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Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses: Image and Empire
This book reconsiders a wide array of images of Byzantine empresses on media as diverse as bronze coins and gold mosaic from the fifth through seventh centuries A.D. The representations have often been viewed in terms of individual personas, but strong typological currents frame their medieval context. Empress Theodora, the target of political pornography, has consumed the...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 9th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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