Women, Men, and Eunuchs: Gender in Byzantium
Psychology Press, 1997 - Social Science - 207 pages
The collected papers in this volume present a unique introduction both to the history of women, of men and eunuchs, or the third sex, in Byzantium and to the various theoretical and methodological approaches through which the topic can be examined. The contributors use evidence from both texts and images to give a wide-ranging picture of the place of women and Byzantine society and the perceptions of women held by that society.
Women, Men and Eunuchs offers a unique and valuable exploration of the issue of gender in Byzantium, which will fascinate anyone interested in ancient and medieval history and gender studies.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CassandraStrand - LibraryThing
Women, Men and Eunuchs: Gender in Byzantium is a series nine academic articles compiled into this relatively small volume on gender in the Byzantine Empire. I say relatively small because it is a 207 ... Read full review