Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5365
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  • Title: Pope Gregory VII and the Chastity of the Clergy [The author examines the activities of Pope Gregory with an emphasis on his efforts to enforce clerical celibacy, particularly in Germany and France. He brought a moral emphasis to the issue and communicated its importance to every level within the church and among the laiety. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Purity and Piety: Essays on Medieval Clerical Celibacy and Religious Reform.  Edited by Michael FrassettoGarland Medieval Casebooks Series.  Garland Publishing, 1998.  Pages 269 - 302.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Celibacy Clergy- Sexual Behavior Ecclesiastical Reform Gregory VII, Pope Politics Popes
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  • Geographic Area: France;Germany;Italy
  • Century: 11
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815324308