Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16277
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Papi , Anna Benvenuti.
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  • Title: I frati e le donne [Many of the holy women of late-medieval Italy were affiliated with the mendicant orders. These women included widows and penitents, as well as nuns. These ties inspired hagiographic works written by the friars, presenting these women in an acceptable man
  • Source: In castro poenitentiae: santità e società femminile nell’Italia medievali.Anna Benvenuti Papi.  Herder, 1990.  Pages 119 - 140. Originally published as "Frati mendicanti e pinzochere in Toscana: dalla marginalità sociale a modello di santità," in Temi i problemi della mistica femminile trecentesca: XX convegno del Centro di studi sulla spiritualità medievale, Todi 14-17 ottobre 19
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hagiography Lay Piety Penitents Umiliata dei Cerchi, Penitent and Saint Widows Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8885876129