ides, f.n: woman; young woman, virgin; wife; woman of high standing, noblewoman. (IH-dess / ˈɪ-dɛs)

It’s International Women’s Day.

For today’s Wordhord Wednesday post I’m reading from The Rune Poem — the ‘ice’ rune. Listen on my Patreon page.

Christine de Pizan working in her study, accompanied by her small dog. From the Book of the Queen. France (Paris), c. 1410 – c. 1414. British Library, Harley MS 4431, f. 4r. []

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