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The garden of delights : reform and renaissance for women in the twelfth century

Author: Fiona J Griffiths
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2007.
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Griffiths, Fiona J.
Garden of delights.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006045670
Named Person: Herrad, of Landsberg Abbess of Hohenburg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona J Griffiths
ISBN: 9780812202113 0812202112
OCLC Number: 759158220
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2007 Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History.
Winner of Winner of the 2008 Margaret Wade Labarge Prize from the Canadian Society of Medievalists.
Description: 1 online resource (381 pages, [18] pages of plates) : illustrations.
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.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: Fiona J. Griffiths.
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