Dark Age Nunneries
The Ambiguous Identity Of Female Monasticism, 800-1050
de Steven (Ghent University) Vanderputten
Sobre o livro
In Dark Age Nunneries, Steven Vanderputten dismantles the common view of women religious between 800 and 1050 as disempowered or even disinterested witnesses to their own lives. It is based on a study of primary sources from forty female monastic communities in Lotharingia--a politically and culturally diverse region that boasted an...