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Author Knox, Lezlie S.

Title Creating Clare of Assisi : female Franciscan identities in later medieval Italy / by Lezlie S. Knox
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 226 pages) : maps
Series The medieval Franciscans, 1572-6991 ; v. 5
Medieval Franciscans ; v. 5.
Contents The friars and sisters -- Clare and the Poor Sisters of San Damiano -- The Order of Saint Clare -- Beyond Clare : a Franciscan centered order -- The Clarisses and observant reform -- Writing female Franciscan identity -- Conclusion: The true daughters of Francis and Clare
Summary Drawing upon the writings of medieval women, this book distinguishes the historical figure of Clare of Assisi from the uses made of her spiritual legacy in debates over the role of women in the Franciscan Order in later medieval Italy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-213) and index
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SUBJECT Clare, of Assisi, Saint, 1194-1253.
Clare, of Assisi, Saint, 1194-1253 fast (OCoLC)fst00109466
Klara von Assisi. swd
Subject Poor Clares -- Italy -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
SUBJECT Poor Clares. fast (OCoLC)fst00520925
Subject Monastic and religious life of women -- Italy -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
RELIGION -- Institutions & Organizations.
Monastic and religious life of women -- Middle Ages.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047443063