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The Resource Virgins of Venice : enclosed lives and broken vows in the Renaissance convent, Mary Laven

Virgins of Venice : enclosed lives and broken vows in the Renaissance convent, Mary Laven

Label
Virgins of Venice : enclosed lives and broken vows in the Renaissance convent
Title
Virgins of Venice
Title remainder
enclosed lives and broken vows in the Renaissance convent
Statement of responsibility
Mary Laven
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Early 16th century Venice had 50 convents and about 3000 nuns. Far from being places of religious devotion, the convents were often little more than dumping-grounds for unmarried women fron the upper ranks of Venetian society. Mary Laven creates a portrait of the nun's world
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1969-
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Laven, Mary
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Monasticism and religious orders for women
  • Women
  • Convents
  • Venice (Italy)
Label
Virgins of Venice : enclosed lives and broken vows in the Renaissance convent, Mary Laven
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
January2003
Control code
000023755123
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxx, 284 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670896356
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Virgins of Venice : enclosed lives and broken vows in the Renaissance convent, Mary Laven
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
January2003
Control code
000023755123
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxx, 284 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670896356
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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