From Virile Woman to Womanchrist: Studies in Medieval Religion and Literature

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Appendix B: Glossary of Religious Women
This list includes all the religious women discussed in this book,but is not intended to be exhaustive. The subjects are identified by date,religious house or region, order or status, and texts composed by or aboutthem. All titles are given in English.
Adelheid of Frauenberg (14th c.), Dominican nun at Töss. Vita by Elsbeth Stagel, Life of the Sisters of Töss, ch. 22.
Adelheid of Rheinfelden (13th c.), fugitive wife; Dominican prioress at Unterlinden, ca. 1255- 1264. Vita by Catherine of Gueberschwihr, Unterlindench.25.
Agnes of Bohemia (ca. 1211- 1282), royal foundress and abbess of Poor Clares in Prague; sister of Guglielma of Milan. Canonized 1989.
Agnes of Herenkeim (15th c.), noble widow; Dominican foundress of Unterlinden in Colmar, Alsace ( 1232). Unterlindench. 21.
Aldobrandesca of Siena ( 1245- 1510), widow and tertiary, order of Umiliati. Vita by Gregory Lombardelli (16th c.).
Alice of Schaerbeke (d. 1250), Cistercian nun of La Cambre, then leper and recluse. Anonymous vita.
Angela of Foligno (c. 1248- 1309), Italian widow; Franciscan tertiary and mystic. Author, Memorial and Instructions (Latin), dictated to "Brother A."
Anna of Wineck (13th c.), Dominican nun. Unterlindench. 31.
Beatrice of Nazareth ( 1200- 1268), Flemish Cistercian nun and mystic. Author, Seven Manners of Love (Dutch). Anonymous vita based on lost vernacular autobiography.
Birgitta of Sweden ( 1303- 1373), noblewoman and mother of eight; visionary, prophet, and activist; foundress of Brigittine Order. Author, Revelations, dictated to Peter of Skenninge and Peter of Alvastra (Swedish and Latin). Canonized 1391.
Catherine of Genoa ( 1447- 1510), mystic, spiritual teacher, and hospital sister. Author, Treatise on Purgatory and Spiritual Dialogue (Italian), recorded posthumously by her disciples. Vita by Don Cattaneo Marabotto and Ettore Vernazza . Canonized 1737.
Catherine of Gueberschwihr (late 13th-early 14th c.), Dominican nun. Author, Lives of the Sitters of Unterlinden.
Catherine of Siena ( 1347- 1380), Dominican tertiary, activist, and mystic. Author, Dialogue and Letters ( Italian). Vita by Raymond of Capua. Canonized 1461.
Christina Mirabilis of St.-Trond ( 1150-1224), Flemish peasant, freelance miracle- worker and "holy fool." Vita by Thomas of Cantimpré.

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