Women's Secrets A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus Magnus' de Secretis Mulierum with Commentaries
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Description: The first modern translation of the 13th or 14th-century treatise instructing celibate monks in human reproduction. It was widely read during the middle ages, and its message that women were evil and lascivious laid the groundwork for the serious persecution of women. Includes substantial excerpts from medieval commentary on the text. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/14/1992
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Authors, Dates of Composition, and the Text|
|The Secrets of Women|
|De Secretis Mulierum (On the Secrets of Women)|
|On the Generation of the Embryo|
|On the Formation of the Fetus|
|Concerning the Influence of the Planets|
|On the Generation of Imperfect Animals|
|On the Exit of the Fetus from the Uterus|
|Concerning Monsters in Nature|
|On the Signs of Conception|
|On the Signs of Whether a Male or Female Is in the Uterus|
|On the Signs of Corruption of Virginity|
|On the Signs of Chastity|
|Concerning a Defect of the Womb|
|Concerning Impediments to Conception|
|On the Generation of the Sperm|