Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2395
Author(s): Beck, Eleonora M.
Title : Women and Trecento Music [describes the musical training that young women of the upper classes received according to Francesco da Barberino's "Reggimento"].
Source: Women Composers: Music Through the Ages.   Edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman .   Volume 1 Composers Born Before 1599. G.K. Hall ; Prentice Hall International, 1996.  Pages 73 - 77.
Year of Publication: 1996.

2. Record Number: 8582
Author(s): Dulac, Liliane.
Title : Mystical Inspiration and Political Knowledge: Advice to Widows from Francesco da Barberino and Christine de Pizan [The author considers two literary works in which advice is given to widows. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 223 - 258.
Year of Publication: 1992.

3. Record Number: 8656
Author(s): Papi, Anna Benvenuti.
Title : Padri spirituali [The mendicant movement coincided with an increase in the number of penitent women living in the world. Friars frequently became confessors and spiritual guides for these women. Friars advised them how to lead a spiritual life outside the cloister without yielding to temptation or becoming suspected of heresy. Writers like Francesco da Barberino were critical of these close ties between religious and uncloistered. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: In castro poenitentiae: santità e società femminile nell’Italia medievali. Anna Benvenuti Papi .   Herder, 1990.  Pages 205 - 246. Earlier published in Studies in Church History 27 (1990): 53-78.
Year of Publication: 1990.