Women and Power in Byzantium, Ad 527-1204
ISBN10: 0415146887 ISBN13: 9780415146883 Publisher: Routledge Published: Mar 1 1999 Pages: 343 Weight: 1.40lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
This text 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 analyzes the available historical data in order to outline what these empresses did, what the sources thought they did and what they wanted to do.