Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 12364
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lauxtermann , Marc.
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  • Title: Three Biographical Notes [the first concerns Kassia, the hymnwriter and abbess; the author analyzes the story which places Kassia in a bride show for the young emperor Theophilos; the author argues that the story was intended to rehabilitate Kassia's reputation and banish all doubts about her lukewarm support of iconophilia orthodoxy].
  • Source: Byzantinische Zeitschrift 91, 2 ( 1998): Pages 391 - 405.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bride Shows Brides Byzantium Iconoclasm Kassia, Poet Noble Women Women Authors
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 9
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00077704
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