Mulierculae


Mulierculae
The 'little women' whom students at Oxford c.1250 were forbidden to have or keep in their lodgings. -

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  • Beguine — A woman who led a life of religious devotion without taking vows. They were known as mulieres sanctae = holy women and lived in communities. The movement began in Liege in the late 12c but during the 13c, while it grew, it also attracted some… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • ANNULI — originis incertae; fabulae illorum vetustatem a rupe Caucatea repetunt et Promethei vincula eo detorquent. Troianis certe temporibus usum Annuli fuisse ignoratum, Plinius affirmat, hâc ratione ductus, quod Homerus eorum nullam fecerit mentionem,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BALAENA — Graece φάλαινα, e cetorum genere, (alias enim cum Ceto, species cum genere, confundi solet) omnium maxima, et velut coeterorum Rex ac Princeps, quam propriam Indico Oceano facit Plin. l. 9. c. 3. Maximum animal in Indico mari Pristis et Balaena… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BARO — I. BARO idem posteris, qui Heros et ex proceribus unus, antiquis. A Βἀρος quibusdam: Βαρὺς autem modo bardum et stupidum; modo elatum, genetosum, fortem notat. Alciatus Barones, quasi Verones vult dictos, a populo Hispaniae, nomen illud a fluvio… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BROXAE — maleficae sunt et sortilegae mulierculae, in montibus Pyrenaeis, apud Martinum de Arles Canonicum Eccles. Pampilonens. l. de Superstitionibus, laudatum Car. du Fresne …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CASSANDRA — I. CASSANDRA Iobatis filia, quae Belletophonti nupsit. Homerus. II. CASSANDRA Priami et Hecubae filia, quae cum ob formae venustatem ab Apolline amaretur, iussa quamcumque vellet concubitûs mercedem petere, vaticinandi peritiam sibi dari… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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