Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 12487
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chojnacki , Stanley.
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  • Title: Subaltern Patriarchs: Patrician Bachelors in Renaissance Venice [The author argues that unmarried male patricians had a lesser status than their brothers who married and became heads of families; nonetheless bachelors shared in the privileges of the patriarchal society including government offices].
  • Source: Medieval Masculinities: Regarding Men in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Clare A. Lees with the assistance of Thelma Fenster and Jo Ann McNamaraMedieval Cultures, 7.  University of Minnesota Press, 1994.  Pages 73 - 90. Republished in slightly altered form as Subaltern Patriarchs: Patrician Bachelors. By Stanley Chojnacki. Women and Men in Renaissance Venice: Twelve Essays on Patrician Society. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. Pages 244-256.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bachelors Gender Noble Men Patriarchy Politics Venice
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816624259