Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5148
Author(s): Hen, Yitzhak.
Title : Milites Christi utriusque sexus: Gender and the Politics of Conversion in the Circle of Boniface [The author argues that Boniface gave nuns new roles in inculcating Christian ideas and values; the author cites the case study of Leoba who had direct interaction with the people she had come to teach].
Source: Revue Bénédictine , 109., 40180 ( 1999):  Pages 17 - 31.
Year of Publication: 1999.

2. Record Number: 3233
Author(s): Yorke, Barbara.
Title : The Bonifacian Mission and Female Religious in Wessex
Source: Early Medieval Europe , 7., 2 ( 1998):  Pages 145 - 172.
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 7170
Author(s): Lazzari, Loredana.
Title : Regine, badesse, sante: il contributo della donna anglosassone all'evangelizzazione (secc. VII e VIII) [Anglo-Saxon women inherited a peacemaking role from their Germanic ancestors while adding a new responsibility for spreading the gospel. Well-born Anglo-Saxon nuns might become abbesses, even of double houses. Holy nuns feature prominently in Anglo-Saxon hagiography, and Aldhelm wrote on virginity for nuns. Later generations of nuns were more thoroughly subjected to male authority. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Studi Medievali , 39., 2 (Dicembre 1998):  Pages 601 - 632.
Year of Publication: 1998.

4. Record Number: 1193
Author(s): Wallace, D. Patricia.
Title : Feminine Rhetoric and the Epistolary Tradition: The Boniface Correspondence [discusses letters written by Eangyth and Bugga and Abbess Ecgburg to Boniface and letters from the nun Berhtgyth to her brother Balthard].
Source: Women's Studies , 24., 3 ( 1995):  Pages 229 - 246. Special Issue: Issues in Medieval and Renaissance Scholarship
Year of Publication: 1995.