Of Six Mediaeval Women (1913)

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OF SIX MEDIÆVAL WOMEN

WITH

A NOTE ON MEDIÆVAL GARDENS

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Bib. de l' Arsenal, Paris.

POET DECLAIMING TO ACCOMPANIMENT OF VIOL.

Frontispiece.

OF SIX

MEDIÆVAL WOMEN

TO WHICH IS ADDED

A NOTE ON
MEDIEVAL GARDENS

 

BY

ALICE KEMP-WELCH

 

WITH INTRODUCTION AND ILLUSTRATIONS

 

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1913

 

AUTHOR'S NOTE

The Author's acknowledgments are due to the Editor of The Nineteenth Century and After for his kind permission to reprint such of the following studies as have already appeared in that Review, and also to "George Fleming" (Miss Constance Fletcher) for her rendering, on page 146, of four verses of Christine de Pisan's poem on Joan of Arc.

 

ILLUSTRATIONS

FACE PAGE
Poet declaiming to accompaniment of Viol Frontispiece
Roswitha presenting her Poem to the Emperor Otho I., the Abbess of Gandersheim standing at her side. A. Dürer, 1501 1
Cover of St. Emmeran Gospels. 10th century 7
Marriage of Otho II. and Theophano. Byzantine, 10th century 7
Lady playing Harp. Add. MS. 38117, Brit. Mus. 32
Add. MS. 10293, Brit. Mus. 34
Boat with Knights and Lady. Add. MS. 10294, Brit. Mus. 49
Glaukos and Polyeidos in Tomb. Greek Vase, Brit. Mus. 52
Statue of Mahaut in Abbey of La Thieuloye, near Arras, now destroyed. From a Drawing, now in Brussels, made in 1602 99
Marriage of Charles le Bel and Marie of Luxemburg. Grandes Chrons. de France. Bib. Nat. 100
Thirteenth-Century Treatise on Surgery, in French. Sloane MS. 1977 103
Banquet, with Minstrels playing, and Room hung with Embroidery. MS. Romance of Alexander, I4th century. Bodleian, Oxford 104
Harl. MS. 4425, Brit. Mus. 105
Christine de Pisan 119
Lady in Horse Litter, returning from Tournament. Harl. MS. 4431, Brit. Mus. 132
La Cité des Dames 138
Setting out for Poissy. Harl. MS. 4431, Brit. Mus. 140
Tomb of Agnes Sorel 158
Book of Hours of Etienne Chevalier 162
Book of Hours of Etienne Chevalier 163
Book of Hours, French, 14th century. Brit. Mus. 176
Harl. MS. 4425, Brit. Mus. 177
Flemish Master, 15th century. Stephenson Clarke Collection 181
MS. Romance of Alexander, 14th century 183
Rhenish Master, C. 1420, Frankfort Hist. Mus. 185
Harl. MS. 4425, Brit. Mus. 186

 
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