appearance on a misericord, this episode of rape and incest was well known and often moralized by medieval commentators. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Traditio , 45., ( 1990):  Pages 1 - 10.
Year of Publication: 1990.

12. Record Number: 12700
Author(s): Fabianski, Marcin.
Title : Federigo da Montefeltro's "Studiolo" in Gubbio Reconsidered. Its Decoration and Its Iconographic Program: An Interpretation [The series of painted panels in a duke's study, attributed to fifteenth century painter Joos van Gent (also known as Justus of Ghent or Giusto da Guanto), depict men kneeling before female personifications of the Liberal Arts. Although the exact attribution, purpose, or arrangement of the panels is unknown, the author suggests a team of artists was instructed to follow a program of iconography of the Arts and Virtues, with revisions to the program (including the inclusion of a duke's likeness and an oration scene) made at the request of the patron. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Artibus et Historiae , 11., 22 ( 1990):  Pages 199 - 214.
Year of Publication: 1990.

13. Record Number: 28741
Title : April
Source: Artibus et Historiae , 11., 22 ( 1990):
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14. Record Number: 28743
Title : June
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Title : Christine de Pizan in her Study
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