Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11274
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hill , Barbara
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  • Title: The ideal Imperial Komnenian Women [drawing upon funeral orations and speeches, the author analyzes the female virtues praised before the emperor (beauty, piety, fertility, and modesty) and those for a female patron (self-control, learning, and wisdom)].
  • Source: Byzantinische Forschungen 23, ( 1996): Pages 7 - 18. Revised papers that were originally read at the session entitled "Komnenian Culture" at the Twentieth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, on September 21, 1994
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Doukaina, Irene, Byzantine Empress, Wife of Alexios I Komnenos Empresses Komnena, Anna, Historian Laudatory Literature Polemics- Women Princesses Rhetoric Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01675346
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