Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8848
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cowdrey , H. E. J.
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  • Title: Pope Victor and the Empress A [The author argues that a letter from a pope to a Byzantine empress should be identified as Pope Victor III writing to Anna Dalassena in 1086/1087 concerning mistreatment of Western pilgrims by Byzantine imperial officials. The Latin text of the letter is presented in an appendix. The manuscript source is lost but the text is printed in Mabillon, "Annales OSB" and in Migne, "Patrologia Latina" 149. 961-2. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Byzantinische Zeitschrift 84, ( 1991): Pages 43 - 48.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Dalassena, Anna, Mother of Alexios I Komnenos, Byzantine Emperor Diplomacy Empresses Intercession Pilgrimage Victor III, Pope- Letters
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean;Italy
  • Century: 11
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Oxford
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00077704
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