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Five euphemias

Sutherland, Elizabeth

Five euphemias

women in medieval Scotland, 1200-1420

by Sutherland, Elizabeth

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Scotland -- History.,
  • Women -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.,
  • Scotland -- History -- To 1603.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementElizabeth Sutherland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1147.G7 S87 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination282 p.
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21764615M
    ISBN 100094782504

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According to Christian tradition, this occurred at Chalcedon. According to tradition, Euphemia was arrested for refusing to offer sacrifices to suffering various tortures, she died in Died: A.D., Chalcedon, Bithynia. Five Euphemias: Women in Medieval Scotland, Elizabeth Sutherland: Books - 3/5(1).

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The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is. A euphemism is "the substitution of a mild, indirect or vague term for one considered to be harsh, blunt, or offensive". Sometimes called doublespeak, a euphemism is a word or phrase which pretends to communicate but doesn't.

It makes the bad seem good, the negative seem positive, the unnatural seem natural, the unpleasant seem attractive. The idea for writing this book came from an amateur historian, a Dr.

Gordon Ross, who had done considerable research on the five Euphemias, and suggested to Elizabeth Sutherland that she. Looking for books by Elizabeth Sutherland. See all books authored by Elizabeth Sutherland, including Five Euphemias: Women in Medieval Scotland,and In Search of the Picts - A Celtic Dark Age Nation, and more on   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Weeping Tree, In Search of the Picts - A Celtic Dark Age Nation, Day Surgery, Five Euphemias, Hannah Hereafter, The Seer of Kintail, Lent Term, I'll miss you EasterhouseWritten works: The Seer of Kintail.

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The idea for writing this book came from an amateur historian, a Dr. Gordon Ross, who had done considerable research on the five Euphemias, and suggested to Elizabeth Sutherland that she write a novel based on their lives in Ross.

Kathleen Ashley (review of Five Euphemias) is Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine, where she teaches medieval literature and culture and writes on. Or Elizabeth Sutherland's The Five Euphemias, which I have started reading several times, and then gotten waylaid by something less stuffy, but I still really want to read it.

Or the Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, which would evoke such wonderful thoughts of the English countryside with its amazing illstrations and sayings.Kathleen Ashley (review of Five Euphemias) is Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine, where she teaches medieval literature and culture and writes on autobiography, both medieval and modern.

Her books include the co-edited volume Autobiography and Postmodernism (U of Massachusetts P, ; reviewed in Biography ), and the.Reviews several books on gender histories. `On the Trail of the Women Warriors,' by Lyn Webster Wilde; `Queens, Concubines and Dowagers: The King's Wife in the Early Modern Ages,' by Pauline Stafford; `Five Euphemias: Women in Scotland, ,' by Elizabeth Sutherland.

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