Additionally, the uxor
dotata of Menaechmi is reminded by her father, quotiens monstravi tibi viro ut morem geras quid ilk faciat ne id opserves, quo eat, quid rerum gerat (How many times have I told you that you must be compliant with your husband's wishes, not pay attention to what he is doing, where he is going, and how he conducts his affairs?
operates within the bounds of what is local and familiar, a bond that is strengthened by the wife's concern for her gossips whom she is unwilling to abandon.
While the play favors men's work through their tools, it also emphasizes Uxor
's good works, which invite a more generous understanding of domesticity, and implicitly, community.
sounds like Egyptian Luxor, or Hypoluxo, Florida's neologistic stab at a resort.
281-301, first published in Revue des etudes italiennes, 36 (1990), 89-104) which points out that Alberti's first major work De familia does not appear in a vacuum, but belongs in that early humanist context that had produced Francesco Barbaro's De re uxoria (1415-16), Palmieri's Della vita civile, Bruni's Vita di Dante, and Poggio's An seni sit uxor
ducenda (all written in the 1430s, and all dealing with questions of marriage and the family).
The farcical figure of Uxor
, Noah's shrewish wife, in medieval religious drama has usually been read as a parody of unruly women.
Adriana, on the contrary, is defined in terms of the driven goal directedness of an early modern wife, not merely the Matrona of Amphitruo or the shrewish uxor
dotata (wife who has inherited money from her father) of Menaechmi.
Uxoritourism - Spend a weekend on a trip organised by your wife (from the Latin uxor
, meaning wife).