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Byzantine Empresses Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204 by Lynda Garland

Byzantine Empresses Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204


Byzantine Empresses Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204 by Lynda Garland

Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between 527 and 1204. It presents and analyses the available historical data in order to outline what these empresses did, what the sources thought they did, and what they wanted to do.

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Publication date

1st January 2011


Lynda Garland

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Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd


364 pages


Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500



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