A Small Sound of the Trumpet: Women in Medieval Life
Describes the daily life of noblewomen, nuns, and peasants in feudal England and Europe, looks at the treatment of lepers, begars, prostitutes, and criminals, and offers brief profiles of prominent medieval women
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... as did Baudonivia, one of the nuns of her foundation. The difference in point of
view is striking, for, unlike Fortunatus, Baudonivia's emphasis is not primarily on
Radegund's expected virtues The Precursors 7.
It gave sound advice, although later recluses tended to lay much more emphasis
on contemplation culminating in mystical visions than was true in the twelfth or
thirteenth centuries. It should be remembered that a recluse did not live totally ...
Wycliffe was also responsible for the translation of the bible into English and
those who followed him put much emphasis on bible reading and preaching,
rather than the mass and the sacraments and the many popular pious practices,
such as ...
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