Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 6946
Author(s): Dronke, Peter.
Title : Medieval Sibyls: Their Character and Their "Auctoritas" [The author analyzes a 7th century Latin poem from Spain, two French texts from the 12th century, and two German poems from the 14th century. The author traces several folklore motifs involving the Sibyl as the Queen of Sheba, frequently with a goose foot which is miraculously cured after she foresees and honors Christ's future sacrifice. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studi Medievali , 36., 2 (Dicembre 1995):  Pages 581 - 615.
Year of Publication: 1995.

2. Record Number: 12769
Author(s): Beck, Jonathan.
Title : Genesis, Sexual Antagonism, and the Defective Couple of the Twelfth-Century "Jeu d'Adam" [The author discusses the Jeu d’Adam, a medieval French play which, in retelling the story of Genesis, dramatizes the discord between Adam and Eve (portrayed in the play as a defective couple). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Representations , 29., ( 1990):  Pages 124 - 144.
Year of Publication: 1990.