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1. Record Number: 45559
Author(s): Nesseris, Ilias,
Title : Children from Lesbos Go to Constantinople
Source: Mobility and Migration in Byzantium: A Sourcebook.   Edited by Claudia Rapp and Johannes Preiser-Kapeller .   V&R unipress, Vienna University Press, 2023.  Pages 178 - 181. The text is from Demetrios Sophianos, ? ????? G???????? ?p?s??p?? ?ss?? (ß? µ?s? t?? ??’ a????a) ?a? t? ?????????? t?? ?e?µe?a (???t??? ??d?s?), Mesaionika kai Nea Ellenika 7 (2004) 293–367, at 307–318 (edition of L) and 319–346 (edition of P). Trans. by Ilias Nesseris. The book is available open access at: https://www.vr-elibrary.de/doi/pdf/10.14220/9783737013413
Year of Publication: 2023.

2. Record Number: 9718
Author(s): Stephenson, Paul.
Title : Anna Comnena's "Alexiad" as a Source for the Second Crusade?
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 29., 1 (March 2003):  Pages 41 - 54.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 20895
Author(s): Nardi, Eva
Title : Bella come luna, fulgida come il sole: un appunto sulla donna nei testi bizantinii dell'XI e XII secolo [Byzantine sources added to the passive qualities ascribed to a good woman by the classics. Christian virtues like faith, beauty, and good character were described in terms of light. Beauty of form was believed, in the Platonic tradition, to reflect beauty of the soul. Annihilaation of the female ego was supposed to let the divine light shine through. Writers discussed include Michael Psellos, George Tornikis (bishop of Ephesus), Basil of Achrida, and Anna Komnena. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medioevo Greco: Rivista di Storia e Filologia Bizantina , ( 2000):  Pages 135 - 141.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 4497
Author(s): Reinsch, Diether R.
Title : Women's Literature in Byzantium? The Case of Anna Komnene [The author examines Anna's portrayal of powerful women who were actively involved in politics (Anna Dalassena, Irene Doukaina, Maria of Alania, and Anna Komnena herself)].
Source: Full-text of the Alexiad in English (from the Medieval Sourcebook)
Year of Publication: 2000.

5. Record Number: 1845
Author(s): Garland, Lynda.
Title : Morality Versus Politics at the Byzantine Court: The Charges Against Marie of Antioch and Euphrosyne [both were accused of adultery; Marie was executed, while Euphrosyne, the power behind the throne, was exiled for six months before her husband recalled her].
Source: Byzantinische Forschungen , 24., ( 1997):  Pages 259 - 295. Special issue: Conformity and Non-Conformity in Byzantium: Papers Given at the Eighth Conference of the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, University of New England, Australia, July 1993.
Year of Publication: 1997.

6. Record Number: 1985
Author(s): Irmscher, J.
Title : Bertha von Sulzbach, Gemahlin Manuels I
Source: Byzantinische Forschungen , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 279 - 290. Issue Title: Byzance et l'Europe. 6e Symposion Byzantinon l'Automne 1992.
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 10892
Author(s): Thomas, R. D.
Title : Anna Comnena’s Account of the First Crusade: History and Politics in the Reigns of the Emperors Alexius I and Manuel I Comnenus [Anna Komnena’s account exhibits a tension between her feminine posture (as a woman author and dutiful daughter of Emperor Alexios) and more masculine aspirations (including interests in court politics and imperial power, traits commonly associated with m
Source: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies , 15., ( 1991):  Pages 269 - 312.
Year of Publication: 1991.