Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2095
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Armstrong , Dorsey.
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  • Title: In or Out? Origins of Court Eunuchs [The author provides a brief overview of eunuchs at royal courts, emphasizing the late Roman Empire and Byzantium. He is interested in particular in the ethnic origins of eunuchs and whether some were castrated in their home countries for sale to royal courts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond.  Edited by Shaun Tougher.  Classical Press of Wales and Duckworth, 2002.  Pages 143 - 159.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Courts Eunuchs Politics
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean;Italy
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: California State University, Long Beach
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0715631292
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