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Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia


Moving beyond biographies of famous noble women of the middles ages, the scope of this important reference work is vast and provides a comprehensive understanding of medieval women's lives and experiences. Masculinity in the middle ages is also addressed to provide important context for understanding women's roles. Entries that range from 250 words to 4,500 words in length thoroughly explore topics in the following areas:

Art and Architecture
Countries, Realms, and Regions
Daily Life
Documentary Sources
Education and Learning
Gender and Sexuality
Medicine and Science
Music and Dance
Political Figures
Religion and Theology
Religious Figures
Social Organization and Status

Written by renowned international scholars, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe is the latest in the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages. Easily accessible in an A-to-Z format, students, researchers, and scholars will find this outstanding reference work to be an invaluable resource on women in Medieval Europe.

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Tags: Europe, lives, womens, Medieval, Gender