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Author Garland, Lynda, 1955-
Title Byzantine empresses : women and power in Byzantium, AD 527-1204 / Lynda Garland.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Author Garland, Lynda, 1955-
Subject Empresses -- Byzantine Empire -- Biography.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- 527-1081.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- 1081-1453.
Leadership in women -- Byzantine Empire -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 343 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome. rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-318) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. 1. From stage to statecraft -- pt. 2. Regents and regicides -- pt. 3. Empresses as autocrats.
Summary "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."--BOOK JACKET. "Lynda Garland examines the immense contribution of these women to Byzantine civilisation, which despite stereotypical criticisms in the sources based on the paradoxical combination of women and imperial power was entirely recognised and validated."--BOOK JACKET. "The well-illustrated Byzantine Empresses makes accessible the historical data of the period to provide a stimulating analysis of the contribution of Byzantine women to the empire."--Jacket
Note English.
ISBN 0203159519 (electronic bk.)
9780203159514 (electronic bk.)
0203024818 (electronic bk.)
9780203024812 (electronic bk.)
9780415146883
0415146887
9786610331925
6610331928
9781134756391 (e-book ; PDF)
1134756399
9781134756346 (e-book ; Mobi)
1134756348
9781134756384 (e-book ; ePub)
1134756380
9780415619448 (paperback)
0415619440
1280331925
9781280331923
ISBN/ISSN 99951831627
OCLC # 49851647
Link EBL
Additional Format Print version: Garland, Lynda, 1955- Byzantine empresses. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999 0415146887 (DLC) 98023383


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