The Virgin and the Basilisk-a Study of Medieval Women and Their Social Roles in Iacopone Da Todi ’ S ( 1230 / 36-1306 ) Laude

Abstract

During his lifetime, the Franciscan Iacopone da Todi (1230/36-1306) wrote a number of poems now known under the collective name of Laude. Influenced by different literary styles, such as Sicilian-Tuscan and differentiating itself from the Franciscan literary production of its time, Iacopone’s Laude discuss both religious and secular matters.2 This article… (More)