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1. Record Number: 44625
Author(s): Aurell, Martin
Title : Joan of England and Al-'Âdil’s Harem: The Impossible Marriage between Christians and Muslims (Eleventh–Twelfth Centuries) (The Allen Brown Memorial Lecture)
Source: Anglo-Norman Studies: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2020 , 43., ( 2021):  Pages 1 - 14. This journal is available with a subscription from JSTOR: https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv1q16rh1.6 and from Cambridge University Press: https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781800102934%23c1/type/book_part
Year of Publication: 2021.

2. Record Number: 44897
Author(s): Friedrich II, ,
Title : Women in the Sicilian Laws of Frederick II
Source: The Intolerant Middle Ages: A Reader.   Edited by Eugene Smelyansky .   University of Toronto Press, 2020. Anglo-Norman Studies: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2020 , 43., ( 2021):  Pages 216 - 222.
Year of Publication: 2020.

3. Record Number: 43476
Author(s): Wolsing, Ivo,
Title : “Look, there comes the half-man!” Delegitimising Tancred of Lecce in Peter of Eboli’s Liber ad honorem Augusti
Source: Al-Masaq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean , 31., 3 ( 2019):  Pages 323 - 337. Available with a subscription from Taylor & Francis Online: https://doi.org/10.1080/09503110.2018.1557480
Year of Publication: 2019.

4. Record Number: 36623
Author(s): Pietro da Eboli, ,
Contributor(s): Hood, Gwenyth, trans.
Title : Book in Honor of Augustus
Source: Book in Honor of Augustus (Liber ad Honorem Augusti). Pietro da Eboli   Edited by Gwenyth Hood Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 398.   ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies), 2012. Al-Masaq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean , 31., 3 ( 2019):  Pages 73 - 361.
Year of Publication: 2012.

5. Record Number: 19983
Author(s): Mulè, Viviana
Title : L'Inventario dei beni dell'Infanta Isabella d'Aragona prima contessa di Caltabellotta [The author discusses the inventory of goods belonging to Isabella of Aragon, daughter of Frederick III of Sicily and wife of Raymond, count of Caltabellotta. The inventory was prepared in 1334 in connection with her will when Isabella was a widow. She had earlier brought lands and moveable goods to her husband, one of her father's lieutenants. In her inventory Isabella possessed many valuble objects, both secular and religious, including silks and pearls. The appendix presents two transcribed documents in Latin: 1) Inventory of the goods of Isabella of Caltabellotta (1334) and 2) Excerpt from Rosario Gregorio's "Biblioteca scriptorum qui res in Sicilia gestas sub Aragonum imperio retulere," concerning events in 1338. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Schede Medievali , 41., (gennaio-dicembre 2003):  Pages 69 - 96.
Year of Publication: 2003.

6. Record Number: 14583
Author(s): Russo, Maria Antonietta
Title : Sciacca, l'Infanta Eleonora e Guglielmo Peralta: tre nomi intrecciati in un'unica storia [Eleanor of Aragon, a niece of King Peter II of Sicily, married Guglielmo Peralta, count of Caltabellotta in Sicily. Eleanor played a prominent role in the affairs of the Peralta family after the deaths of her husband and of Nicola, their son. She was named guardian of her granddaughters in Nicola's will. Eleanor also was an important patron of monastic foundations. The appendix presents an edited version of Count Nicola's testament in Latin dated 1398. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Schede medievali , 38., ( 2000):  Pages 277 - 294.
Year of Publication: 2000.

7. Record Number: 21265
Author(s): Milisenda, Floriana
Title : l monasteri delle Clarisse in Sicilia nel XIII e nel XIV secolo [The first monastery of the Poor Clares in Sicily was founded at Catania after 1228. Most of the houses were founded in the 14th century. This slow growth can be attributed to political turmoil in the 13th century. The growth in the following century owed much to royal patronage. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Collectanea Franciscana , 70., 40241 ( 2000):  Pages 485 - 519.
Year of Publication: 2000.

8. Record Number: 6678
Author(s): Tamburri, Pascual.
Title : Bianca, regina di Sicilia e di Navarra: Pamplona (Spagna), 26-29 ottobre 1998 [this conference focused on Bianca, daughter of Charles III of Navarre; through successive husbands she was queen of Sicily and then of Navarre; her marriage to Martin "the Younger" of Sicily was just one of several ties between Navarre and the island kingdom; her marriage to Juan II, King of Navarre, helped their claim to the Navarrese throne in succession to her father, who lacked a male heir].
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 47., (giugno 1999):  Pages 289 - 294.
Year of Publication: 1999.

9. Record Number: 5483
Author(s): Stelladoro, Maria.
Title : Agiografia e Agiologia nel "Bios" di S. Marina di Scanio ("BHG" 1170) [Daniel's life of Marina of Scanio represents the last stage of Sicilian Greek; young Maria insisted on undertaking a religious life as Marina; later she went on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem dressed as a man, Marino; this cross dressing is one of the common Greek literary and hagiographic motifs found in Daniel's life of Marina; after returning home from pilgrimage Marina died at a young age].
Source: Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik , 48., ( 1998):  Pages 57 - 66.
Year of Publication: 1998.

10. Record Number: 15503
Author(s): Precopi Lombardo, Annamaria
Title : La Condizione femminile nelle comunità ebraiche di Sicilia [The late medieval Jewish community in Sicily maintained commercial, religious, and linguistic contacts throughout the Mediterranean region. Daughters of Sicilian Jewish families were treated like guests in their houses until they married. A young bride was expected to bring her husband a dowry and bear children. Royal law recognized Jewish legal norms and rites of marriage, except where Sicilian law differed from Jewish law. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Archivio Storico Siciliano , 24., 1 ( 1998):  Pages 94 - 119.
Year of Publication: 1998.

11. Record Number: 2537
Author(s): Kolia-Dermitzaki, Athina.
Title : Michael VII Doukas, Robert Guiscard, and the Byzantine-Norman Marriage Negotiations [study of two letters sent by the Emperor to Robert Guiscard offering to marry the Byzantine heir apparent to one of Robert's daughters].
Source: Byzantinoslavica , 58., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 251 - 268.
Year of Publication: 1997.

12. Record Number: 2703
Author(s): Van Landingham, Marta.
Title : The Hohenstaufen Heritage of Costanza of Sicily and the Mediterranean Expansion of the Crown of Aragon in the Later Thirteenth Century
Source: Across the Mediterranean frontiers: trade, politics and religion, 650-1450: selected proceedings of the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 10-13 July 1995, 8-11 July 1996.   Edited by Dionisius A. Agius and Ian Richard Netton International Medieval Research .   Brepols, 1997. Archivio Storico Siciliano , 24., 1 ( 1998):  Pages 87 - 104.
Year of Publication: 1997.

13. Record Number: 888
Author(s): Zeitler, Barbara.
Title : Urbs Felix Dotata Populo Trilingui: Some Thoughts about a Twelfth- Century Funerary Memorial From Palermo [the epitaph of Anna, mother of the cleric Grisandus, is recorded in Latin, Greek, Arabic, and Arabic written in Hebrew characters to address the various religious and cultural groups in Sicily].
Source: Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue , 2., 2 (Aug. 1996):  Pages 114 - 139.
Year of Publication: 1996.

14. Record Number: 5566
Author(s): Iorio, Raffaele.
Title : La duchessa Sikelgaita, una longobarda normannizzata [Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia, married Sikelgaita of Salerno to ally himself with the last Lombard princely house in southern Italy; Sikelgaita promoted the interests of her son, Roger Borsa, over those of her stepson, Bohemund of Antioch; Anna Komnena
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 41., (giugno 1996):  Pages 27 - 88.
Year of Publication: 1996.

15. Record Number: 5036
Author(s): Mineo, E. Igor.
Title : Formazione delle élites urbane nella Sicilia del tardo medioevo: Matrimonio e sistemi di successione [Sicilian customs of inheritance recognized the rights of male and female kin and granted women wide property rights; by the fourteenth century the nobility favored the paternal line, but urban inheritances frequently followed customary norms; eventually the desire to conserve patrimony led to wider imitation of feudal practices, excluding daughters from inheriting; daughters were given dowries, and only sons could share in the family inheritance].
Source: Quaderni Storici , 1 (aprile 1995):  Pages 9 - 41.
Year of Publication: 1995.

16. Record Number: 5090
Author(s): Fröhlich, Walter.
Title : The Marriage of Henry VI and Constance of Sicily: Prelude and Consequences [The author explores the strategies of William II, king of Sicily, in making an alliance with the Hohenstaufen by marrying his aunt Constance to the son of emperor Frederick Barbarossa].
Source: Anglo-Norman Studies , 15., ( 1992):  Pages 99 - 115.
Year of Publication: 1992.

17. Record Number: 6677
Author(s): Sciascia, Laura.
Title : Scene da un matrimonio: Eleonora d'Aragona e Giovanni Chiaromonte [after other marriage plans failed, Frederick III of Sicily married Eleonora, his illegitimate daughter, to Giovanni Chiaromonte, one of his most important vassals; Eleonora found herself involved in her husband's efforts to avenge his sister's repudiation by her husband, Francesco Ventimiglia; Eleonora's husband died after further misadventures, and their daughter did not survive much longer; nevertheless Eleonora held onto the Chiaromonte estates into old age, and her beauty was praised by Boccaccio; the appendix presents the Latin text of the promise of matrimony between Eleonora and Giovanni Chiaromonte].
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 31., (giugno 1991):  Pages 121 - 129.
Year of Publication: 1991.

18. Record Number: 23423
Author(s): Boccaccio, Giovanni
Title : A Nun Becomes Empress-Mother (1186) [From Famous Women]
Source: The Broadview Book of Medieval Anecdotes.   Edited by Richard Kay, compiler .   Broadview Press, 1988. Quaderni Medievali , 31., (giugno 1991):  Pages 209 - 210.
Year of Publication: 1988.

19. Record Number: 33776
Title : Empress Constance entrusts her son to the duchess of Spoleto
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 31., (giugno 1991):
Year of Publication: