Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice

❮PDF / Epub❯ ★ Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice Women in Culture and Society Series Author Jutta Gisela Sperling – Ar1web.co In late sixteenth century Venice nearly 60 percent of all patrician women joined convents and only a minority of these women did so voluntarily In trying to explain why unprecedented numbers of patricIn late sixteenth century Venice nearly 60 percent of all patrician women joined convents and only a minority of these women did so voluntarily In trying to explain why unprecedented numbers of patrician women did not marry historians have claimed that dowries became too expensive However Jutta Gisela Sperling debunks this myth and argues that the rise of forced vocations happened withi.

N the context of aristocratic culture and societySperling explains how women were not allowed to marry beneath their social status while men could especially if their brides were wealthy Faced with a shortage of suitable partners patrician women were forced to offer themselves as a gift not only to God but to their fatherland as Patriarch Giovanni Tiepolo told the Senate of Venice in 16.

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Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice

Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice

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