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By: Christopher Gingerich. Christine de Pisan. Biography. French Poet Born circa 1365 Husband died when she was 24 Became writer to support three children. Most Famous Works. The Book of the City of Ladies (1405).

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    1. By: Christopher Gingerich Christine de Pisan

    2. Biography • French Poet • Born circa 1365 • Husband died when she was 24 • Became writer to support three children

    3. Most Famous Works • The Book of the City of Ladies (1405) “The man or the woman in whom resides greater virtue is the higher; neither the loftiness nor the lowliness of a person lies in the body according to the sex but in the perfection of conduct and virtues."

    4. Impact • First Female author in Europe • Viewed as the fist feminist movement • Spokesperson for rights of women in her time • Work became supported by many lords

    5. Other works • Le Livre de la Paix • The book of Peace • Livre des troisvertus • Book of three Virtues • Le Dit de la Rose • The Tale of the Rose • Fais d'armes et de chevalerie • Deeds of Arms and Chivalry