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1. Record Number: 29256
Author(s): Rowe, Nina,
Title : Rethinking "Ecclesia" and "Synagoga" in the Thirteenth Century [The author argues that the representation of "Synagoga" in the sculptural programs at Bamberg, Reims, and Strasbourg was meant to project a view of Judaism as subordinate to "Ecclesia" triumphant and to the kingly rulers on the portals. Title note suppl
Source: Gothic Art and Thought in the Later Medieval Period: Essays in Honor of Willibald Sauerländer.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Penn State University Press, 2011.  Pages 264 - 291.
Year of Publication: 2011.

2. Record Number: 17748
Author(s): Dietl, Cora
Title : The Virgin, the Church, and the Heathens: The Innsbruck "Ludus de assumptione beatae Mariae virginis" [The author examines a German language play about the Assumption of the Virgin Mary found in a late 14th Century manuscript. The play presents Mary as mediator and emphasizes the malignity and deceit of the Jews who want to burn her body in revenge. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: European Medieval Drama , 10., ( 2006):  Pages 187 - 205.
Year of Publication: 2006.

3. Record Number: 20780
Author(s): Eckhard, Simon
Title : The First German Mary Assumption Play (c.1300) and the Mary Portal of Strasbourg Cathedral [Investigates the relationship between thirteenth and fourteenth century German Assumption plays, the Song of Solomon/Song of Songs, and the carvings of Strasbourg Cathedral. Focuses on the plays' and carvings' use of the figures of "Ecclesia" as bride and God as Solomon, with God/Solomon's embrace of "Synagoga" acting as a device to encourage the conversion of Jews. The relationship between Mary and the figure of "Ecclesia" is also discussed. Title note supplied by Feminae].
Source: European Medieval Drama , 9., ( 2005):  Pages 1 - 23.
Year of Publication: 2005.

4. Record Number: 20781
Author(s): Kovacs, Lenke
Title : The Staging of the "Ludus de assumptione beatae Mariae virginis" (cod. 960, University Library, Innsbruck) [Describes the variations of stage settings and performance venues used for Assumption plays, emphasizing how practical concerns (such as needing to silence the audience) were incorporated into play scripts. Examines the relationship between the Virgin Mary and the Bride in the Song of Songs, and the depiction of Jews and Jerusalem. Title note supplied by Feminae].
Source: European Medieval Drama , 9., ( 2005):  Pages 25 - 34.
Year of Publication: 2005.

5. Record Number: 10662
Title : Reading Queenship in Cynewulf's "Elene" [The author argues that Cynewulf wanted his audience to read Elene both typologically and as a figure relevant to three different historical periods: early Christian Rome, the present age of the tenth century, and a Golden Age of English conversion. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 33, 1 (Winter 2003): 47-89. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2003.

6. Record Number: 3269
Author(s): Storey, Ann.
Title : A Theophany of the Feminine: Hildegard of Bingen, Elisabeth of Schönau, and Herrad of Landsberg [The author explores the female aspects of the divine that are found in the three women's writings and the illustrations accompanying Herrad's and Hildegard's works].
Source: Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 19, 1 (Spring/Summer 1998):16-20. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.

7. Record Number: 3141
Author(s): Spreadbury, Jo.
Title : The Gender of the Church: The Female Image of"Ecclesia" in the Middle Ages [explores the tensions between the female "Ecclesia" holding a chalice and women who were forbidden the priesthood and limited in their access to the sacrament].
Source: Gender and Christian religion: papers read at the 1996 Summer Meeting and the 1997 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.   Edited by R. N. Swanson Studies in Church History, 34.  1998.  Pages 93 - 103.
Year of Publication: 1998.

8. Record Number: 1566
Author(s): Yoshikawa, Naoë Kukita.
Title : Searching for the Image of New "Ecclesia": Margery Kempe's Spiritual Pilgrimage Reconsidered
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 11., ( 1996):  Pages 125 - 138. Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Southeastern Medieval Association
Year of Publication: 1996.

9. Record Number: 8675
Author(s): Consolino, Franca Ela
Title : L'Invenzione di una biografia: Almanno di Hautvillers e la vita di sant'Elena [Shortly after relics of Saint Helen were stolen from Rome and deposited at Hautvillers, Alamannus was commissioned to write a biography of the saint. He used classical, as well as Biblical and patristic, allusions in the composition of this life. Both the Biblical figures and Helena's finding of the True Cross connect the saint to the figure of "Ecclesia," the Church who finds Christ. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Hagiographica: Rivista di agiografia e biografia della società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino/ Journal of Hagiography and Biography of Società Internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino , 1., ( 1994):  Pages 81 - 100.
Year of Publication: 1994.