Helen Rodnite Lemay. Women’s Secrets. A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus. Magnus’ “De secretis mulierum” with Commentaries. SUNY Series in Medieval. Sheila Fisher, Trinity College. Lemay, Helen Rodnite. Women’s Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albert us Magnus’. “De Secretis Mulierum” with Commentaries. Women’s Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus Magnus’s De Secretis Mulierum with Commentaries. Helen Rodnite Lemay.
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Feb 10, Micaela rated it really liked it Shelves: Tanya rated it really liked it Jun 08, About Helen Rodnite Lemay. Women’s Secrets provides the first modern translation of the notorious treatise De secretis mulierum, popular throughout the late middle ages and into modern times. Both the content of the treatise and the reputation of its author erroneously believed to be Albertus Magnus inspired a few medieval scholars to compose lengthy commentaries on the text, substantial selections from which are included, providing further evidence of how medieval men interpreted science and viewed the female body.
When the body is dried up and its humidity extracted, its life is weakened, and as a consequence its powers se weakened and death takes place. My Voice Because of You. Andre Gide and the Second World War. Leyla Chisamore rated it really liked it Aug 22, Lists with This Book.
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Women’s secrets: a translation of pseudo-Albertus Magnus De Secretis Mulierum with commentaries
Lemay shows muliermu its message that women were evil, lascivious creatures built on the misogyny of the work’s Aristotelian sources and laid the groundwork for serious persecution of women. Books by Helen Rodnite Lemay. Helen Rodnite Lemay – Author. Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Related Titles Idioms of Distress. Anita rated it really liked it Mar 21, I say that the man will remain fertile if he was fertile beforehand, because he can emit spermatic sscretis, although not as well as before.
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It is truly remarkable. Click on image to enlarge. Thus women who have much sexual intercourse do not have their lives shortened as men do” 70 Ejaculation causes the man’s body to “become exceedingly dry because sperm has the power of humidifying and heating.
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Both the content of the treatise and the reputation of its author erroneously believed to be Albertus Magnus inspired a few medieval scholars to compose lengthy commentaries on the text, substantial selections from which are included, providing further evidence of how medieval men interpreted science and viewed the female body.
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