Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8178
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ciggaar , K.
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  • Title: Theophano: An Empress Reconsidered [evaluates contemporary accounts of Theophano, both positive and negative ; among the latter is a German nun's vision of Theophano in purgatory and numerous complaints about her love of foreign luxury].
  • Source: The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of the First Millennium.  Edited by Adelbert Davids.  Cambridge University Press, 1995.  Pages 49 - 63.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Empresses Historiography Patronage, Ecclesiastical Theophano, Wife of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor
  • Geographic Area: France;Germany
  • Century: 10-11
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  • Illustrations: One figure. Tenth century Byzantine ivory of the Crucifixion now in the Gemeentemuseum, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Leyden
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0521452961
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