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  • Record Number: 10131
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Frankopan , Peter.
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  • Title: Perception and Projection of Prejudice: Anna Comnena, the "Alexiad," and the First Crusade [The author argues that historians' judgment of Anna Komnena and her "Alexiad" is biased and inaccurate. He suggests that the errors in the text are a result of her sources and that she goes out of her way to present her father, the emperor, in an accurate and balanced fashion. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Gendering the Crusades.  Edited by Susan B. Edgington and Sarah Lambert.  University of Wales Press, 2001.  Pages 59 - 76.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Crusades- First Crusade Crusades Historiography Komnena, Anna, Historian- Alexiad Sources Women Authors
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 11-12
  • Related Resources: Full-text of the Alexiad in English (from the Medieval Sourcebook) ; Peter Frankopan shows how evaluations of the worth of the Byzantine princess Anna Comnena's account of the Fir
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  • Author's Affiliation: Worcester College, Oxford.
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708317057
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