Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 20357
Author(s): Fabbri, Lorenzo
Title : I carteggi familiari degli Strozzi e il tema del matrimonio: un'esperienza di ricerca [Private papers like those of the Strozzi family cast light on marriage negotiations in fifteenth century Florence. The letters of Alessandra Strozzi and Marco Pareti, her brother-in-law, reveal personal qualities sought in the brides for her sons, as well as practical issues like dowry. The character and appearance of the prospective bride were as important as the size of her dowry. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome. Moyen âge , 117., 1 ( 2005):  Pages 223 - 237.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 5392
Author(s): Doglio, Maria Luisa.
Title : Letter Writing, 1350-1650 [The author gives a brief profile of a handful of women letter writers including St. Catherine of Siena and Alessandra Strozzi for the Middle Ages].
Source: A History of Women's Writing in Italy.   Edited by Letizia Panizza and Sharon Wood .   Cambridge University Press, 2000. Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome. Moyen âge , 117., 1 ( 2005):  Pages 13 - 24.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 7450
Author(s): Angiolini, Franco.
Title : Schiave [In the Middle Ages, slaves brought into Italy primarily came from the Black Sea region, and most were women. The sixteenth century saw an inversion of the gender ratio, as well as fresh supplies from Africa, the Balkans, and, for a time, Muslim Granada. There also was a shift from domestic to agricultural bondage. Slave women were exploited sexually, but some attained manumission through marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Il Lavoro delle donne.   Edited by Angela Groppi .   Storia delle donne in Italia. Editori Laterza, 1996. Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome. Moyen âge , 117., 1 ( 2005):  Pages 92 - 115.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 8574
Author(s): Crabb, Ann Morton.
Title : How Typical Was Alessandra Macinghi Strozzi of Fifteenth-Century Florentine Widows? [The author studies a Florentine widow who became an agent and representative of her family (a role normally unavailable to patrician women, but one that carried many hardships) after her husband's death in exile. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome. Moyen âge , 117., 1 ( 2005):  Pages 47 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1992.