Helen Rodnite Lemay. Women’s Secrets. A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus. Magnus’ “De secretis mulierum” with Commentaries. SUNY Series in Medieval. Sheila Fisher, Trinity College. Lemay, Helen Rodnite. Women’s Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albert us Magnus’. “De Secretis Mulierum” with Commentaries. Women’s Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus Magnus’s De Secretis Mulierum with Commentaries. Helen Rodnite Lemay.
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On the Generation of Imperfect Animals V: When the body is dried up and its humidity extracted, its life is weakened, and as a consequence its muliierum are weakened and death takes place. Women’s Secrets provides the first modern translation of the notorious treatise De secretis mulierum, popular throughout the late middle ages and into modern times.
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On the Signs of Corruption of Virginity X: This is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of women in the Middle Secrehis, not because it reveals actual women’s secrets of course, but because it reveals exactly how clueless gynecological science was and how widespread truly ridiculous misogynistic rumors were, if there was any doubt. Related Titles Idioms of Distress. On the Generation of the Embryo II: Thus women who have much sexual intercourse do not have their lives shortened as men do” 70 Ejaculation causes the man’s body to “become exceedingly dry because sperm has the power of humidifying and heating.
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I say that the man will remain fertile if he was fertile beforehand, because he can emit spermatic material, although not as well as before. That is the goal toward which all things strive so that each might endure. A good translation of a disturbing book. Feb 10, Micaela rated it really liked it Shelves: Lemay shows how its message that women were evil, lascivious creatures built on the misogyny of the work’s Aristotelian sources and laid the groundwork for serious persecution of women.
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