Medieval Women – A Pictorial Journey into their lives
Women’s rights were not at their brightest during the Middle Ages – that well known assertion is true enough in a broad sense. But, what about Mary, the greatest of the saints? And what about all those wealthy business widows, princesses and abbesses? Medieval art has much to tell us about women’s lives (albeit that most of the artists were men!), and my lecture uses it to gain a broad overview of a vast subject.