Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 753
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Jeffreys , Michael and Elizabeth Jeffreys
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  • Title: Who Was Eirene the Sevastokratorissa? [argues that Eirene was of Western origins, probably a Norman, chosen to marry the son of the Emperor John II Komnenos in order to help bring the Normans into the Byzantine orbit].
  • Source: Byzantion 64, 1 ( 1994): Pages 40 - 68.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Diplomacy Education Eirene the Sevastokratorissa, Wife of Andronikos the Sevastokrator Marriage Noble Women Normans Patronage, Literary Politics Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Sydney (Jeffreys and Jeffreys)
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03782506
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