The Empress Theodora: Partner of Justinian

The Empress Theodora: Partner of Justinian

by James Allan Evans
     
 

A scholarly, yet highly accessible account of the life and times of the Empress Theodora, who rose from actress in burlesque theater to co-ruler of Byzantium.See more details below

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A scholarly, yet highly accessible account of the life and times of the Empress Theodora, who rose from actress in burlesque theater to co-ruler of Byzantium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292702707
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Sales rank:
1,105,381
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1. A New Dynasty Takes Power
Chapter 2. The EarlyLife 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 Strategy
Chapter 9. The Coercion of Rome
Chapter 10. Afterword
Abbreviations
Bibliography
Notes
Index

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