Stories of Women in the Middle Ages

Stories of Women in the Middle Ages

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ISBN-13: 9780773554795
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 12/03/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 983,845
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Maria Teresa Brolis is an independent scholar in medieval history. She lives in Bergamo, Italy.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the English Edition Giles Constable ix

Foreword to the Italian Edition Franco Cardini xii

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction 3

Part 1 Famous Women

1 Hildegard, the Genius 13

2 Raingarde, the Mother 22

3 Heloise, the Love-Struck 28

4 Eleanor, the Queen 34

5 Clare, the Founder 39

6 Bridget, the Pilgrim 49

7 Christine, the Writer 67

8 Joan, the Rebel 80

Part 2 Ordinary Women

9 Flora and Business 91

10 Agnesina and Poverty 99

11 Ottebona and Marriage 110

12 Grazia and the Religious Life 121

13 Gigliola and Fashion 128

14 Bettina and Her Potions 138

15 Margherita and Care-Giving 145

16 Belfiore on the Road 155

In an Effort Not to Conclude 165

Sources and Bibliography 171

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