Women of the Twelfth Century, Volume 2: Remembering the Dead

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In this volume, one of the greatest medieval historians of our time continues his rich and illuminating inquiry into the lives of twelfth-century women. Georges Duby bases his account on a twelfth-century genre that commemorated the virtues of noblewomen who had died and the roles they came to play in the history of their lineage. From these genealogical works a vivid picture emerges of the lives these women led, the values they held, and the way in which they were viewed by the ecclesiastical and chivalric writers who ...

Women of the Twelfth Century, Volume 2: Remembering the Dead 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226167848

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Women of the Twelfth Century, Volume 2: Remembering the Dead 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226167831

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