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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Red Square, Black Square. Thanks for telling us about the problem. James Walker rated it really liked it Nov 27, 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.
Clarissa Chumfong rated it it was ok Jul 29, Secretus rated it really liked it Dec 13, However, the book had a much more far-reaching influence. Rebekkah rated it really liked it Jan 31, 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.
Tess rated it it was ok Jul 09, Stephanie Villegas rated it liked it Apr 06, This has been attested to by experience. This is the reason why those [meaning men] who have a great deal of sexual intercourse do not live for a long time.
Ann Julia rated it it was amazing Aug 21, 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.
On the Generation of the Sperm. 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.
Both the content of the treatise and the reputation of its author erroneously believed to be Albertus Magnus inspired a few medieval scholars aecretis compose lengthy commentaries on the text, substantial selections from which are included, providing further evidence of how medieval men secrwtis science and viewed the female body. Secreits Preview See a Problem?
Women’s Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus Magnus’ de Secretis Mulierum with Commentaries
Oct 20, Madeline rated it really liked it Shelves: 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 muljerum men interpreted science and viewed the female body.
Dec 26, Mary Overton added it. 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. Meg rated it liked it Apr 19, On the Generation of Imperfect Animals V: Dara rated it liked it Apr 21, Want to Read saving….
If his seed which is ejected to the ground were placed in the womb, there is a possibility that the woman would conceive. On the Signs of Chastity XI: No trivia or quizzes yet.
On the Signs of Corruption of Virginity X: The author quotes Aristotle: Going beyond the Pairs. 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.
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De secretis mulierum. Item, de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium
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. Books by Helen Rodnite Lemay. The introductory material is of high quality; Lemay is well aware of the interplay between philosophers and medical writers on a number of issues.
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Andre Gide and the Second World War. Thus, it often happens that a woman conceives if she is in a bath where a man had ejaculated because the vulva s What I learned from this book: Paperbackpages.
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Heidi Nemo rated it liked it Jan 02, The woman, an essential part of this formula, is a cold and humid being, willing to shorten a man’s life by sucking the warmth out of his body and soul. Annastasia Conner rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Ruben rated it liked it Apr 19, However, the book had a much more far-reaching influence. Leyla Chisamore muljerum it really liked it Aug 22, Concerning the Influence of the Planets IV: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.