Gendering the Crusades

Gendering the Crusades

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231125987
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 01/30/2002
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Susan Edgington was formerly a lecturer at Huntingdonshire Regional College and is now a writer.

Sarah Lambert is a lecturer at Goldsmith's College, University of London.

Table of Contents

Preface
1.Crusading or Spinning
2.Virile Latins, Effeminate Greeks and Stong Women: Gender Definitions on Crusade?
3.Home Front and Battlefield: The Gendering of Papal Crusading Policy(1095-1221)
4."Unfit to Bear Arms": The Gendering of Arms and Armour in Accounts of Women on Crusade
5. Perception and Projection of Prejudice: Anna Comnena, the Alexiad and the First Crusade
6. Philip Count of Flanders and Hildegard of Bingen:Crusading against the Saracens or Crusading against Deadly Sin?
7. Women Warriors during the Crusades, 1095-1254
8. The Head of St. Euphemia: Templar Devotion to Female Saints
9. Captivity and Ransom: The Experience of Women
10. Women in Medieval Colonial Society: The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the Twelfth Century
11. "Sont cou ore les fems que jo voi la venir? Women in the Chansom d' Antioche.
12. The Role of Kerbogha's Mother in the Gesta Francorum and Selected Chronicles of the First Crusade
13. The Crusader's Departure and Return: A Much Later Perspective

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