Caviness, Madeline H.. Silent Witnesses, Absent Women, and the Law Courts in Medieval Germany in Fama: The politics of Talk and Reputation in Medieval Europe (2003). 47-72.

ID:
 
11572
 
Title:
 
Silent Witnesses, Absent Women, and the Law Courts in Medieval Germany
 
Primary Author:
 
Caviness, Madeline H.
 
Additional Authors:
 
Nelson, Charles G.
 
Citation:
 
47-72
 
Language:
 
English
 
Source Type:
 
Secondary Source
 
Publication Type:
 
article or essay
 
Publication Status:
 
Published
 
Date of Publication:
 
2003
 
Notes:
 
Examines the use of hand gestures and other non-verbal communication in the Sachsenspiegel and what this reveals about anxiety about women, and their legal status. Commentary and images are available online at Caviness & Nelson's own site at Tufts.
 
Country:
 
Germany
 
Region:
 
Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)