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Women in the Days of the Cathedrals


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Women in the Days of the Cathedrals - Pernoud, Regine
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Regine Pernoud has addressed herself to the study of many questions about the status of women in the Middle Ages and presents her surprising answers in this captivating work. Here one learns that the most ancient treatise on education in France was written by a woman; and medicine was practiced regularly by women in the thirteenth century; that in the twelfth century the Order of Fontevraud gathered both monks and religious sisters under the authority of an abbess. This is a systematic study that provides a multitude of ...

Women in the Days of the Cathedrals 1998, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780898706420

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