Christine de Pizan

Christine de Pizan (1364-1430)

“God has given every woman a good brain which she could put to good use, if she so chose, in all the domains in which the most learned and renowned men excel.”

  • The Book of the City of Ladies (Part I, chapter 28) by Christine de Pizan, translated by Rosalind Brown-Grant (Penguin Classics, 1999).


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