Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6021
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Pellegrini , Luigi.
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  • Title: Female Religious Experience and Society in Thirteenth-Century Italy [the author examines the Church's reaction to the waves of religious enthusiasm experienced by Italian women; despite the new order of Poor Clares, many women in the second half of the thirteenth century could not or perhaps would not be accommodated there].
  • Source: Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts: Religion in Medieval Society. Essays in Honor of Lester K. Little.  Edited by Sharon Farmer and Barbara H. Rosenwein.  Cornell University Press, 2000.  Pages 97 - 122.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gregory IX, Pope Lay Piety Monasticism Mulieres Religiosae Poor Clares Order Poverty Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universit√† d'Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0801434459