Domus fenestrae

Lit. 'the house of windows or the window house'. This building in a *Gilbertine double monastery was between the male and female houses, intended to keep the sexes separate. It contained windows through which they communicated. -

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  • Clausura — Lit. closed (off), enclosure . This word refers to the practice of barring members of the opposite sex from a monastery or nunnery. Cf. Domus fenestrae …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Fenestra parvula — A small window through which nuns and canons of a *Gilbertine double house communicated and made confession etc. Another similarly small window enabled nuns to speak to their family when permitted. [< Lat. fenestra = window + parvula = small,… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Magna fenestra versatilis — The large revolving shutter in a *Gilbertine double monastery through which food was passed from the monks side to the nuns . It was ingeniously constructed so that neither side was able to see the other. Cf. Domus fenestrae; Fenestra parvula …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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  • ОКНА —    • Fenestrae,          см. Domus, Дом, 11 и Πολιορκία, Осада, 8 …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

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