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Dark age nunneries : the ambiguous identity of female monasticism, 800-1050 / Steven Vanderputten.

Author/creator Vanderputten, Steven author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2018]
Descriptionxiii, 309 pages ; 23 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Setting the boundaries for legitimate experimentation -- Holy vessels, brides of Christ : ambiguous ninth-century realities -- Transitions, continuities, and the struggle for monastic lordship -- Reforms, "semi-reforms," and the silencing of women religious in the tenth century -- New beginnings -- Monastic ambiguities in the new millennium.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Vanderputten, Steven. Dark age nunneries. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018 9781501715969
Genre/formChurch history.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2017038573
ISBN9781501715952
ISBN9781501715945 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
ISBN1501715941 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
ISBN150171595X (paperback ; alkaline paper)

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