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The Resource Religious women in early Carolingian Francia : a study of manuscript transmission and monastic culture, Felice Lifshitz

Religious women in early Carolingian Francia : a study of manuscript transmission and monastic culture, Felice Lifshitz

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Religious women in early Carolingian Francia : a study of manuscript transmission and monastic culture
Title
Religious women in early Carolingian Francia
Title remainder
a study of manuscript transmission and monastic culture
Statement of responsibility
Felice Lifshitz
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia, a groundbreaking study of the intellectual and monastic culture of the Main Valley during the eighth century, looks closely at a group of manuscripts associated with some of the best-known personalities of the European Middle Ages, including Boniface of Mainz and his "beloved,"abbess Leoba of Tauberbischofsheim. This is the first study of these "Anglo-Saxon missionaries to Germany" to delve into the details of their lives by studying the manuscripts that were produced in their scriptoria and used in their communities. The author explores how one group of religious women helped to shape the culture of medieval Europe through the texts they wrote and copied, as well as through their editorial interventions. Using compelling manuscript evidence, she argues that the content of the women's books was overwhelmingly gender-egalitarian and frequently feminist (i.e., resistant to patriarchal ideas). This intriguing book provides unprecedented glimpses into the "feminist consciousness" of the women's and mixed-sex communities that flourished in the early Middle Ages"--
  • "This study of the intellectual culture of the women's monasteries of the Main Valley during the eighth century, based on analysis of the manuscripts produced and used by women religious, argues that the content of the women's books was overwhelmingly gender-egalitarian and frequently feminist (that is, resistant to patriarchal ideas)"--
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1959-
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Lifshitz, Felice
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BX4220.G3
LC item number
L54 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Fordham series in medieval studies
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  • Universitätsbibliothek
  • Monastic and religious life of women
  • Nuns
  • Transmission of texts
  • Scriptoria
  • RELIGION / Monasticism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • HISTORY / Medieval
  • Frauenkloster
  • Geistesleben
  • Handschrift
  • Nonne
  • Ordensleben
  • Mainfranken
  • Tauberfranken
Label
Religious women in early Carolingian Francia : a study of manuscript transmission and monastic culture, Felice Lifshitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Syneisactism and reform: gender relations in the Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- The Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- The Gun(t)za and Abirhilt manuscripts: women and their books in the Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- "I am crucified in Christ" (Galatians 2:20): the Kitzingen crucifixion miniature and visions of the Apostle Paul -- "We interpret spiritual truths to people possessed of the Spirit" (1 Corinthians 2:13): studying the Bible with the Fathers of the Church -- "The sensual man does not perceive those things that are of the Spirit of God" (1 Corinthians 2:14): history and theology in the stories of the saints -- "An eternal weight of glory" (2 Corinthians 4:17): discipline and devotion in monastic life -- "Concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord" (1 Corinthians 7:25): consecrated women and altar service in the Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- "Through a glass darkly" (1 Corinthians 13:12): textual transmission and historical representation as feminist strategies in early medieval Europe
Control code
881385854
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780823256877
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014004534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023882194
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881385854
Label
Religious women in early Carolingian Francia : a study of manuscript transmission and monastic culture, Felice Lifshitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Syneisactism and reform: gender relations in the Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- The Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- The Gun(t)za and Abirhilt manuscripts: women and their books in the Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- "I am crucified in Christ" (Galatians 2:20): the Kitzingen crucifixion miniature and visions of the Apostle Paul -- "We interpret spiritual truths to people possessed of the Spirit" (1 Corinthians 2:13): studying the Bible with the Fathers of the Church -- "The sensual man does not perceive those things that are of the Spirit of God" (1 Corinthians 2:14): history and theology in the stories of the saints -- "An eternal weight of glory" (2 Corinthians 4:17): discipline and devotion in monastic life -- "Concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord" (1 Corinthians 7:25): consecrated women and altar service in the Anglo-Saxon cultural province in Francia -- "Through a glass darkly" (1 Corinthians 13:12): textual transmission and historical representation as feminist strategies in early medieval Europe
Control code
881385854
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780823256877
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014004534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023882194
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881385854
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