Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2016

256 Pages | 12 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190498177

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Anna Komnene

The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Leonora Neville

Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture

  • First book devoted to understanding Anna Komnene since 1929, and the first ever to systematically examine how she presents herself in the Alexiad
  • Offers a systematic explanation of the relationship between Anna's gender and her writing
  • Brings the life and work of a major, but understudied, medieval female author to a wide audience