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In AD 1077, the town of Raidestos rebelled against the Byzantine government. Knowledge of this rebellion and the fact that it was led by a woman known as “Batatzina” mostly comes from Michael Attaleiates’ The History. This article explores previous scholarly analyses of the rebellion and explains the inclusion of Batatzina and her uprising in The History.

In: Mujeres imperiales, mujeres reales