Chapter 1 Princess Pipa as a Taste of a Literary Model

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Princess Pipa or Pipara, concubine or wife of Emperor Gallienus, is a character little known about and from only three sources, all of them heirs to the supposed Emmansche Kaisergeschichte. From these, we follow the trail to a literary model applied to certain empresses in imperial historiography, especially the empress Eudoxia, Arcadius’ wife.

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