Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5469
Author(s): Hoffman, Valerie J.
Title : Muslim Sainthood, Women, and the Legend of Sayyida Nafisa [Sayyida Nafisa (762- 824 A.D.), a descendant of the Prophet, was celebrated for her religious learning but in most respects was the ideal submissive woman- shy, modest, weak, and taken advantage of by her husband; the text about her life (pages 125- 139)
Source: Women Saints in World Religions.   Edited by Arvind Sharma .   State University of New York Press, 2000.  Pages 107 - 144.
Year of Publication: 2000.