Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 752
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Anderson , J. C. and M. J. Jeffreys
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  • Title: The Decoration of the Sevastokratorissa's Tent [Greek text, English translation, and commentary on two poems describing Eirene's tent; the authors see parallels in the secular motifs of muses and peacocks with decorations found on ivory boxes].
  • Source: Byzantion 64, 1 ( 1994): Pages 8 - 18.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Journal Article;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Decorative Arts Byzantium Classical Influences Eirene the Sevastokratorissa, Wife of Andronikos the Sevastokrator Greek Literature Ivories Literature- Verse Mangana Poems Noble Women Tents
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Two Figures. Eleventh-century Venetian manuscript illustration showing a tent painted with animal figures. Figure Two is an eleventh-century ivory box decorated with a centaur and dancers.
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  • Author's Affiliation: George Washington University, Sydney University
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English;Greek
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03782506
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