Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4440
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  • Title: A Note on “Jezebel” and “Semiramis,” Two Latin Norman Poems from the Early Eleventh Century [These two Latin poems, written in Normandy, are about ancient queens commonly associated with wantonness, adultery, and idolatry throughout the Middle Ages. The dialog form of “Semiramis” suggests it be viewed as a drama that satirizes an event that took place in 1017: Emma’s abduction by King Cnut. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Journal of Medieval Latin 2, ( 1992): Pages 18 - 24.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Emma, Wife of Æthelred, King of England, and Cnut the Great, King of Denmark and England Jezebel, Latin Poem Latin Literature Literature- Verse Literature- Drama Semiramis, Latin Poem Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 11
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07789750