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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Love, marriage, and family in the Middle Ages.
Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, 2001
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xiv, 524 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Foundations and influences. The biblical foundations ; The Germanic foundations ; Theological foundations : Augustine, On the good marriage ; Theological foundations : Augustine on marriage as a social institution ; Legal foundations : The Burgundian laws ; Legal foundations : Anglo-Saxon laws ; Pastoral foundations : The penitential of Theodore --
Love and its dangers. A biblical celebration of love ; The biblical regulation of sexual behavior ; The marriage of Thorsteinn and Spes ; Charlemagne's daughter and her lover ; The ideology of courtly love ; Troubadour love poetry ; Goliardic love songs ; Vernacular songs of love ; Adulterous love : the story of Equitan ; A debate about love and marriage : The owl and the nightingale ; Abelard and Heloise ; Paolo and Francesca ; Edward III's love for the Countess of Salisbury (1342) ; The Paston family on love and marriage ; Prosecutions and punishments for sexual misconduct --
Marriage and the church. The theology of marriage : Peter Lombard's Sentences ; A woman's view of marriage: Hildegard of Bingen's Scivias ; The good of marriage: Etienne de Fougères ; Ecclesiastical legislation: the Fourth Lateran Council (1215) ; Episcopal legislation: the statues of Salisbury (1217-19) ; The parish priest and the rules of marriage ; How to dissolve a marriage ; Marriage litigation in fifteenth-century London --
Marriage ceremonies, rituals, and customs. Pope Nicholas's letter to a Bulgarian king (866) ; The legend of St. Nicholas and the three dowries ; A bad courtship and a good : Ruodlieb ; The liturgy of marriage ; Popular customs and marriage celebrations. Husbands and wives. An early Christian view of husbands and wives ; Tertullian: To his wife (ca. 200) ; An anti-matrimonial diatribe ; A grieving husband: the death of Einhard's Emma ; The marriage of Guibert of Nogent's parents ; Cautionary tales ; A sermon on the ideal husband ; A popular view of marriage: The vision of Piers the plowman ; St. Bernardino on marriage ; The fifteen joys of marriage --
Marriage and family. Marriage among the Franks ; Counting families in the ninth century ; Spiritual marriages ; A rebellious wife ; An unhappy marriage: Godelieve of Ghistelle ; A lord asserts his rights: Gerald of Aurillac ; Duplicitous wives and illegitimate heirs ; The legitimation of children ; Feudal marriage ; A fraudulent marriage agreement (1280) ; Marriage cases in village courts ; Housing and households ; Domestic violence --
Childbirth. Gregory the Great in sex, childbirth, and purity ; A medical discussion of childbirth ; Description of a birthing chamber ; Prayers for women in childbirth ; Rejoicing for a safe delivery --
Parents and children. Biblical advice on parent/child relations ; Jerome on the education of girls ; Frankish parents' grief ; An unhappy childhood: Guibert of Nogent ; The ideals of childhood ; Intrafamilial conflict ; Parents, children, and child-rearing ; A happy childhood: Jean Froissart ; The instruction of children ; The care of orphans --
Beyond Christendom. Laws regulating contact between Jews, Muslims, and Christians ; Marriage cases in the Jewish community ; A Jewish merchant's letter ; A Jewish father's advice : Eleazar of Mainz ; Islamic teachings on marriage and the family ; Christian misunderstanding of Islamic teachings on marriage ; The Cathar's rejection of marriage.
|Series Title:||Readings in medieval civilizations and cultures, 7.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Jacqueline Murray.|
"A great virtue of this reader is the length of its selections--not just snippets, but long enough portions for students to get a real sense of how the text works." - Ruth Mazo Karras, University of
- Families -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
- Marriage -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
- Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Sources.
- Famille -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 1500 -- Sources.
- Mariage -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 1500 -- Sources.
- Histoire sociale -- 500-1500 (Moyen Âge) -- Sources.
- Social history
- Social history -- Medieval.
- amour -- famille -- mariage -- Moyen-Âge -- document.
- société (milieu humain) -- Moyen-Âge -- document.
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