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Most Wise and Valiant Ladies
     

Most Wise and Valiant Ladies

by Andrea Hopkins
 
A beautifully illustrated, engrossing account of the lives of six outstanding medieval women, "Most Wise & Valiant Ladies" features biographies of Hildegarde of Bingen, legendary abbess, scientist, and composer; Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen, crusader, and patron of the arts; Joan of Arc, visionary and warrior; Christine de Pisan, influential writer on the role of women

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A beautifully illustrated, engrossing account of the lives of six outstanding medieval women, "Most Wise & Valiant Ladies" features biographies of Hildegarde of Bingen, legendary abbess, scientist, and composer; Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen, crusader, and patron of the arts; Joan of Arc, visionary and warrior; Christine de Pisan, influential writer on the role of women; Margery Kempe, religious fanatic and pilgrim; and Margaret Paston, a middle-class wife and mother. 115 illustrations, 45 in color. 160 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566490733
Publisher:
Welcome Rain Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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