Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10214
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Dixon , Laurinda S.
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  • Title: Curse of Chastity: The Marginalization of Women in Medieval Art and Medicine [medical condition known as the wandering womb].
  • Source: Matrons and Marginal Women in Medieval Society.  Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Vickie Ziegler.  Boydell Press, 1995.  Pages 49 - 74.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gynecology Hysteria Illumination of Manuscripts Medical Manuscripts Medicine Uterus
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 13
  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Ashmole 399.
  • Illustrations:
  • Table: Five figures. Four illustrations from Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole 399, fols. 33 and 34, representing women receiving medical treatments. One reproduction of Jan Steen's The Doctor's Visit.
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851153801