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The Ladies of Zamora

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The Ladies of Zamora tells the remarkable story of a scandal that occurred in a Spanish convent during the thirteenth century. Peter Linehan, the foremost expert on medieval Spain, expertly sets forth the details of the affair and shows how the effects were felt not just in Spain but throughout Europe, even as far as the papal curia.

Established in 1264 by two wealthy siste
Paperback, 212 pages
Published April 21st 2004 by Penn State University Press (first published January 1st 1997)
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Jul 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is so bad it's good. By which I mean to say that the scholarship is excellent, but speaks volumes about the scholar's viewpoint/time period/milieu without realizing it. I picked this up for some research I am doing for my own creative writing, but if you have any interest in nuns or Catholicism or just Spain/Portugal, get the book, get some wine, and combine the two, because you will enjoy it all the better for both.
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