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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The Secrets deals with human reproduction and was written to instruct celibate medieval monks on the facts of life and some of the ways mullierum the universe.
Women’s Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus Magnus’ de Secretis Mulierum with Commentaries
My Voice Because of You. If his seed which is ejected to the ground were placed in the womb, there is a possibility that the woman would conceive.
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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thus, it often happens that a woman conceives if she is in a bath where a man had ejaculated because the vulva strongly attracts the sperm Sarah rated it it was amazing Oct 24, On the Generation of the Sperm.
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However, the book had a much more far-reaching influence. That is the goal toward which all things strive so that each might endure.
The Secrets deals with human reproduction and was written to instruct celibate medieval monks on the facts of life and some of the ways of the universe. Dec 26, Mary Overton added it.
However, the book had a much more far-reaching influence. When the body is dried up and its humidity extracted, its life is weakened, and as a consequence its powers are weakened and death takes place.
This is the reason why those [meaning men] who have a great deal of sexual intercourse do not live for a long time. Clarissa Chumfong rated it it was ok Jul 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Apr 18, April Willis rated it liked it. Elizabeth Smith rated it liked it Jun 22, Anita rated it really liked it Mar 21, Both the content of the treatise and the reputation of its author erroneously believed to be Albertus Magnus inspired a few medieval scholars to compose lengthy commentaries on the text, substantial selections from which are included, providing further evidence of how medieval men interpreted science and viewed the female body.
De secretis mulierum. Item, de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium
Ann Julia rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Zachary rated it really liked it Dec 13, This is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of women in the Middle Ages, not secertis 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.
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I say that the man will remain fertile if he was fertile beforehand, because he can emit secretie material, although not as well as before. Tess rated it it was ok Jul 09, 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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Available as a Google eBook for other eReaders and tablet devices. Nicole rated it liked it Jan 25, The author quotes Aristotle: 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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