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The empress Theodora : partner of Justinian

Author: J A S Evans; University of Texas Press.
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First paperback printingView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the life and times of the Empress Theodora. This book follows her from her childhood as a Hippodrome bear-keeper's daughter to her imperial roles as Justinian's trusted  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A S Evans; University of Texas Press.
ISBN: 0292721056 9780292721050 0292702701 9780292702707
OCLC Number: 1034646039
Description: XVI, [10], 146 stron : ilustracje ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface IntroductionChapter 1. A New Dynasty Takes Power Chapter 2. The Early Life of Theodora Chapter 3. The Early Years in Power Chapter 4. The Nika Revolt Chapter 5. Theodora's Friends and Enemies Chapter 6. Theodora and Foreign Policy Chapter 7. The Theological Dilemma: The Search for Common Ground Chapter 8. Theodora's Quest for a New StrategyChapter 9. The Coercion of Rome Chapter 10. Afterword Abbreviations BibliographyNotes Index
Responsibility: James Allan Evans.

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"There is no other book that gives Theodora as extensive or as penetrating treatment as this one... The task is worthwhile, because Theodora is a figure of historical importance and great interest Read more...

 
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