The combination of Strocchia's scholarship and engaging narrative sets a new standard for future studies of nunneries
in other Italian cities.
Four days earlier, nuns belonging to his nunneries
staged protests against China's compulsory "patriotic education" campaign in the region.
These nuns are scattered in various nunneries
, according to the study of Dr.Tashi Zangmo, there are only 22 nunneries
This book puts the abbesses and prioresses of medieval English nunneries
at the centre of investigation.
The Dalai Lama: Up to now, most of the abbots in the nunneries
The Vikings tore through the northernmost three kingdoms, conquering, raping, looting and pillaging, saving particular savagery for monasteries and nunneries
, until they reached Wessex, the wealthiest, southernmost kingdom, governed by a young king, Alfred.
During the next 200 years, several other buildings were constructed, and by the mid-1500s there were 24 in total--hermitages and nunneries
as well as monasteries.
Simons in contrast places beguines squarely within their social, political, and ecclesiastical context, refusing to simplify their history into a response either to a shortage of available husbands or to a shortage of spaces in traditional nunneries
. As he argues throughout, beguines have to be understood in terms of religion, of the urban economy, and of gender.
Only in the last decade, studies by Robert Kendrick, Craig Monson, and Kimberlyn Montford--dealing respectively with nunneries
in Milan, Bologna, and Rome--have opened up a fertile field of inquiry, contributing to a greater understanding of the role of women as musicians during the Catholic Reform.
The best nannies, it would seem, come from nunneries
On ordaining, nuns are often left to fend for themselves-to follow their vows without training in how to do so; to work as domestic servants in family homes due to a lack of nunneries
; or to live at nunneries
whose raison d'etre was to grow food and weave robes for monks, feed visitors travelling to monasteries, and work in the monastic kitchens.
Within this misogynistic context the mocking use of 'nunnery' would fit as a bitter reference, drawn from anti-Catholic propaganda directed against nunneries
, to vice parading as virtue.(9)