Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2014

368 Pages | 10 color illustrations, 2 b/w illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823256877

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Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia

A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Felice Lifshitz

A Fordham University Press Publication

Fordham Series in Medieval Studies (FUP)

  • Makes a compelling argument for the intellectual contributions of eighth-century religious women, one that will open the doors to new research on the transmission of a female intellectual tradition
  • Felice Lifshitz is one of the premiere writers on gender in the middle ages
  • Using a novel historiographical approach, provides the most detailed study of Carolingian religious women in print