Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 12877
Author(s): Carosi, Carlo.
Title : Il document notarile, prova privilegiata in materia di eventi straordinari e miracolosi: la Madonna Bianca di Portovenere (1399) [Notaries were supposed to attest that their documents conformed to reality, including the reporting of miracles. One report was the miraculous glowing image of the Virgin Mary from Portovenere (1399). This "White Madonna" appears in local documents over three centuries. A confraternity rallied round the image briefly, but it was extinguished by the plague in 1400. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Notai, miracoli e culto dei santi: pubblicita e autenticazione del sacro tra XII e XV secolo, Atti del Seminario internazionale, Roma, 5-7 dicembre 2002.   Edited by Raimondo Michetti .   Dott. A. Giuffre editore, 2004.  Pages 73 - 96.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 3770
Author(s): Angelos, Mark.
Title : Urban Women, Investment, and the Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages
Source: Women in Medieval Western European Culture.   Edited by Linda E. Mitchell .   Garland Publishing, 1999.  Pages 257 - 272.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 5001
Author(s): Polonio, Valeria.
Title : Il monachesimo femminile in Liguria dalle origini al XII secolo [Evidence for women's monasticism in Liguria is sparse before Lombard domination was established in the seventh century. Thereafter nobles can be found establishing monasteries for women. By the thirteenth century Genoa both had its own monasteries and competed for control of other houses with local nobles. Small Benedictine houses were eclipsed eventually by new orders like the Cistercians].
Source: Il monachesimo femminile in Italia dall' Alto Medioevo al secolo XVII a confronto con l' oggi.   Edited by Gabriella Zarri .   San Pietro in Cariano: Il Segno dei Gabrielli editori, 1997.  Pages 87 - 119.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 7449
Author(s): Greci, Roberto.
Title : Donne e corporazioni: La Fluidità di un rapporto [Women played a subordinate role in the Italian urban economy, but they were involved in various trades. They were particularly active in making cloth. Guilds marginalized women, even when women were involved in making goods. Women also played a significant role as innkeepers and small-scale retailers. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Il Lavoro delle donne.   Edited by Angela Groppi .   Storia delle donne in Italia. Editori Laterza, 1996.  Pages 71 - 91.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. 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.  Pages 92 - 115.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 746
Author(s): Epstein, Steven A.
Title : The Medieval Family: A Place of Refuge and Sorrow [examples of violence, exploitation, and incest in Genoese families; also looks at entries in Giovanni Balbi's dictionary relating to family].
Source: Portraits of Medieval and Renaissance Living: Essays in Honor of David Herlihy.   Edited by Samual K. Cohn, Jr. and Steven A. Epstein .   University of Michigan Press, 1996.  Pages 149 - 171.
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 382
Author(s): Origone, Sandra.
Title : Marriage Connections Between Byzantium and the West in the Age of the Palaiologoi [case studies of Irene of Montferrat, Rita- Maria Xene, a princess of Armenia, Anne of Savoy, and Sophia of Montferrat].
Source: Mediterranean Historical Review , 10., 40180 (June/Dec. 1995):  Pages 226 - 241. Special Issue: International Contacts in the Medieval Mediterranean: Studies in Honour of David Jacoby. Ed. Benjamin Arbel. Tel Aviv University; Frank Cass, 1995.
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 1308
Author(s): Angelos, Mark.
Title : Women in Genoese "Commenda" Contracts, 1155-1216 [one out of four commenda contracts, investment partnerships for Mediterranean trade, involved women].
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 20., 4 (December 1994):  Pages 299 - 312. Special Issue: The Genoese and Their Rivals in Medieval Mediterranean Commerce: Studies in Honour of Hilmar C. Krueger on His Ninetieth Birthday.
Year of Publication: 1994.