Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4669
Author(s): Pasztor, Edith.
Title : L'eremitismo femminile (secoli XII-XV) [Despite a conciliar prohibition of female religious living alone, anchoresses are found in northern Europe from the twelfth through fourteenth centuries. Their spirituality focused at first on mystical experience, including bridal imagery. Later, under Franciscan influence, female recluses focused more on Christ crucified].
Source: Donne e sante: Studi sulla religiosit√† femminile nel Medio Evo. Edith Pasztor .   Edizioni Studium, 2000.  Pages 65 - 96. Originally published as "Ideali dell'eremitismoi femminile in Europa tra i secoli XII-XV," in Eremitismo nel francescaneismo medievale (Roma, 1989). Pages 129-164.
Year of Publication: 2000.