Monday, December 30, 2019



Penitential of Theodore 2.12.31, in John T. McNeill and Helena M. Gamer, Medieval Handbooks of Penance. A Translation of the Principal Libri Poenitentiales and Selections from Related Documents (1938; rpt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990), p. 211:
A husband ought not to see his wife nude.
The Latin, from Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, edd. Arthur West Haddan and William Stubbs, Vol. III (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1871), p. 201 (where it is numbered 30):
Maritus quoque non debet uxorem suam nudam videre.

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