She’s said to be the first professional female author, a champion of women, and the builder of The City of Ladies. She was also one of the most popular writers of the fifteenth century, despite virtually disappearing until the twentieth. This week, Danièle explores the life and writings of one of the most outspoken women of the Middle Ages: Christine de Pizan.
You can find several translations of Christine de Pizan’s works, including:
You can buy her book Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction through Amazon.com
Top Image: Christine depicted in British Library MS Harley 4431, f.259v.