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Empresses and power in early Byzantium

by Liz James

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Published by Leicester University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Byzantine Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Empresses -- Byzantine Empire -- Political activity,
    • Women in politics -- Byzantine Empire -- History,
    • Byzantine Empire -- Politics and government -- To 527,
    • Byzantine Empire -- Politics and government -- 527-1081

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-192) and index.

      StatementLiz James.
      SeriesWomen, power, and politics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF556 .J35 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6789520M
      ISBN 100718500768
      LC Control Number00049768

      This is a list of women who were Roman Empress, i.e. the wife of the Roman emperor, the ruler of the Roman Empire.. The Romans had no single term for the position: Latin and Greek titles such as Augusta (Greek Augousta, the female form of the honorific Augustus, a title derived from the name of the first emperor, Augustus), Caesarissa (Greek Kaisarissa, the female form of the honorific Caesar. The early Byzantine period presents the chance to study the nascent form of these practices as we see the transition from Roman imperial norms to new paradigms. The role and representation of imperial women demonstrates how those traditions diverged and coincided on the basis of gender.

      As has been analyzed by L. J, Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium, London, esp. “Will the Real By - zantine Empress Please Stand Up ”, pp. –. Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between and 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.

      Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses: Image and Empire by Anne McClanan (Author) Book Description: 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. Biography of Empress Theodora, Byzantine Feminist Empress Theodora (c. J ), wife of Emperor Justinian I, is regarded as the most powerful woman in Byzantine history. Because of her intelligence and political savvy, she was Justinian's most trusted adviser and used her influence to promote religious and social policies in line with.


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The role of the Byzantine emperor has been exhaustively analyzed; the place of the Byzantine empress -- often perceived as an appendate to male imperial power -- is more eth James begins her study with Helena, mother of the first Christian emperor, Constantine the Great, and ends with Eirene, the only woman to rule as an "emperor" in Byzantium/5.

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Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium (Women, Power Cited by: It begins with Helena, mother of the first Christian emperor, Constantine the Great, and ends with Eirene, the only woman to rule as emperor in Byzantium. Rather than providing an extensive biography of each empress, the author seeks to analyse the nature of female imperial power during this time.

Liz James is the author of Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), A Companion to Byzantium ( /5. Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium by Elizabeth James,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

The scope of the work will make it the most comprehensive guide in the years to come. Specialists will find Byzantine Empresses a valuable source for references, while beginners to the subject will gain an understanding of the range of and limitations on female imperial power throughout Byzantine history.' - Speculum-A Journal of Medieval StudiesCited by: James, Liz Empresses and power in early Byzantium book Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium (Women, Power & Politics).

Women, Power and Politics. Leicester University Press, Leicester. ISBN Full text not available from this repository. Abstract. Liz James is Professor of Art History at the University of Sussex. Her books include Light and Colour in Byzantine Art () and Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium ().

Review of Liz James, Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium (London, ), in Classical Review 53 () – The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between and 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 by: Book Description.

Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between and 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.

DOI link for Byzantine Empresses. Byzantine Empresses book. Women and Power in Byzantium AD Byzantine Empresses. was 'perhaps the most significant event of early tenthcentury Byzantine political and ecclesiastical life'.1 The question was not one of the legality of a fourth marriage, which all ecclesiastical parties considered to.

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The discourse coalesced around the central idea, bound to a myth of origins, that imperial men and women were sacred founders of the.Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium Author: Diliana N. Angelova Publisher: Univ of California Press ISBN: X Category: History Page: .