Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7306
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Farmer , Sharon.
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  • Title: Feminine Folly, Burgher Calculation, and Anti-Communal Rhetoric in Thirteenth-Century Tours
  • Source: Studies in Iconography 17, ( 1996): Pages 143 - 176.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery In Literature Cities and Towns Folly Hagiography Literature- Verse Martin of Tours, Saint Pean Gatineau, Canon- Vie Monseignor Saint Martin de Tors Politics
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Illustrations: Four Figures. Figure One Manuscript illumination with Mary Magdalene and Mary the Egyptian in the margin (The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, MS 76 G17, Fol. 187v). Figure Two "Luxuria and the Fool," Fifteenth century German depiction by Master E.S. (Dresden, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen). Figure Three Manuscript illumination of Phyllis riding on Aristotle's back, Breviary of Margaret de Bar (London, British Library, Yates Thompson, MS 8, fol. 187r). Figure Four Woodcut from a fifteenth century version of St. Martin's life. It shows Martin leaving his adopted mother Persois. (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, La réserve, vélin 1159, p. ir).
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01481029