Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 27572
Author(s): Boeck, Elena N.
Title : "The great and much slandered empress": Staging Theodora in 19th century Paris
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference , 35., ( 2009):  Pages 23 - 24.
Year of Publication: 2009.

2. Record Number: 12604
Author(s): Brubaker, Leslie.
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. Byzantine Studies Conference , 35., ( 2009):  Pages 427 - 447.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 8950
Title : Maintaining Boundaries: The Status of Actresses in Early Christian Society [The author deals in part with conditions in early Byzantium. In most instances actresses could only escape social and legal infamy by renouncing the stage. In a few cases, such as that of Theodora, highly favored actresses were able to marry into the senatorial class by some legal manoeuvering. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Vigiliae Christianae , 52., ( 1998):  Pages 293 - 318.
Year of Publication: 1998.

4. Record Number: 3674
Author(s): McClanan, Anne
Title : The Empress Theodora and the Tradition of Women's Patronage in the Early Byzantine Empire
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 50 - 72.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 2284
Author(s): Shahid, Irfan.
Title : The Church of Sts. Sergius and Bacchus in Constantinople: Who Built It and Why? [Suggests that both Justinian and his wife Theodora were responsible but had different motives. Theodora was moved by religious concerns while Justinian was worried about the outcome of the Persian War].
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 84
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 3627
Title : Putting Theodora in Her Place: The Imperial Presence at S. Vitale in Ravenna
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 20., ( 1994):  Pages 42 - 43.
Year of Publication: 1994.

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Title : Empress Theodora and Retinue
Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d9/Theodora_mosaik_ravenna.jpg/250px-Theodora_mosaik_ravenna.jpg
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