Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance World: A Biographical Dicationary by
Call Number: HQ1143 .E93 2000
Publication Date: 2000
Profiles of 70 women, most of whom are unsung, but all of whom are remarkable for their courage, initiative, and accomplishments in a world where the conventional wisdom was for women to be chaste, silent, and obedient. Includes artists, builders, mystics, political leaders, religious activists, diarists and dramatists, poets and writers, and scholars.