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❰Read❯ ➵ The Good Wife's Guide (Le Ménagier de Paris): A Medieval Household Book Author Gina L. Greco – Anglo-saxon.co You said that you would not fail to improve yourself according to my teaching and correction and you would do everything in your power to behave according to my wishes Prologue I urge you to bewitch aYou said that you would not fail to improve yourself according to my teaching and correction and you would do everything in your power to behave according to my wishes Prologue I urge you to bewitch and bewitch again your future husband and protect him from holes in the roof and smoky fires and do not uarrel with him but be sweet pleasant and peaceful with him Make certain that in winter he has a good fire without smoke and let him slumber warmly wrapped cozy between your breasts and in this way bewitch him In summer take care that there are no fleas in your bedroom or bedIf just once you displease him you will have a difficult time ever appeasing him enough so that the stain of his anger does not remain engraved and written on his heart Although he may not show it or mention it your misdeed cannot soon be smoothed over and erased Should a second act of disobedience occur watch out for his vengeanceGardeners say that rosemary seeds do not ever grow in French soil but if you pluck little branches from a rosemary plant strip them from the top downwards take them by the ends and plant them they will grow If you want to send them far away you must wrap the branches in waxed cloth sew them up and then smear the outside with honey; then powder with wheat flour and you may send them wherever you wishBut as soon as you arrive home be diligent that you yourself or your men ahead of you feed the dogs well then give them fresh clean water in a basin to drink Next have them put to bed on nice straw in a warm place in front of the fire if they are wet or muddy and let them always be held subject to the whip If you act this way they will not pester people at the table or sideboard and they will not get into the bedsSince you must send Master Jehan to the butcher's shop a list follows of the names of all the butchers' shops in Paris and the meats that they supply At the Porte de Paris there are nineteen butchers who by common estimate sell weekly if you average the busy season with the slow season 1900 sheep 400 beefcattle 400 pigs and 200 calves?from The Good Wife's GuideIn the closing years of the fourteenth century an anonymous French writer compiled a book addressed to a fifteen year old bride narrated in the voice of her husband a wealthy aging Parisian The book was designed to teach this young wife the moral attributes duties and conduct befitting a woman of her station in society in the almost certain event of her widowhood and subseuent remarriage The work also provides a rich assembly of practical materials for the wife's use and for her household including treatises on gardening and shopping tips on choosing servants directions on the medical care of horses and the training of hawks plus menus for elaborate feasts andthan 380 recipes The Good Wife's Guide is the first complete modern English translation of this important medieval text also known as Le Ménagier de Paris the Parisian household book a work long recognized for its uniue insights into the domestic life of the bourgeoisie during the later Middle Ages The Good Wife's Guide expertly rendered into modern English by Gina L Greco and Christine M Rose is accompanied by an informative critical introduction setting the work in its proper medieval context as a conduct manual This edition presents the book in its entirety as it must have existed for its earliest readers The Guide is now a treasure for the classroom appealing to anyone studying medieval literature or history or considering the complex lives of medieval women It illuminates the milieu and composition process of medieval authors and will in turn fascinate cooking or horticulture enthusiasts The work illustrates how a perhaps fictional Parisian householder of the late fourteenth century might well have trained his wife so that her behavior could reflect honorably on him and enhance his reputation.

You said that you would not fail to improve yourself according to my teaching and correction and you would do everything in your power to behave according to my wishes Prologue I urge you to bewitch and bewitch again your future husband and protect him from holes in the roof and smoky fires and do not uarrel with him but be sweet pleasant and peaceful with him Make certain that in winter he has a good fire without smoke and let him slumber warmly wrapped cozy between your breasts and in this way bewitch him In summer take care that there are no fleas in your bedroom or bedIf just once you displease him you will have a difficult time ever appeasing him enough so that the stain of his anger does not remain engraved and written on his heart Although he may not show it or mention it your misdeed cannot soon be smoothed over and erased Should a second act of disobedience occur watch out for his vengeanceGardeners say that rosemary seeds do not ever grow in French soil but if you pluck little branches from a rosemary plant strip them from the top downwards take them by the ends and plant them they will grow If you want to send them far away you must wrap the branches in waxed cloth sew them up and then smear the outside with honey; then powder with wheat flour and you may send them wherever you wishBut as soon as you arrive home be diligent that you yourself or your men ahead of you feed the dogs well then give them fresh clean water in a basin to drink Next have them put to bed on nice straw in a warm place in front of the fire if they are wet or muddy and let them always be held subject to the whip If you act this way they will not pester people at the table or sideboard and they will not get into the bedsSince you must send Master Jehan to the butcher's shop a list follows of the names of all the butchers' shops in Paris and the meats that they supply At the Porte de Paris there are nineteen butchers who by common estimate sell weekly if you average the busy season with the slow season 1900 sheep 400 beefcattle 400 pigs and 200 calves?from The Good Wife's GuideIn the closing years of the fourteenth century an anonymous French writer compiled a book addressed to a fifteen year old bride narrated in the voice of her husband a wealthy aging Parisian The book was designed to teach this young wife the moral attributes duties and conduct befitting a woman of her station in society in the almost certain event of her widowhood and subseuent remarriage The work also provides a rich assembly of practical materials for the wife's use and for her household including treatises on gardening and shopping tips on choosing servants directions on the medical care of horses and the training of hawks plus menus for elaborate feasts andthan 380 recipes The Good Wife's Guide is the first complete modern English translation of this important medieval text also known as Le Ménagier de Paris the Parisian household book a work long recognized for its uniue insights into the domestic life of the bourgeoisie during the later Middle Ages The Good Wife's Guide expertly rendered into modern English by Gina L Greco and Christine M Rose is accompanied by an informative critical introduction setting the work in its proper medieval context as a conduct manual This edition presents the book in its entirety as it must have existed for its earliest readers The Guide is now a treasure for the classroom appealing to anyone studying medieval literature or history or considering the complex lives of medieval women It illuminates the milieu and composition process of medieval authors and will in turn fascinate cooking or horticulture enthusiasts The work illustrates how a perhaps fictional Parisian householder of the late fourteenth century might well have trained his wife so that her behavior could reflect honorably on him and enhance his reputation.

Epub  Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good  PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co

Epub Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co

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  1. Kate Kate says:

    Epub Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co good ebok, wife's kindle, guide mobile, ménagier epub, paris: download, medieval ebok, household free, book free, The Good ebok, The Good Wife's Guide EpubThis is a new translation of Le Menagier de Paris which is an interesting book The Menagier is a guide written by an older Parisian man for his very young wife and it covers everything from sex advice to how much she should pay for beef and where she should buy it to how she should plan a meal for six twelve or sixty It's a uniue look into late medieval France including not just the obvious but also gender relations and social arrangements


  2. Ron or Jana Ron or Jana says:

    Epub Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co good ebok, wife's kindle, guide mobile, ménagier epub, paris: download, medieval ebok, household free, book free, The Good ebok, The Good Wife's Guide EpubBut now I know what to do to be a good oneRegarding domestic animals witness that a greyhound mastiff or small dog whether it is walking on the road at table or in bed always stays closest to the person from whom he takes his food and neglects and is distant and timid with all others If the dog is far off he always has his heart and eye on his master Even if his master beats him or casts stones at him the dog follows him wagging his tail and fawning before his master to appease himRaise a whole bunch of hawksOnly read correspondence that is from my husband; if I get correspondence from anyone else pretend I only know how to read his handwritingSteer clear of swaggering idle young men who live beyond their means and


  3. Jamie Jamie says:

    Epub Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co good ebok, wife's kindle, guide mobile, ménagier epub, paris: download, medieval ebok, household free, book free, The Good ebok, The Good Wife's Guide Epubi received a version of this that was abridged to remove everything religious and that was sad because it was such a huge part of the life and custom in this era When I purchased this book it wasn't as pretty as the abridged version but it is all here intact presented and I found it so much


  4. Michele Michele says:

    Epub Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co good ebok, wife's kindle, guide mobile, ménagier epub, paris: download, medieval ebok, household free, book free, The Good ebok, The Good Wife's Guide EpubFabulous This is a translation from the original French manuscript of an older husband's treatise to his wife on how to manage her personal public and spiritual life The enchanting disturbing and amusing aspects of this book is how little has changed in men's innermost secret expectations of their wives and manifestations of their devotion to him A clear window into the realities of the relationship between men and a Good Wife in the 16th century


  5. Gail A. Kellogg Gail A. Kellogg says:

    Epub Gina L. Greco ½ Epub The Good Wife's Guide PDF/EPUB É The Good PDF \ ½ anglo saxon.co good ebok, wife's kindle, guide mobile, ménagier epub, paris: download, medieval ebok, household free, book free, The Good ebok, The Good Wife's Guide EpubThe intro is good for college students in certain classes but the translation was what I was after It's a good translation Be aware that the book is complete for what was originally writtenpreserved but the table o


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