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From virile woman to womanChrist

studies in medieval religion and literature

by Newman, Barbara

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Women in Christianity -- History,
    • Women and literature -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
    • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism,
    • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500,
    • Middle Ages -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-343) and index.

      StatementBarbara Newman.
      SeriesMiddle Ages series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV639.W7 N48 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination355 p. :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1111872M
      ISBN 100812232739, 0812215451
      LC Control Number94037704

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