Chapter 16 Fleeting but Powerful: Portraits of Empresses of the Iconoclast Period

In: Mujeres imperiales, mujeres reales

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Many Byzantine empresses of the eighth and ninth centuries are barely visible in the historical record, appearing in brief and often unfounded accounts. Nevertheless, it will be argued that, despite the problems inherent in the sources, these empresses are regularly depicted in ways that betray their active role in the private and public spheres.

Mujeres imperiales, mujeres reales

Representaciones públicas y representaciones del poder en la Antigüedad tardía y Bizancio



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