Byzantine women : varieties of experience 800-1200 / edited by Lynda Garland

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Subjects: Women--Byzantine Empire
Women--History--Middle Ages, 500-1500
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot [England] ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006
Series: Publications for the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College, London 8
Publications (King's College (University of London). Centre for Hellenic Studies) 8
LC Classification: H, HQ
Additional Authors: Garland, Lynda, 1955-
Notes: LCCN: 2006016617
ISBN: 075465737X (alk. paper)
EAN: 9780754657378
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-213) and index
Contents: Changing functions of monasteries for women during Byzantine iconoclasm / Judith Herrin -- Kassia the Nun c.810-c.865 : an appreciation / Anna M. Silvas -- Propriety, practicality and pleasure : the parameters of women's dress in Byzantium, A.D. 1000-1200 / Timothy Dawson -- Taxing Sophronia's son-in-law : representations of women in provincial documents / Leonora Neville -- Mary 'of Alania' : woman and empress between two worlds / Lynda Garland & Stephen Rapp -- Middle Byzantine family values and Anna Komnene's Alexiad / Dion C. Smythe -- Women in Byzantine novels of the twelfth century : an interplay between norm and fantasy / Corinne Jouanno -- Street life in Constantinople : women and the carnivalesque / Lynda Garland -- Imperial women and entertainment at the middle Byzantine court / Lynda Garland
Physical Description: xix, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 69241486
ISBN/ISSN: 075465737X
9780754657378

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