Virgins of Venice: Broken Vows and Cloistered Lives in the Renaissance Convent

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Virgins of Venice: Broken Vows and Cloistered Lives in the Renaissance Convent - Laven, Mary

Cambridge historian Laven has created a detailed and dramatic tapestry of resourceful, determined, often passionate women who managed to lead fulfilling lives despite their virtual imprisonment in Venice's 16th-century convents.

Virgins of Venice: Broken Vows and Cloistered Lives in the Renaissance Convent 2004, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780142004012

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