Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2211
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brolis , Maria Teresa.
  • Contributor(s):
  • Title: A Thousand and More Women: The Register of Women for the Confraternity of Misericordia Maggiore in Bergamo, 1265-1339 [The author studied the register in order to understand women's roles in the organization and in "civic" religion in general. Women from different political factions were brought together in the confraternity, perhaps, the author speculates, due in part t
  • Source URL: Catholic Historical Review (Full Text via Project Muse) 88, 2 (April 2002): 230-246 Link Info target = '_blank'>Catholic Historical Review (Full Text via Project Muse) 88, 2 (April 2002): 230-246 Link Info
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy Confraternities Lay Piety Leadership Office Holding Women in Religion
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13- 14
  • Primary Evidence:
  • Illustrations: Four figures. Figure One Statute of the Confraternity of Misericordia Maggiore in Bergamo, fol. 1r. Figure Two Matriculation list of women's names, fol. 1r. Figure Three Map of the neighborhoods of Bergamo in the thirteenth century. Figure Four Map of neighborhoods of Bergamo in the thirteenth century, showing an enlargement of the subdivisions inside the town walls.
  • Table: Table One Number of women enrolled in the confraternity by time period and by neighborhood. Table Two Marital status (Wives, Unmarried, Mothers, Widows, and Religious) by neighborhood.
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan.
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00088080
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