The Writings of Margaret of Oingt: Medieval Prioress and Mystic (Library of Medieval Women)

The Writings of Margaret of Oingt: Medieval Prioress and Mystic (Library of Medieval Women)

By: Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski (author), Margaret of Oingt (author)Paperback

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Translated from the Latin and Francoprovencal with an introduction, notes, and interpretative essay. Margaret of Oingt was born around 1240 into a noble family in the French Beaujolais region, and became prioress of the Carthusian charterhouse of Poletains; visionary and mystic, her writings are intelligent and humorous. Included here are the Page of Meditations, on sin and salvation; the Mirror, a vision of Christ; the Life of the Virgin Saint Beatrice of Ornacieux, an exemplary text; and letters and stories, including comments on her problems as prioress.MARKET GeneralMedieval studies: Intellectual and spiritual life, Women in European culture; History of Western thought; Women's studies

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  • publication date: 01/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780859914420
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780859914420
  • weight: 118
  • ISBN10: 0859914429
  • translations: Latin

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