Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3670
Author(s): Coerver, Chad.
Title : Donna / Dono: Chivalry and Adulterous Exchange in the Quattrocento [the author analyzes the ethos of courtly love in the lives of two "condottieri," Pier Maria Rossi and Sigismondo Malatesta; the author argues that the chivalric ideal was important to these warriors because it was a means of self-justification in a situation that was hostile to the small principate].
Source: Picturing Women in Renaissance and Baroque Italy.   Edited by Geraldine A. Johnson and Sara F. Mathews Grieco .   Cambridge University Press, 1997.  Pages 196 - 221.
Year of Publication: 1997.