Maternity and Faith in the Copenhagen Bohun Women Saints’ Lives (Royal Library, Ms Thott 517 4º)

Marina Vidas

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    Magdalene deal with issues, such as faith, conduct and death, which might have hadrelevance for a widow. Furthermore, the Transitus text, with its focus on the lamentingmother of Christ, could have had a particular interest for the dowager countess, whois known to have commissioned the devotional poem, the Complaint of the Virgin. It is,therefore, suggested in this article that both Joan de Bohun and one of her daughterscould have been the intended audience of the Lives.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftDenmark. Kongelige Bibliotek. Fund og Forskning
    Vol/bind52
    Sider (fra-til)55-80
    Antal sider26
    ISSN0069-9896
    StatusUdgivet - 2013

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