Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6967
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brubaker , Leslie.
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  • Title: The Age of Justinian: Gender and Society [The author provides a brief overview of gender issues in sixth century Byzantium. Topics discusssed include gendered expectations for both men and women as reflected in the portrayals of Justinian and Theodora by Procopius, law, public life, patronage, the church, and the increasing restrictions on women's roles after the reign of Justinian. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Justinian.  Edited by Michael Maas.  Cambridge University Press, 2005.  Pages 427 - 447.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Femininity Gender Justinian I, Byzantine Emperor Masculinity Procopius, Historian Rhetoric Theodora, Wife of Justinian I, Byzantine Emperor
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 6
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Birmingham
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0521817462
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