The Garden of Delights

The Garden of Delights

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In The Garden of Delights, Fiona J. Griffiths offers the first major study of the Hortus deliciarum, a magnificently illuminated manuscript of theology, biblical history, and canon law written both by and explicitly for women at the end of the twelfth century. In so doing she provides a brilliantly persuasive new reading of female monastic culture. Through careful analysis of the contents, structure, and organization of the Hortus, Griffiths argues for women's profound… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (June 03, 2011)

Collection: The Middle Ages Series

Format: EPUB

Page count: 412 pages

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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