Women in Frankish Society: Marriage and the Cloister, 500 to 900: Marriage and the Cloister, 500-900 (The Middle Ages Series)

Women in Frankish Society Marriage and the Cloister to Marriage and the Cloister The Middle Ages Series This well documented social study of the status and activities of women in the family and in the church during the Merovingian and the Carolingian periods is a valuable addition both to medieval histo

  • Title: Women in Frankish Society: Marriage and the Cloister, 500 to 900: Marriage and the Cloister, 500-900 (The Middle Ages Series)
  • Author: Suzanne Fonay Wemple
  • ISBN: 9780812212099
  • Page: 192
  • Format: Paperback
  • This well documented social study of the status and activities of women in the family and in the church during the Merovingian and the Carolingian periods is a valuable addition both to medieval history and to women s history Religious Studies Review Wemple has written an intelligent and interesting book about he transformation of Frankish society from a relatively pri This well documented social study of the status and activities of women in the family and in the church during the Merovingian and the Carolingian periods is a valuable addition both to medieval history and to women s history Religious Studies Review Wemple has written an intelligent and interesting book about he transformation of Frankish society from a relatively primitive tribal structure to a complex hierarchical organization under the Carolinians and has provided valuable insights into women s experiences in a crucial and formative period in Western civilization American Historical Review The position of women and their roles in Merovingian and Carolingian society are carefully delineated in this thoughtful and well researched study The Key Reporter Rich and engagingly written Library Journal

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    1. Given that this book was originally written in 1980, I definitely have to give it some leeway in terms of outdated its theoretical structure is. That said, if this were not the only basic introduction to Merovingian women and religion which the university library had to offer, I would not have ploughed through this all the way to the end. I thought the style of her writing was somewhat clunky, many of her conclusions not supported by the material, and flat out disagreed with her views on hagiogr [...]


    2. On the one hand, the author is dispassionate without being disinterested, she has done rigorous research of the documents available, and she is more generous to the Church than most writers. On the other hand, she uses the language of a feminist historian - equality, equal rights, etc. - which is incongruous to the time period. If you don't understand Christianity, then you will not understand Europe during the 4th-8th centuries. As I say, Wemple refrains from vitriol against the Church, which i [...]


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