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Christine de Pisan

(c. 1364—1430) Italian writer

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Christine de Pizan

Christine de Pizan (c.1364–c.1430)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010

French poet and writer. Although there has been frequent disbelief that a woman could write a technical manual on warfare

Christine de Pisan

Christine de Pisan (1365–after 1429)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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(1365–after 1429),

French writer, was born in Venice. As a small child she was taken to France,

Christine de Pizan (Pisan)

Christine de Pizan (Pisan) (1364–1430)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Born in *Italy, Christine was the daughter of Thomas de Pizan, astronomer and physician at the court of

Christine de Pizan

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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(c.1364–c.1430),

Italian-French poet, born in Venice, the daughter of the Italian royal astrologer at the court of ...

Christine de Pizan

Christine de Pizan (c. 1364–c. 1431)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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863 words

(c. 1364–c. 1431).

Poet and scholar. The rapidly proliferating bibliography devoted to Christine, after some centuries

Pizan, Christine de

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Hilda L. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

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2008
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(1364–c. 1430),

French author and poet. Christine de Pizan has often been called the earliest European feminist writer. She is best remembered for ...

Christine de Pizan

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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(1364–1429)

The biography of Christine de Pizan is essentially contained in her works. This quest for herself is

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