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Mrzljak, Ana Marija. (2018). Žene u Šibeniku u 15. stoljeću. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of History. [mentor Nikolić Jakus, Zrinka].

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Private legal documents written by the fifteenth century communal Šibenik notaries Zilius condam Gulielmi de Albanis de Regio (1398 and 1400), Indricus de Indricis (1431-1434), Pietrobono Pagano (1436-1437), Bonmatheum de Verona (1449-1451), Petrus condam Iohannis (1453-1454) and the documents of the official book of the chancellery of the Šibenik count Fantino de cha de Pesaro (1441-1443) and the printed version of the municipal law of Šibenik „Volumen statutorum civitatis Sibenici“, created between the 13th and mid-16th century and published in 1608, are the sources of the facts about the life of women of Šibenik in the 15th century, the theme that this paper analyzes.The medieval Šibenik law is the source for the analysis of the legal and social status of the women of Šibenik in the 15th century. Documents compiled by the communal notaries including last wills in the form of testaments or breviaries, inventories of property, deposits of the pawned objects, dowry contracts, deeds of donation, bequests, purchase and sale of goods, insults and the other various documents, are the sources for the analysis of many aspects of everyday life and problems of the women of Šibenik in the 15th century, divided into five sections: women in the municipal law, family life, socio-economic life, marginalized women and the religious life. The first unit contains description of the social and legal status of women in the municipal law of Šibenik and the women's participation in the private documents written by notaries of Šibenik in the fifteenth century. The theme of the second unit is the role of women in the family and the various aspects of her life: paternal authority in the childhood, legal emancipation from parents, marriage contracts, dowries, the husband authority over his wife in marriage, difficult labor and dangerous deliveries, high level of infant and child mortality, the end of childhood at the age of majority, divorce, time of independence and relative freedom in the widowhood, women and crime, preparation for death. The following unit considers participation of women in the public and economic life: working women, types of jobs, sale and purchase, tenures, money lending, serving. The fourth unit deals with marginalized groups and the Šibenik witch trial. The fifth unit considers religious life of the Šibenik women: fraternities, pilgrimages, pious donations, monasticism and religious orders for women.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Subjects: History
Departments: Department of History
Supervisor: Nikolić Jakus, Zrinka
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2018 10:54
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2018 10:54

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