Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9040
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Miller , Dean A.
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  • Title: Byzantine Sovereignty and Feminine Potencies [The author explores a variety of situations in which the Byzantine emperor was invested with or connected to feminine characteristics. This ranges from nurturing and merciful power to associations with Sophia (Holy Wisdom) and the Theotokos (the Virgin as God-Bearer). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women and Sovereignty.  Edited by Louise Olga Fradenburg. Cosmos: The Yearbook of the Traditional Cosmology Society, volume 7Cosmos: The Yearbook of the Traditional Cosmology Society, 7.  Edinburgh University Press, 1992.  Pages 250 - 263.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Emperors Femininity Gender Politics Power
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Rochester, New York
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0748603204
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