Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9921
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mooney , Catherine M.
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  • Title: Imitatio Christi or "Imitatio Mariae"? Clare of Assisi and Her Interpreters [The author argues that Clare represents herself as a follower and imitator of Christ throughout her writings; it is only subsequent hagiography and iconography that portray Clare as a follower not of Christ but of Mary].
  • Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.  Edited by Catherine M. Mooney.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 52 - 77.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Clare of Assisi, Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Franciscan Order Hagiography Jesus Christ- Imitation of Mary, Virgin, Saint Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0812234855