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The Garden of Delights [electronic resource] : Reform and Renaissance for Women in the Twelfth Century / Fiona J. Griffiths.

Author/Creator:
Griffiths, Fiona J. author.
Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2007].
Series:
The Middle Ages Series.
The Middle Ages Series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (412 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Christian women -- Religious life -- Germany -- History -- 12th century.
Christian women -- Religious life.
Monastic and religious life of women -- Middle Ages.
Monastic and religious life of women -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Women in Christianity -- Middle Ages.
Women in Christianity -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Fiona J. Griffiths teaches history at New York University.
Summary:
"Writing a book about one of the most complex books ever assembled is no easy task, yet Griffiths rises to the occasion.... This work will be widely and warmly received by medievalists everywhere."-Jeffrey Hamburger, Harvard University.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction
1. Reform and the Cura monialium at Hohenbourg
2. The Hortus deliciarum: A Book for Reform and Renaissance
3. A Bee in the Garden of the Lord
4. From Nectar to Honeycomb: Constructing the Hortus
5. The Tree of Knowledge
6. The Pleasure Garden of Learning: Reading the Hortus
7. Reforming Women in the Garden of Delights
Conclusion: A Book for Women?
Appendix: Latin Texts and Translations
Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
18 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed October 27 2015)
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780812202113
OCLC:
910106889
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812202113 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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