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On the purification of women : churching in northern France, 1100-1500 / Paula M. Rieder.

  • Rieder, Paula M., 1949-
Date
2006
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About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Physical description

257 pages ; 22 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-251) and index.

Contents

Cum lumine et oblatione: the origins of churching in France -- Ob honorem sacramenti matrimonii: the redefinition of churching -- Quia pollutae et peccatrices erant: churching as purification -- Salvan fac famulam tuam, domine: the liturgical ritual of churching -- Si vero mulier gravi infirmitate: churching and childbirth -- Toute bonne femme: churching as a women's rite -- Le jour de la feste: churching, honor, and social order

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    UO.CZ.AA2
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ISBN

  • 1403969698
  • 9781403969699