Byzantine Empresses: Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - History - 368 pages
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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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Garland is a lecturer in Classics and Ancient History at the University of New England, New South Wales.

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