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Les trajets des femmes au XIIe siècle. Comparaison Orient-Occident
The journeys of women in the12th century. Orient-Occident comparison

Author(s): Diana Necula
Subject(s): History, Middle Ages, 6th to 12th Centuries
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: Middle Ages; women’s travel; Agnes (Anne) of France; Irene Doukas; Eleanor of Aquitaine;

Summary/Abstract: Despite the common belief and a certain mentality going from the Ancient Times through out the Middle Ages the women from the medieval nobility are not always confined to their living places. They are often travelling, out from their original countries and the voyage is a part deeply imbedded in their existence.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 5-15
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: French