Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 5091
Author(s): Lourie, Elena.
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Title : Black Women Warriors in the Muslim Army Besieging Valencia and the Cid's Victory: A Problem of Interpretation [the story relates how a group of female archers were attacked by El Cid's second-in-command and as a result stampeded the rest of the Muslim army and caused a rout;the author argues that the story origintated with Arabic writers as an excuse by Muslim males for military failure].
Source: Traditio , 55., ( 2000):  Pages 181 - 209.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 4303
Author(s): Darrup, Cathy C.
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Title : Gender, Skin Color, and the Power of Place in the Medieval Dutch "Romance of Moriaen" [The author analyzes the story of Moriaen, a Black Moorish knight in the Dutch "Lancelot;" Blackness is not diluted but its exotic qualities are minimized].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 27., (Spring 1999):  Pages 15 - 24.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 3486
Author(s): Vilatte, Sylvie.
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Title : La "déuote Image noire de Nostre-Dame" du Puy-en-Velay: histoire du reliquaire roman et de son noircissement [The author argues that the Virgin from Puy-en-Velay had her face blackened in the fourteenth century in response to pressures from crusades and efforts to convert the Muslims].
Source: Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Historie , 74., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 727 - 760.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 1622
Author(s): Elbl, Ivana.
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Title : Men Without Wives: Sexual Arrangements in the Early Portugese Expansion in West Africa
Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler .   University of Toronto Press, 1996. Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 27., (Spring 1999):  Pages 61 - 86.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 1701
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Title : Christine de Pizan's Feminist Strategies : The Defense of the African and Asian Ladies in the "Book of the City of the Ladies"
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Historie , 74., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 177 - 193.
Year of Publication: 1995.

6. Record Number: 3414
Author(s): De Weever, Jacqueline.
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Title : Nicolette's "Blackness"- Lost in Translation [The author argues that recent translators have "lightened" Nicolette's blackness and that the poet's original description should be honored]
Source: Romance Notes , 34., 3 (Spring 1994):  Pages 317 - 325.
Year of Publication: 1994.

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Title : Isaac and Rebecca
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Title : Balaam, Queen of Sheba, King Solomon
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Title : Queen of Sheba
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10. Record Number: 36961
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Title : Scenes of Host Desecration
Source: Romance Notes , 34., 3 (Spring 1994):
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