Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17313
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rusconi , Roberto.
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  • Title: Pietà, povertà e potere. Donne e religione nell'Umbria tardomedievale [Beginning in the thirteenth century, new religious movements flourished in Umbria. Women found spiritual opportunities as penitents or in the mendicant orders. The penitent life was open to women who were not from the ruling classes. Some of these women became prophets or were involved in politics. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Mistiche e devote nell'Italia tardomedievale.  Edited by Daniel Bornstein and Roberto Rusconi.  Liguori Editore, 1992.  Pages 11 - 24.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Monteluce, Perugia, Italy- Poor Clares House Penitents Poor Clares Orders Prophecy Umbria Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13- 14- 15- 16
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8820720639