The Alexiad

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Penguin Books, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 560 pages
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The daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Alexius I, Anna Comnena (1083-1153) wrote this work as an account of her father's reign. Although biased in favour of Alexius, the book yields important insights into his rule and provides a picture of the first crusade from a different perspective.

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