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Women, Men, and Eunuchs: Gender in Byzantium

Liz James - Social Science - 1997 - 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 ...
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Wonderful Things: Byzantium Through Its Art : Papers from the Forty-second ...

Antony Eastmond, Liz James - Art - 2013 - 328 pages
The essays collected in this book were delivered at the XLII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, held in London in 2009 to accompany the exhibition Byzantium 330-1453, at ...
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Desire and denial in Byzantium: papers from the 31st Spring Symposium of ...

Liz James - Art - 1999 - 220 pages
The papers in this volume derive from the 31st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, held for the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies at the University of Sussex ...
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Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium

Liz James - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 194 pages
"This book covers the fourth to the eighth centuries AD, a period of transition from the pagan Roman world to the Christian Byzantine Empire - the move from a classical to a ...
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Light and Colour in Byzantine Art

Liz James - Art - 1996 - 157 pages
This is the first book to investigate the issue of light and colour in Byzantine art. Liz James argues that in neglecting colour, we have not fully understood Byzantine art ...
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Ethnography After Antiquity: Foreign Lands and Peoples in Byzantine Literature

Anthony Kaldellis - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 288 pages
Although Greek and Roman authors wrote ethnographic texts describing foreign cultures, ethnography seems to disappear from Byzantine literature after the seventh century C.E ...
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The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography: Volume II: Genres ...

Professor Stephanos Efthymiadis - Religion - 2014 - 536 pages
For an entire millennium, Byzantine hagiography, inspired by the veneration of many saints, exhibited literary dynamism and a capacity to vary its basic forms. The subgenres ...
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A Companion to the Etruscans

Sinclair Bell, Alexandra A. Carpino - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 528 pages
This new collection presents a rich selection of innovative scholarship on the Etruscans, a vibrant, independent people whose distinct civilization flourished in central Italy ...
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A Companion to Greek Mythology

Ken Dowden, Niall Livingstone - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 672 pages
A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks ...
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