Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 7248
Author(s): Bennett, Adelaide.
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Title : Mary Magdalen's Seven Deadly Sins in a Thirteenth-Century Li├Ęge Psalter-Hours [The author explores the figure of a woman with an unguent jar who is holding seven disks spelling out "SALIGIA" (the initial letters of the seven vices) whom the author identifies as Mary Magdalene. Earlier Mary Magdalene was portrayed with seven demons fleeing from her body. In the thirteenth century this became associated with the seven deadly sins as Mary Magdalene's role as a penitent, converted sinner was emphasized. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Insights and Interpretations: Studies in Celebrations of the Eighty-Fifth Anniversary of the Index of Christian Art.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Princeton University Press, 2002.  Pages 17 - 34.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 5697
Author(s): Bennett, Adelaide.
Contributor(s):
Title : A Woman's Power of Prayer Versus the Devil in a Book of Hours, of ca. 1300 [The author argues that the manuscript is highly personalized with an emphasis on the female owner's need to repent, fight sin, and oppose the devil; even in the hours of the Virgin the initials depict worldly pleasures to be avoided].
Source: Image and Belief: Studies in Celebration of the Eightieth Anniversary of the Index of Christian Art.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Princeton University Press, 1999.  Pages 89 - 108.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 1883
Author(s): Smartt, Daniel.
Contributor(s):
Title : Cruising Twelfth-Century Pilgrims [analysis of the sexual elements found in the Moissac "Luxuria" and a miracle story involving male pilgrims].
Source:   Edited by Whitney Davis Journal of Homosexuality , 27., 40180 ( 1994):  Pages 35 - 55. Published simultaneously in Gay and Lesbian Studies in Art History. Edited by Whitney Davis. Haworth Press, 1994. 35-55
Year of Publication: 1994.

4. Record Number: 8633
Author(s): Block, Elaine C.
Contributor(s):
Title : Half Angel - Half Beast: Images of Women on Misericords [The author investigates the reasons why carvings of women appear on misericords, and shows how these carvings evoke women's negative associations with abstract vices, beasts, and devils. A comprehensive list of women on misericords appears at the end of the article. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinardus: Yearbook of the International Reynard Society , 5., ( 1992):  Pages 17 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1992.