Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11722
Author(s): Greenspan, Kate.
Title : Matre Donante: The Embrace of Christ as the Virgin's Gift in the Visions of 13th-Century Italian Women [The author examines accounts of visionaries who were invited to embrace the Christ child by the Virgin Mary. In becoming a second mother they took on some of Mary's intercessory functions and advocated for sinners. Greenspan analyzes in particular the "vita" of Agnes of Montepulciano written by Rayomond of Capua. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studia Mystica , 13., 40212 ( 1990):  Pages 26 - 37.
Year of Publication: 1990.