The Status of Women in 1215
Lecture no. 20 from the course: Years that Changed History: 1215
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
To tackle the subject of what the world was like in general for women in 1215, Professor Armstrong returns to medieval Europe, which was home to many powerful and well-educated women. Explore the lives of three exemplary women of the time: Hildegard of Bingen, Héloïse, and Eleanor of Aquitaine.