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  • Note 55: Dinant, p. 23: "Dicit autem ARISTOTELES feminam quodammodo esse marem imperfectum et eius menstruum sanguinem esse indigestum sperma; similem superfluitatem esse sperma viri et menstruum sanguinem mulieris excepto quod superfluitas hec maior in femina est et colorem retinet sanguineum propter defectum caloris digerentis." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Sometimes it was divided into two parts, as now in the Roman Breviary, the second part beginning with "O gloriosa Domina" (or "femina").

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • And there tended to be a similar sort of distinction — though perhaps less starkly delineated — between 3rd-dec. mulier, mulieris (“adult female human”) and 1st-dec. femina, feminae (“a lovely, curvy, nurturing, MILF-y Real Woman”).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » PC

  • And there tended to be a similar sort of distinction — though perhaps less starkly delineated — between 3rd-dec. mulier, mulieris (“adult female human”) and 1st-dec. femina, feminae (“a lovely, curvy, nurturing, MILF-y Real Woman”).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » PC

  • Literary references to individual imperial women as princeps femina include Ovid, Epistulae ex Ponto 3.1.125 and Ovid, Tristia 1.6.25; the anonymous Consolatio ad Liviam 303 (all referring to Livia); and Macrobius, Saturnalia 2.5.6 (referring to both Livia and Julia).

    Caesars’ Wives

  • To some ancient observers such women epitomized an aberrant category of female described in Roman literature as a dux femina a woman general, an oxymoron of a title that implied an unnatural combination of male and female characteristics.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • The philosopher Seneca called her a gravis femina a “serious” or “dignified” woman for her robust advice given many years later to a disgraced great-nephew on how to face his punishment like a man.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Presumably, you meant 'Pro homine (or pro femina) changes'.

    What should Ming have done?

  • This one and O gloriosa femina or sometimes "O gloriosa domina" are sung to the same tune.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • This one and O gloriosa femina or sometimes "O gloriosa domina" are sung to the same tune.

    "The Feast of the Purification of the B. V. Mary (Feb. 2)" (also called "Candlemas," and "The Presentation")

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