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1. Record Number: 28342
Author(s): Giles of Rome, , and Jacopo de Forli,
Contributor(s): Wallis, Faith, translator
Title : The Scholastic “Quaestio”: Aristotle vs. Galen on the Generation of the Embryo [Includes two primary source texts: 1) Giles of Rome, “The Formation of the Fetus in the Uterus,” Chapter 6 That a Woman Can Be Impregnated without the Emission of Her Own Sperm (defending the Aristotelian position) and 2) Jacopo de Forli, “On the Generation of the Embryo,” Question Four Does the Seed of the Woman Contribute Actively to the Generation of the Fetus? (the response from the supporters of Galen).]
Source: Medieval Medicine: A Reader.   Edited by Faith Wallis 15  University of Toronto Press, 2010.  Pages 222 - 231.
Year of Publication: 2010.

2. Record Number: 24052
Author(s): Cuffel, Alexandra
Title : The Matter of Others: Menstrual Blood and Uncontrolled Semen in Thirteenth-Century Kabbalists' Polemic against Christians, "Bad" Jews, and Muslims [The author argues that Kabbalist writers viewed sexual impurities and intercourse with non-Jewish women with alarm. These sins made Jewish men the equivalent of menstruating women in terms of the pollution they brought their families and the Jewish community. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Negotiating Community and Difference in Medieval Europe: Gender, Power, Patronage, and the Authority of Religion in Latin Christendom.   Edited by Katherine Allen Smith and Scott Wells Studies in the History of Christian Traditions .   Brill, 2009.  Pages 249 - 284.
Year of Publication: 2009.

3. Record Number: 1348
Author(s): Everest, Carol A.
Title : Sex and Old Age in Chaucer's "Reeve's Prologue" [metaphors for old age and loss of sexual vigor examined in the context of medieval medical theory].
Source: Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 99 - 114.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 257
Author(s): Everest, Carol.
Title : Paradys or Helle: Pleasure and Procreation in Chaucer's "Merchant's Tale"
Source: Sovereign Lady: Essays on Women in Middle English Literature.   Edited by Muriel Whitaker .   Garland Publishing, 1995. Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 63 - 84.
Year of Publication: 1995.

5. Record Number: 1919
Author(s): Ricco, John Paul.
Title : Queering Boundaries: Semen and Visual Representations from the Middle Ages and in the Era of the AIDS Crisis [analysis of the sexuality expressed in a carved corbel that represents two men tugging on each other's beards; comparison with recent paintings by Ridgeway Bennett].
Source:   Edited by Whitney Davis Journal of Homosexuality , 27., 40180 ( 1994):  Pages 57 - 80. Published simultaneously in Gay and Lesbian Studies in Art History. Edited by Whitney Davis. Haworth Press, 1994. 57-80
Year of Publication: 1994.

6. Record Number: 12694
Author(s): O'Connor, Eugene M.
Title : More on the "Priapeum" of Jacobus Cremonensis [This fifteenth century Latin poem describes an erotic encounter between the Classical fertility god Priapus and the nymph Dione. The author corrects and expands the commentary written on the poem by a previous editor, Ian Thompson. In his commentary, Thompson failed to recognize that many of the Latin terms in the poem are not euphemisms but sexually explicit terms. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Traditio , 45., ( 1990):  Pages 389 - 391.
Year of Publication: 1990.