Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16876
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Dever , Vincent M.
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  • Title: Aquinas on the Practice of Prostitution [The author argues that Aquinas's views on prostitution in the "Summa Theologiae" had an important impact. While acknowledging the sinfulness of the prostitute, Aquinas tolerated her activities and even recognized her monetary right for just payment. Aqui
  • Source: Essays in Medieval Studies 13, ( 1996): Pages 39 - 50.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Prostitutes Thomas Aquinas, Saint- Summa Theologiae Toleration Work
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10432213