Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 45578
Author(s): Pseudo-Kodinos, , , Claudia Rapp and Dirk Krausmüller
Title : Instructions for the Reception of a Foreign Bride in Constantinople
Source: Mobility and Migration in Byzantium: A Sourcebook.   Edited by Claudia Rapp and Johannes Preiser-Kapeller .   V&R unipress, Vienna University Press, 2023.  Pages 423 - 425. The book is available open access at: https://www.vr-elibrary.de/doi/pdf/10.14220/9783737013413
Year of Publication: 2023.

2. Record Number: 18397
Author(s): Twomey, Lesley K
Title : Poverty and Richly Decorated Garments: A Re-Evaluation of Their Significance in the "Vita Christi" of Isabel de Villena
Source: Medieval Clothing and Textiles , 3., ( 2007):  Pages 119 - 134.
Year of Publication: 2007.

3. Record Number: 16303
Author(s): Niles, John D
Title : Why the Bishop of Florence Had to Get Married [The author analyzes the "adventus" ceremony in Florence when a new bishop took possession of his see. The ceremony included a ritual marriage with the abbess of San Pier Maggiore monastery. Miller argues that the bishop's outsider status and role as head of a lineage needed the connection with a highly placed abbess to symbolize his alliance with the city's most important political families. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Speculum , 81., 4 (October 2006):  Pages 1055 - 1091.
Year of Publication: 2006.

4. Record Number: 10817
Author(s): Martin, Russell E.
Title : Archival Sleuths and Documentary Transpositions: Notes on the Typology and Textology of Muscovite Royal Wedding Descriptions [The author surveys royal wedding documents from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, particularly ceremonials (narrative descriptions of weddings) and wedding masters (rosters of courtiers who performed various roles in the ceremonies). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Russian History , 30., 3 (Fall 2003):  Pages 253 - 300.
Year of Publication: 2003.

5. Record Number: 14554
Author(s): Shenton, Caroline.
Title : Philippa of Hainault's Churchings: The Politics of Motherhood at the Court of Edward III [The author argues that Philippa's numerous births and subsequent churchings were opportunities to celebrate the growing royal family which had experienced a difficult start. The humiliations of the regency were to be forgotten and the disappointing mother figure of Isabelle, Edward II's queen, was replaced by her son's devotion to the Virgin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Family and Dynasty in Late Medieval England: Proceedings of the 1997 Harlaxton Symposium.   Edited by Richard Eales and Shaun Tyas Harlaxton medieval studies .   Shaun Tyas, 2003. Speculum , 81., 4 (October 2006):  Pages 105 - 121.
Year of Publication: 2003.

6. Record Number: 8071
Title : Public Exposure? Consorts and Ritual in Late Medieval Europe: The Example of the Entrance of the Dogaresse of Venice [The author argues that the ceremonial processions of the wives of the new doges both contained and empowered these women. The ceremonies had something in common with coronation rites and with wedding ceremonies. The peculiar conditions governing the doge's political power meant that dynastic succession (and his consort's fertility) were not issues of concern. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski .   Cornell University Press, 2003. Speculum , 81., 4 (October 2006):  Pages 174 - 189.
Year of Publication: 2003.

7. Record Number: 8085
Author(s): Strocchia, Sharon T.
Title : Naming a Nun: Spiritual Exemplars and Corporate Identity in Florentine Convents, 1450-1530 [A newly professed nun frequently took a new name to mark her separation from the world and integration into a monastic community. This practice only slowly became common, especially for older girls entering monasteries. By the end of the fifteenth century, the practice, once sporadic, had become the norm. Names with classical or literary resonances were among those most frequently changed to more pious ones. Communities controlled their own naming practices, recycling the names of respected sisters for generations. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Society and Individual in Renaissance Florence.   Edited by William J. Connell .   University of California Press, 2002. Russian History , 30., 3 (Fall 2003):  Pages 215 - 240.
Year of Publication: 2002.

8. Record Number: 4770
Author(s): Koslin, Desiree.
Title : Initiation, Robing, and Veiling of Nuns in the Middle Ages
Source: Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture.   Edited by Stewart Gordon .   Palgrave, 2001.  Pages 255 - 274.
Year of Publication: 2001.

9. Record Number: 5539
Author(s): Baader, Gerhard.
Title : Elections of Abbesses and Notions of Identity in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Italy, with Special Reference to Venice
Source: Renaissance Quarterly (Full Text via JSTOR) 54, 2 (Summer 2001): 389-429. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2001.

10. Record Number: 4743
Author(s): Zuckerman, Constantin.
Title : Le Voyage d'Olga et la première ambassade espagnole à Constantinople en 946 [The author argues that Olga, the princess of Kiev, had to wait in order to present her embassy to the emperor and ended up being baptized in Constantinople before she returned to Kiev].
Source: Travaux et Mémoires (Centre de Recherche d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance) , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 647 - 672.
Year of Publication: 2000.

11. Record Number: 4733
Author(s): Voaden, Rosalynn.
Title : Drinking from the Golden Cup: Courtly Ritual and Order in the "Liber specialis gratiae" of Mechthild of Hackeborn [The author argues that Mechthild described her visions with ceremonial splendor and courtly discourse in which she played the role of the gracious queen].
Source: Mystics Quarterly , 26., 3 (September 2000):  Pages 109 - 119.
Year of Publication: 2000.

12. Record Number: 5444
Author(s): Primhak, Victoria.
Title : Benedictine Communities in Venetian Society: The Convent of S. Zaccaria [S. Zaccaria was a conventual convent where the nuns did not observe "clausura" and had use of their private incomes; the nuns were able to resist reform because the convent was one of the oldest and most prestigious in the city and welcomed the daughters
Source: Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society.   Edited by Letizia Panizza .   European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2000. Mystics Quarterly , 26., 3 (September 2000):  Pages 92 - 104.
Year of Publication: 2000.

13. Record Number: 3659
Author(s): Jacobi, Renate.
Title : Secular Brides and Convent Brides: Wedding Ceremonies in Italy During the Renaissance and Counter-Reformation [The author examines ceremonies of vestition, profession, and consecration in terms of the different meanings they held for the various interested parties].
Source: Marriage in Italy, 1300-1650.   Edited by Trevor Dean and K. J. P. Lowe .   Cambridge University Press, 1998. Travaux et Mémoires (Centre de Recherche d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance) , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 41 - 65.
Year of Publication: 1998.

14. Record Number: 2251
Author(s): Smith, Julie Ann.
Title : The Earliest Queen-Making Rites [analysis of the liturgies that consecrated Judith (in 856) and her mother Ermentrude (in 866) as queens].
Source: Church History (Full Text via JSTOR) 66, 1 (March 1997): 18-35. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

15. Record Number: 13838
Author(s): Gibson, Gail McMurray
Title : Blessing from Sun and Moon: Churching as Women's Theater [The author argues for a more complex understanding of churching. While acknowledging the element of clerical misogyny, Gibson believes that women experienced a corporate identity and bodily power from the female-only ritual. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Bodies and Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England.   Edited by Barbara A. Hanawalt and David Wallace .   Medieval Cultures series, 9. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.  Pages 139 - 154.
Year of Publication: 1996.

16. Record Number: 1694
Author(s): Autrand, Françoise.
Title : Mémoire et cérémonial : la visite de l'empereur Charles IV à Paris en 1378 d'après les "Grandes Chroniques de France" et Christine de Pizan
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995.  Pages 91 - 103.
Year of Publication: 1995.

17. Record Number: 1678
Author(s): Herrin, Judith
Title : Theophano: Considerations on the Education of a Byzantine Princess
Source: The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of the First Millennium.   Edited by Adelbert Davids .   Cambridge University Press, 1995.  Pages 64 - 85. Essay reproduced in Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium. By Judith Herrin. Princeton University Press, 2013. Pages 238-260.
Year of Publication: 1995.

18. Record Number: 1843
Title : What the Genoese Cast upon Helena Dragash's Head: Coins Not "Confecti" [argues, based on evidence from the acccount book of the Genoese commune in Pera, that the Genoese showered Helena Dragash with coins when she made her ceremonial entrance into Constantinople a few days prior to her wedding].
Source: Byzantinische Forschungen , 20., ( 1994):  Pages 235 - 246.
Year of Publication: 1994.

19. Record Number: 1773
Author(s): Diller, George T.
Title : Froissart, Historiography, the University Curriculum, and Isabeau of Bavière [discussion of two episodes in Froissart that concern Queen Isabeau: her nuptial celebration and her royal entrance into Paris].
Source: Romance Quarterly , 41., 3 (Summer 1994):  Pages 148 - 155.
Year of Publication: 1994.

20. Record Number: 12741
Author(s): Featherstone, Jeffrey
Title : Olga’s Visit to Constantinople [Princess Olga of Kiev’s conversion to Christianity and her baptism in Constantinople in the middle of the tenth century are events variously described in Slavonic, Byzantine, and Latin accounts. The article contains a translation of excerpt from the Book
Source: Harvard Ukrainian Studies , 14., 3 (December 1990):  Pages 293 - 312.
Year of Publication: 1990.

21. Record Number: 32584
Title : Temple girls of Maabar offer food to the idol to whom they are consecrated
Source: Harvard Ukrainian Studies , 14., 3 (December 1990):
Year of Publication: