Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10497
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Krustev , Georgi.
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  • Title: A Poem by Maria Comnene Palaeologina from Manuscript No. 177 of the Ivan Dujcev Centre for Slavo-Byzantine Studies [suggests that the author of the poem was the illegitimate daughter of Michael VIII Palaeologus and was married to Abaka, the Mongol ruler of Persia; she may have found Codex No. 177 in Persia and donated it to the Monastery of the Chora in Constantinople; article includes the text of the poem].
  • Source: Byzantinoslavica 58, 1 ( 1997): Pages 71 - 77.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Greek Literature Literature- Verse Manuscripts Maria Comnene Palaeologina, Wife of Abaka, Mongol Ruler of Persia Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Patronage, Ecclesiastical Women Authors Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Sofia, Ivan Dujcev Centre for Slavo-Byzantine Studies, No. 177. A tetraevangelion with commentaries. The first 245 folios are dated to the eleventh or twelfth century, while the last folio which contains the poem under discussion belongs to the end of the
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English;Greek
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00077712
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