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Theodora, Empress of Byzantium.

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Theodora, Empress, consort of Justinian I, Emperor of the East, d
StatementTranslated by Samuel R. Rosenbaum.
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LC ClassificationsDF572.5 .D513
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Paginationxi, 204 p.
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Open LibraryOL5224287M
ISBN 100804412308
LC Control Number75189879

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Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian. Theodora, Empress of Byzantium book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. In this book, James Allan Evans provides a scholarly, yet highly accessible account of the life and times of the Empress Theodora.

He follows her from her childhood as a Hippodrome bearkeeper's daughter to her imperial roles as Justinian's most trusted counselor and. Theodora, Byzantine Empress of Byzantium. book known for her intelligence and political acumen. Though her background was considered disreputable, she married Justinian, who became emperor, allowing her to wield considerable influence.

She famously championed women’s rights and mitigated the ongoing persecution of the miaphysite sect. Was Theodora I, the wife of Emperor Justinian of Byzantium (reigned - CE), a heroine. The historian Treadgold calls her a protectress of women, as she used her influence to help them gain is also seen in popular legend as a protector and defender Theodora the poor and weak.

The book basically covers the life of the Empress Theodora, as the title pretty much gives that away. Theodora has always been a interesting historical figure and depending on who you ask is either a great woman of history or some one who should be ignored/5.

This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium. Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian, began her life as the daughter of a bear-keeper and rose to be Justinian's partner in politics as well as in life, ruling from to /5(1).

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This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium.

Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian, began her life as the daughter of a bear-keeper and rose to be Justinian's partner in politics as well as in life, ruling from to /5(2).

The Empress Theodora The Empress Theodora by James Allan Evans, The Empress Theodora Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Empress Theodora books, Even by modern standards, the Empress Theodora (?) had a remarkable rise to power.

Born into the lowest class of Byzantine society, she worked as an actress in burlesque theater. This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium.

Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian, began her life as the daughter of a bear-keeper and rose to be Justinian's partner in. ‎Even by modern standards, the Empress Theodora (?) had a remarkable rise to power.

Born into the lowest class of Byzantine society, she worked as an actress in burlesque theater. Yet she attracted the love of the future emperor Justinian, who, to the astonishment of proper society, made her not.

Paolo’s Ceasaratti’s Theodora: Empress of Byzantium is a very comprehensive biography of Empress Theodora. Because I did not know much about her, it was fascinating how she rose up from humble beginnings to become an empress of the Byzantine empire. Theodora was the daughter of a bear trainer and a dancer and an actress.

- Buy Theodora: Empress of Byzantium book online at best prices in India on Read Theodora: Empress of Byzantium book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:   Theodora became empress of the Byzantine Empire during the 6 th century AD. She was the wife of Justinian I, one of the most notable Byzantine emperors.

As empress, Theodora used her position and influence to institute reforms within the empire, in particular those that promoted the status of : Dhwty. This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium.

Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian, began her life as the daughter of a bear-keeper and rose to be Justinian's partner in 3/5(1).

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The daughter of a bear-keeper, Theodora went on to become a mime in obscene productions, a prostitute, a mistress of wealthy patrons, and, at last, an empress.

Cesaretti, internationally recognized authority in Byzantine studies, uses original sources, including the writings of Procopius, who served under Theodora’s rule. Procopius’s highly critical and acerbic account of the imperial couple’s reign, The Secret History, is still “the best tool for researching the life of Theodora” despite 5/5.

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Social. Mail. Emperor Justinian I. Like her€ Images for Theodora, Empress Of Byzantium Theodora was a Byzantine Empress as the spouse of the Byzantine emperor Theophilos, and regent of her son, Michael III, from Theophilos death in to : Theodora: Empress of Byzantium 1 Feb This book is a gripping.

: Theodora. Empress of Byzantium. Translated by Samuel R. Rosenbaum.: XI, Seiten. Original-Leinenband mit Schutzumschlag. Schutzumschlag mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, sonst handelt es sich um ein gutes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Mit größerer Bleistiftsignatur des Vorbesitzers auf dem Vorsatzblatt.

Mit Bleistiftanstreichungen neben dem Textblock auf den. The intended audience of this document was the citizens of Byzantium.

It was written about their rulers, emperor Justinian and empress Theodora, and this part of the book is about the Nika Revolt. The citizens of the empire could easily relate to the book, and they would probably be the most interested in learning about those two people. Empress Theodora (c. –J ), wife of Emperor Justinian I, is regarded as the most powerful woman in Byzantine e of her intelligence and political savvy, she was Justinian’s most trusted adviser and used her influence to promote religious and social policies in.

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Interior leaves are clean and tight. A modern biography of Theodora I ( A.D.), sife of Justinian I ( A.D.), ruler of the Byzantine Empire.

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Lars Brownworth, an established author, tried to do justice to the book and offer a voice to the ones drowned out by the pages of history. He told the stories of a great empire that served as a ground of rebirth for a crumbling Rome, rescuing it from a certain doom, in an attempt to.

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- Financial Times Roman historian Procopius publicly praised Theodora of Constantinople for her piety-while secretly detailing her salacious stage act and maligning her as ruthless and power hungry.Books Hello, Sign in.

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