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Author Silleras-Fernandez, Nuria, author

Title Chariots of ladies : Francesc Eiximenis and the court culture of medieval and early modern Iberia / Nuria Silleras-Fernandez
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction : Eiximenis, his patronesses, and female virtue in late medieval and early modern Iberia -- A return to piety : Francesc Eiximenis and the culture of the late medieval Catalan court (the Crown of Aragon, 1327-1409) -- Noble inspiration : Sanxa Ximenis d'ArenĂ³s and the Book of women (Valencia, c. 1380-96) -- Fit for a queen : the Scala Dei, Franciscan queenship, and Maria de Luna (Barcelona, c. 1396-1410) -- Found in translation : Isabel the Catholic reads Eiximenis (Castile, c. 1490-1516) -- Eiximenis on the Atlantic : the Chariot of ladies and Catalina of Hapsburg (Portugal, c. 1525-78) -- Conclusion : feminine virtue, female agency, and the legacy of Eiximenis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 18, 2015)
Subject Eiximenis, Francesc, approximately 1340-approximately 1409 -- Influence.
Catholic women -- Iberian Peninsula -- Conduct of life.
Didactic literature -- History and criticism.
Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Iberian Peninsula -- Civilization.
Iberian Peninsula -- Court and courtiers -- History -- To 1500.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801453836
1501701649 (electronic bk)
9781501701641 (electronic bk)