Historic personalities Traditions in the middle ages

Women of the Middle Ages

Today is International Women’s Day! But what role did they play in the Middle Ages?


Did they have an influence on the society of the time?


Did they have access to education, books and power?


And which personalities stood out here?

⏰⏰ TOPICS ⏰⏰

0:00 Introduction

0:16 Access to education

0:58 Roles of women in the Middle Ages

1:25 Key personalities

2:30 Women as scholars

2:54 Books and women

3:24 Early clerical cultures and secular writing rooms

3:50 Women as employers

4:43 Closing words

5:06 Outro

5:21 Sources

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