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Galla placidia;the last roman empress.

Author: Hagith Sivan.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011]
Series: Women in antiquity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even by the standards of royalty in antiquity the life of Galla Placidia (c. 390-450 CE) seems an aberration. Daughter, granddaughter, and sister of Roman emperors, wife of a Gothic chieftain and of a Roman general, and mother of a Roman emperor and of Attila's would be bride, Galla's adventures reflect the vicissitudes of the late Roman Empire itself. This new biography incorporates and advances current approaches  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
biografi
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Hagith Sivan.
Galla placidia;the last roman empress.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011]
(DLC) 2010041076
(OCoLC)666878052
Named Person: Galla Placidia, Empress; Galla Placidia, Empress; Kaiserin) Galla Placidia (Römisches Reich
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hagith Sivan.
ISBN: 9780199702428 019970242X 9780190261269 0190261269
OCLC Number: 1010958654
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. A Wedding in Gaul (414); 2. Funerals in Barcelona (414-416); 3. The Making of an Empress (417-425); 4. Restoration and Rehabilitation (425-431); 5. A Bride, a Book, and a Pope (437-438); 6. Between Rome and Ravenna (438-450); 7. Conclusion; Appendixes; A. Maps: Galla's Life in Cartography; B. Time Line; C. Family Tree; D. Images; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; Z.
Series Title: Women in antiquity.

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Even by the standards of royalty in antiquity the life of Galla Placidia (c. 390-450 CE) seems an aberration. Daughter, granddaughter, and sister of Roman emperors, wife of a Gothic chieftain and of  Read more...

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The book contains much that is useful and interesting about the life of women in the Late Empire. The picture of Galla Placidia that emerges is of a strong, determined and formidable woman who was Read more...

 
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