Petersen, Joan M. (Joan Margaret), 1914-. Handmaids of the Lord : contemporary descriptions of feminine asceticism in the first six Christian centuries in Cistercian Studies Series (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Cistercian Publications, 1996). 143.

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16293
 
Title:
 
Handmaids of the Lord : contemporary descriptions of feminine asceticism in the first six Christian centuries
 
Primary Author:
 
Petersen, Joan M. (Joan Margaret), 1914-
 
Role:
 
translator
 
Publisher:
 
Cistercian Publications
 
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Citation:
 
143
 
Language:
 
English
 
Source Type:
 
Primary Source
 
Publication Type:
 
collection
 
Publication Status:
 
Published
 
Place of Publication:
 
Kalamazoo, Mich.
 
Date of Publication:
 
1996
 
Notes:
 
Contents : Feminine monasticism in the first six Christian centuries -- Macrina : a domestic monastery in Cappadocia -- The life of Saint Macrina / by Gregory of Nyssa -- Letters of Saint Jerome to ascetic women in the Roman Empire -- Marcella, Lea, Asella, and Principia -- Paula the Elder -- Demetrias --Paula the Younger and Pacatula -- Melania the Elder / by Palladius -- Melania the Younger / by Palladius -- The life of the holy Melania / by Gerontius -- The life of Saint Radegunde / by Venantius Fortunatus [and] the nun Baudonivia -- The death and funeral of Radegunde / by Gregory of Tours.