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  • Record Number: 15821
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wiethaus , Ulrike.
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  • Title: Street Mysticism: An Introduction to "The Life and Revelations" of Agnes Blannbekin [The author provides a brief overview of Blannbekin's life and the record of her revelations. Blannbekin was a Beguine from Vienna whose confessor wrote down her visions and thoughts in Latin. It is unclear how much influence the confessor/scribe had on Agnes' written account. Excerpts from the Latin text and English translation follow. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.  Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 281 - 307.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Beguines Blannbekin, Agnes, Mystic Confessors Devotional Literature Latin Literature Mystics Scribes and Scriptoria Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849