Gender, Honor, and the Law in the Medieval Mediterranean

AHA Session 116
Society for Italian Historical Studies 4
Saturday, January 4, 2020: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Madison Square (Sheraton New York, Lower Level)
Corinne Wieben, University of Northern Colorado
Susan Alice McDonough, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The Audience

Session Abstract

This session presents three papers exploring issues of sexual, marital, and personal honor in the legal records of the late medieval Mediterranean, including spousal desertion and concubinage, clerical sex and violence, and the legal status of prostitutes.
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