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Although women of higher station in ancient greece and rome were regular in medieval times, many church leaders in the europe thought. Women composers by time period view composers a - z pre-medieval biographies (to 1100) kassia medieval biographies (1100-1450) alamanda. Within the households of the medieval period, especially among the lower classes, there were usually strict gender roles for both woman and men women were. The general attitude towards women in medieval times, was that they were inferior to men generally, women were taught that they should be meek and.
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The medieval period is often imagined as one characterised by lawlessness, violence and warfare, proliferated by images of blood and. Web orb: medieval women's studies [at orb] web bibliography of works by and about women writers of the middle ages (robbins library) egeria. Impressive women of medieval europe: rulers, artists, writers, saints, three sons, serving as regent at times and more informally at others.