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Author Miller, Tanya Stabler, author.

Title The Beguines of medieval Paris : gender, patronage, and spiritual authority / Tanya Stabler Miller
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Middle Ages Series
Middle Ages series.
Contents Introduction -- The Prud'homme and the Beguines: Louis IX and the foundation fo the Beguinage of Paris -- The world of the Beguinage -- Beguines, silk and the city -- Masters and pastors: Sorbonne scholars, Beguines, and religious instruction -- Religious education and spiritual collaboration at the Beguinage of Paris -- "There are among us women called Beguines" -- The King's Beguines -- Appendix. Beguines whose occupations are known -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Summary This book reconstructs the history of beguine communities in one of medieval Europe's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities: Paris. Drawing on an array of archival sources, Miller illuminates the important role beguines played in the economic, intellectual, and religious life of the city
Analysis Gender Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Religious Studies
Women's Studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
Print version record
Subject Beguines -- France -- Paris -- History -- To 1500
Women in Christianity -- France -- Paris -- History -- To 1500
Monastic and religious life of women -- France -- Paris -- History -- To 1500
HISTORY / Medieval.
Monastic and religious life of women
Women in Christianity
Beginer -- Frankrike -- Paris -- medeltiden.
Katolicism -- andlighet.
Beguines -- France -- Paris -- Middle Ages.
Catholicism -- spirituality.
Beginer -- historia.
Women in Christianity -- historia.
Andliga ordnar -- historia.
France -- Paris
Frankrike -- Paris.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780812209686